Planning Ahead Helps Your Children Avoid the "Sandwich Generation"

    Do you finding yourself trapped in the middle between taking care of your children and caring for your parents who are now to old to live alone? Welcome to the "Sandwich Generation." Today's baby boomers find themselves in the "Sandwich Generation" and the stress of taking care of their family is proving to them that planning is key to making[...]

    This Presidents' Day Make Decisions that Save You Time and Money in the Long Run

    Presidents' Day is a day of honoring and celebrating the 44 men that have led our country since President George Washington became the first President of the United States of America on April 30, 1789 . As our current president, President Obama, works to resuscitate an economy that is in crisis, we have a few ideas to consider when purchasing[...]

    Atlanta Ranks in Top 10 for Retirement Cities

    According to Forbes magazine, retirees can get more bang for their retirement buck in Atlanta, which ranks 9th among top U.S. cities where affordable housing, low cost of living and decent job prospects are available for retirees. The ranking took into consideration the following: the number of people over age 65 who are employed, net migration for people over 65 and[...]

    Census Bureau Will Begin Collecting Data on Active Adult Communities

    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) commended the U.S. Census Bureau for  its decision to expand the Survey of Construction (SOC) to track the supply of new age-restricted housing for people 55 and older. “We appreciate that the Census Bureau accepted our recommendation to include new questions in the survey, beginning in 2009 and going forward,  related to both single-family[...]

    Orchards of Habersham Grove Residents Enjoy 'Cow' Themed Event at Clubhouse

    The Orchards Group is known for its schedule of fun-filled activities for the residents of the active adult communities it is building, and it even employs an activities director to both plan and coordinate these events, held both within the community and at other locations. Residents of The Orchards of Habersham Grove recently were entertained with a “Cow” themed event[...]

    Isakson-Barnhart Properties Recieves Community Service Award

    Congratulations to Andy Isakson for receiving the 2008 Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award! This award was presented to the founder of Isakson-Barnhart Properties, Inc. for his commitment in advancing healthcare for Georgians through work with HealthMPowers. Isakson is the co-founder of HealthMPowers, an Atlanta organization that acts to educate students and teachers in Georgia schools through positive promotion of[...]