It’s warming up by the day here in Dallas, Georgia, near Atlanta. At Creekside Pines Retirement Community, we are always looking for fun, new ways to encourage our residents to get out and about to enjoy the hot southern summer. [...]
What is self-care? It is the act of doing things that preserve or improve one’s mental and physical health. We often think of health in terms of exercise and nutrition, and what is often left out is self-care. But engaging [...]
As spring approaches, now is the perfect time to find new ways to stay busy during the beautiful upcoming months. Whether it be getting outside and exploring the beautiful landscapes that surround us here at Creekside Pines, our Dallas, GA [...]
At Creekside Pines, a Dallas, GA Retirement Village, home means many different things– fun, family, warmth and safety. But we can’t forget about food! Sharing delicious meals with friends in a comfortable, cozy space can really make you feel at [...]
Staying warm is essential for our comfort and health–our bodies are more susceptible to colds, infections, and viruses when the temperature drops. Prepare early for the cold, and remember that it’s okay to invest in things, like space heaters and [...]
Don’t look now, but the lusty month of May is busting out of the gate with two incredibly exciting, yet radically different events on its first weekend. On Saturday, May 4, a handful of Sunshine communities will be treated to [...]
Frankly, my dear, people actually still give a damn about the classic movie, Gone with the Wind, even 80 years after it premiered in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, theaters across the country have been presenting special 80th anniversary screenings of [...]
We may not have any skeletons in our closet. Or bats in our belfry. Come to think of it, we may not even have a belfry. But what Sunshine Retirement Communities do have this October are more tricks and treats [...]
The recent scenes of flooding brought on by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina serve as a not-so-subtle reminder that we live in a world where natural disasters are becoming somewhat easier to predict, but as impossible as ever to prevent. [...]
Fruits and veggies are the way to go in any season, and the best way to obtain them is to garden. Did you know gardening is an essential part of our evolution? Over 23,000 years ago, our early ancestors began planting and growing food. They gave up their nomadic lifestyle, and these humans laid down roots that signified the beginning of civilization.
This is the kind of hobby that fulfills every need. There are so many things you can plant, watch grow, and enjoy in a recipe!
Have you ever planted a garden? What was your favorite thing to grow?
Summer means warmer temperatures! Even though spending time in the sun is great, there are also a bunch of indoor activities you can do to keep cool. Here are some of our favorite things to do: - Watch a movie or TV series - Read a book - Learn a new recipe - Make arts and crafts
The possibilities are endless, whether you're inside or outdoors!