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Soleil Laurel Canyon Named One of 50 Best Places to Retire

Soleil Laurel CanyonSoleil Laurel Canyon was just designated one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the U.S. in “Where to Retire” magazine! The issue featuring the active adult community will hit newsstands on June 21.

Over the course of about a year, editors at “Where to Retire” started combed through more than 150 communities across the United States. They pared down the neighborhoods and zeroed in on active adult communities that go above and beyond and offer residents that special extra something.

Soleil was selected for its amenity-rich property with clubhouses, recreation and activities to help residents stay fully engaged in their surroundings and friendly neighbors.

“Clubhouses, fitness centers, social clubs and education classes mean residents get much more than a house at a planned community,” said Karen Northridge, publisher of “Where to Retire.” (Continued…)

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No Shortage of Volunteers at Park Springs

PS Memory WeekWe all know that volunteering helps other people in need, but what we didn’t know is that it can also help us at the same time. A recent study presented at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) annual meeting this summer showed that retirees over 65 who volunteer had less than half the risk of death than their non-volunteer peers. Park Springs Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) understands the importance of volunteerism and has been a strong proponent of it since opening its 54-acre campus style community in Stone Mountain, Ga. in 2004.

Bud Taylor is one of many Park Spring’s Members who has been giving back to the community for years. He currently volunteers at the Fernbank Museum once a week, Meals on Wheels twice a month and at the Park Springs (Continued…)

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