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Atlanta Senior Life focuses on the interests, accomplishments and lifestyles of the active senior population in metro Atlanta. Editorial topics and features include health and wellness, technology, personal finance, volunteer service, travel, entertainment and listings of local events and resources.

Atlanta Senior Life is published monthly by Springs Publishing and delivered to retirement communities, senior residences, recreation centers, grocery stores, libraries, churches and synagogues, medical offices and clinics, retail stores, restaurants and other selected locations in metro Atlanta where active seniors shop, live, volunteer, work or play.

Elder Fraud Sweep & Fraud Hotline - Atlanta Senior Life
04/10/2020
Elder Fraud Sweep & Fraud Hotline - Atlanta Senior Life

Elder Fraud Sweep & Fraud Hotline - Atlanta Senior Life

This year, prosecutors charged more than 400 defendants, far surpassing the 260 defendants charged in cases as part of last year’s sweep. In each case, offenders allegedly engaged in financial schemes that targeted or largely affected seniors. In total, the charged elder fraud schemes caused alleg...

These Days: Stories from the Courts - Atlanta Senior Life
04/09/2020
These Days: Stories from the Courts - Atlanta Senior Life

These Days: Stories from the Courts - Atlanta Senior Life

The courts provided a newspaperman’s fantasy come true. What stories! True crime tales. Good guys and bad guys. Good cops and bad cops. Celebrities caught driving drunk. Heroes, villains, big verdicts, just plain weird stuff. Lots of action and emotion. Sometimes, it felt a curtain rose on a drama...

Technical Difficulties - Atlanta Senior Life
04/08/2020
Technical Difficulties - Atlanta Senior Life

Technical Difficulties - Atlanta Senior Life

When I visit my mother, I notice that she defers to the old movie channels on regular TV. She admitted that she forgets the process of pulling up apps like Netflix, so my next step was to write the process down in the spiral notebook that she keeps next to her recliner. She told me later that she si...

Smart Tech Solutions for Aging in Place - Atlanta Senior Life
04/07/2020
Smart Tech Solutions for Aging in Place - Atlanta Senior Life

Smart Tech Solutions for Aging in Place - Atlanta Senior Life

As our population ages and more people prefer to remain in their homes for as long as possible, technology continues to offer more solutions to aid their safety and the peace of mind of family and friends. Combinations of devices, new applications and the internet make it possible to tailor a tech s...

Builder changes landscapes and lives, with lessons learned in childhood - Atlanta Senior Life
04/06/2020
Builder changes landscapes and lives, with lessons learned in childhood - Atlanta Senior Life

Builder changes landscapes and lives, with lessons learned in childhood - Atlanta Senior Life

When Millard Choate started his company in the basement of his home in 1989, he simultaneously launched its outreach work to help end cystic fibrosis. Both life missions have achieved remarkable success. Choate Construction now has six regional offices scattered from Raleigh, N.C. to Savannah, Ga.

A Case for Case Management - Atlanta Senior Life
04/03/2020
A Case for Case Management - Atlanta Senior Life

A Case for Case Management - Atlanta Senior Life

In today’s complex hospital systems, case managers not only focus on illness, they also ensure chronically ill patients receive high-quality care in the least restrictive settings. With sky-high medical costs, their current role includes striving to achieve the most cost-effective treatment, wheth...

Out of the Blue: Blue Heron Nature Preserve - Atlanta Senior Life
04/02/2020
Out of the Blue: Blue Heron Nature Preserve - Atlanta Senior Life

Out of the Blue: Blue Heron Nature Preserve - Atlanta Senior Life

Blue Heron Nature Preserve has plenty to celebrate in April. Not only will the North Buckhead environmental center mark its 20th anniversary on Earth Day, but it’s also honoring the arrival of a new executive director and the opening of phase one of the Blueway Trail.

Celebrating the Great Outdoors: Trees Atlanta's Mission - Atlanta Senior Life
04/01/2020
Celebrating the Great Outdoors: Trees Atlanta's Mission - Atlanta Senior Life

Celebrating the Great Outdoors: Trees Atlanta's Mission - Atlanta Senior Life

During April, Trees Atlanta plans to take part in the 50th observance of Earth Day on April 22 by doing a tree planting project and educational programs. But understandably, the group’s bigger push has historically come on Arbor Day. In addition to that, a much bigger and decade-long offensive has...

Where to Get Information about COVID-19 and What's Happening in Atlanta - Atlanta Senior Life
03/16/2020
Where to Get Information about COVID-19 and What's Happening in Atlanta - Atlanta Senior Life

Where to Get Information about COVID-19 and What's Happening in Atlanta - Atlanta Senior Life

While we do our best to keep updated info on our site, things are changing quickly. However, you can keep up with the latest news through the websites of our sister publications, Atlanta INtown—atlantaintownpaper.com—and Reporter Newspapers—reporternewspapers.net.

Beware the Smishers! - Atlanta Senior Life
03/12/2020
Beware the Smishers! - Atlanta Senior Life

Beware the Smishers! - Atlanta Senior Life

Just when we got our heads around phishing, skimmers and a host of other scams, a new one pops up—smishing, or SMS phishing—disguised as a FedEx package-delivery text.

Ask Rusty: What Happens to my Social Security if I Die at Age 62? - Atlanta Senior Life
03/11/2020
Ask Rusty: What Happens to my Social Security if I Die at Age 62? - Atlanta Senior Life

Ask Rusty: What Happens to my Social Security if I Die at Age 62? - Atlanta Senior Life

Social Security FICA payroll taxes collected from current workers are used to pay all those who are currently receiving benefits. Any excess collected which is not paid out in benefits is deposited into a special Trust Fund and held in reserve for the future. My hope is that understanding this will....

Support and Sign Up for Senior Olympics - Atlanta Senior Life
03/09/2020
Support and Sign Up for Senior Olympics - Atlanta Senior Life

Support and Sign Up for Senior Olympics - Atlanta Senior Life

Georgia residents 50 and older are invited to stay active and enjoy competitive fun through the Senior Olympics. While games are held on national and state levels, they’re also hosted in several Atlanta metro counties.

Good eats!
03/05/2020
A Taste of the Irish - Atlanta Senior Life

Good eats!

St. Patrick’s Day beckons, and while Atlanta area Irish spots will pull out all the stops to celebrate, where do you go the rest of the month—and year—for some true-natured immersion in the auld sod? Here are some suggestions.

A Collection of Ballparks - Atlanta Senior Life
03/04/2020
A Collection of Ballparks - Atlanta Senior Life

A Collection of Ballparks - Atlanta Senior Life

Greg Hutchinson has seen games played on historic fields and in newly opened ones. He figures that counting current and past parks, he’s watched games played in something like 43 major league ballparks. The major leagues contain only 30 teams.

Museum preserves quilting’s past, promotes its future - Atlanta Senior Life
03/03/2020
Museum preserves quilting’s past, promotes its future - Atlanta Senior Life

Museum preserves quilting’s past, promotes its future - Atlanta Senior Life

The Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum, which opened in 2012, attracts nationally touring exhibitions and visitors from across the country and beyond. The museum offers a wide range of educational opportunities, including quilting expos, lectures, classes for adults and children, and summer camps t...

Sew in Love: Quilters Hang Together by Many Threads - Atlanta Senior Life
03/02/2020
Sew in Love: Quilters Hang Together by Many Threads - Atlanta Senior Life

Sew in Love: Quilters Hang Together by Many Threads - Atlanta Senior Life

It’s show time for the Bulloch Hall guild, which is based in Roswell at the childhood home of Mittie Bulloch, the mother of President Theodore Roosevelt. From March 6-15, the guild will host Bulloch Hall’s 38th Annual Quilt Show, a commissioned show entitled “Inspired by Endangered Species.”

02/14/2020

Sign up to participate in the Gwinnett Senior Golden Games by March 1!

Gwinnett Senior Golden Games will be held March 25-May 6 at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044. Get more info at [email protected] or gwinnettseniorgoldengames.org.

Presented in partnership with Gwinnett Parks & Recreation, Gwinnett Senior Golden Games provides adults 50 years of age and older with an opportunity to participate and compete in a variety of sports. There are events in archery, billiards, bowling, darts, pickleball, pinochle, table tennis, tennis and much more. Registration is open online; mailed registration forms must be postmarked by March 1.

These Days: The Older Set - Atlanta Senior Life
02/11/2020
These Days: The Older Set - Atlanta Senior Life

These Days: The Older Set - Atlanta Senior Life

Now I regularly watch the news, sports, a smattering of sitcoms and some British imports. The actors are old and act older, even the ones I used to watch when they were young. Judd Hirsch is old and irascible on one show. Elliott Gould is old and clueless in another. They seem so, well, old.

Stay Safe: Resolutions and Taxes - Atlanta Senior Life
02/10/2020
Stay Safe: Resolutions and Taxes - Atlanta Senior Life

Stay Safe: Resolutions and Taxes - Atlanta Senior Life

Why pay 500 bucks a year to walk on the treadmill? We have roads, paths and other venues where you can happily frolic at your own pace. Walk two miles a day, don’t eat like a pig and you’ll drop weight.

Even with the cold weather, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.
02/07/2020
Spring 2020 Gardening Lecture Series - Atlanta Senior Life

Even with the cold weather, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.

The North Fulton Master Gardeners, in partnership with the UGA Cooperative Extension in Fulton County, is conducting a series of nine free classes for North Fulton residents. Each class emphasizes practical activities at the time of year that’s best suited for it.

The Key to Elder Abuse Prevention Is Education - Atlanta Senior Life
02/06/2020
The Key to Elder Abuse Prevention Is Education - Atlanta Senior Life

The Key to Elder Abuse Prevention Is Education - Atlanta Senior Life

Today, scammers are looking for non-cash transactions, like electronic transfers and debit cards. One of many problems he sees is that email seems to give older (and lonely) people courage to “talk” to predators they don’t know—and even more courage (as in the Perkins case) when they meet a ...

Local Aqua Zumba Instructor Helps Older Adults Stay Strong - Atlanta Senior Life
02/05/2020
Local Aqua Zumba Instructor Helps Older Adults Stay Strong - Atlanta Senior Life

Local Aqua Zumba Instructor Helps Older Adults Stay Strong - Atlanta Senior Life

I recently spent time with Marlene Colon, a seemingly ageless local fitness instructor. If you’ve taken an aerobics or dance-based fitness class at any of the top fitness clubs in Dunwoody or Sandy Springs during the past 30 years, you’ve probably encountered her.

Celebrating the givers to our community...
02/04/2020
Volunteers Lend a Hand to Arts and Culture Around Atlanta - Atlanta Senior Life

Celebrating the givers to our community...

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of metro Atlanta volunteers spend time each week helping local cultural institutions. They water flowers, stuff envelopes, field phone calls, guide school groups through exhibits, give history lessons, raise money and do all sorts of other things that local museums, gard...

Southern Comfort: The ageless glory of the Colonnade - Atlanta Senior Life
01/16/2020
Southern Comfort: The ageless glory of the Colonnade - Atlanta Senior Life

Southern Comfort: The ageless glory of the Colonnade - Atlanta Senior Life

The Colonnade's accepting atmosphere is a main reason why folks keep coming back. The restaurant has some regulars who have been showing up to lunch or dinner two or three times a week for decades. The other reason they come back is the food. The Colonnade offers traditional Southern fare and the sa...

Ask Rusty: Does Paying Social Security Payroll Tax Increase my Benefit? - Atlanta Senior Life
01/15/2020
Ask Rusty: Does Paying Social Security Payroll Tax Increase my Benefit? - Atlanta Senior Life

Ask Rusty: Does Paying Social Security Payroll Tax Increase my Benefit? - Atlanta Senior Life

Everyone who works and earns—even those who are collecting Social Security benefits—must pay the Social Security FICA payroll tax. But paying that payroll tax doesn't entitle you to a benefit increase. The FICA tax you pay doesn’t get credited to a personal account for you; rather, it goes int...

Sherry Frank: An activist and grandmother writes her memoir - Atlanta Senior Life
01/14/2020
Sherry Frank: An activist and grandmother writes her memoir - Atlanta Senior Life

Sherry Frank: An activist and grandmother writes her memoir - Atlanta Senior Life

Sherry Frank has worked to promote human rights, civil rights and women’s rights. She describes herself as “a pretty passionate feminist.” She’s been involved in Atlanta politics for decades. She helped start a successful synagogue, Congregation Or Hadash in Sandy Springs, and served as its ...

Two Million Served: Midtown church’s food ministry - Atlanta Senior Life
01/10/2020
Two Million Served: Midtown church’s food ministry - Atlanta Senior Life

Two Million Served: Midtown church’s food ministry - Atlanta Senior Life

Every weekday morning, a line of people forms outside the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Midtown. They are there for the lunch of soup, bread and dessert that has been provided by the Lutheran Community Food Ministry since 1982. On Oct. 23, 2019, the food ministry celebrated a monumental milesto...

Check on Charities before Donating your Dollars - Atlanta Senior Life
01/08/2020
Check on Charities before Donating your Dollars - Atlanta Senior Life

Check on Charities before Donating your Dollars - Atlanta Senior Life

Still, this is a time when charities kick-start their efforts towards the new year’s goals. Along with those charities come the charity scams, those less than lovable parasites seeking to rid you of your meager earnings, consisting of what’s left over from your holiday budget.

Macon's Musical Eateries - Atlanta Senior Life
01/07/2020
Macon's Musical Eateries - Atlanta Senior Life

Macon's Musical Eateries - Atlanta Senior Life

Their biscuits may bear names like “Butch” (Trucks), “Midnight Rider” and “Ramblin Man,” but H & H Soul Food isn’t the only place you’ll find food echoing Macon’s performing greats.

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Free Health Fair for All! October 19th Union Cit, GA
Perfect evening for Seniors !!
Are you or do you know someone looking for love and companionship? Encourage them to participate in this fun event!
Senior Indoor Cycle Riders . Come check out cyclersalley.com downtown Stone Mountain. 404.581.3399