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Asheville Waterfalls and More Great Hikes in Western North Carolina

Jun 12, 2018
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hiking with waterfalls

Boomers searching for places to retire with spectacular scenery can find this and more in the Western North Carolina mountains. The region is filled with thousands of blooming spring and summer wildflowers, roaming indigenous wildlife species, preserved natural forests, tons of outdoor activities and some of the most beautiful cascading waterfalls that can be found...

Healthy Communities Add to Longevity and Bliss

Mar 6, 2018
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walkable communities

Times they are “a changing”, especially when it comes to finding the perfect place to build or buy a home. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently revealed that folks of all ages today depend on a number of factors directly related to overall well-being when choosing which neighborhood and area to purchase in. The priorities are based on living a quality life with natural surroundings, access to walking paths, bicycle friendly communities, community gardens, farmer’s markets and community parks are...

Big Canoe - Where Neighbors Help Neighbors

Jan 25, 2018
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Big Canoe Jasper Georgia

Baby Boomers take a lot into consideration when searching for the ideal location to retire as this might be their last home purchase. They also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle to promote longevity to enjoy the wide variety of resources found within a well-designed master planned community. “Aging in place” is what most folks want over age 65; to live a normal life in...

7 Fun Ways to Get Fit at Brunswick Forest in Coastal North Carolina

Jan 12, 2018
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The Villages at Brunswick Forest

Losing weight and getting in shape are always on the top of New Year’s resolution lists and with the onset of 2018, it’s time to reflect on how to make those goals a reality and have fun doing it!   The challenge that most individuals face this time of year is dealing with the harsh winter conditions that inhabit many parts of the country, especially this year, which prevents getting outside to workout...

Tellico Village Pickleball Club - Top 10 in the World

Jan 8, 2018
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Tellico Village Pickleball Club

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the entire world of "aging gracefully" Baby Boomers and as a result, waterfront retirement communities throughout the continental USA have recognized this upwardly-mobile trend and are replying to the demand for this "too hot to stop" fitness craze by providing the ultimate sports playground when it comes to building health conscious retirement homes. Folks who have disconnected from the 9-5 scene...

The Reserve at Lake Keowee Breaks Ground on New Fitness Center

Oct 3, 2017
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The Reserve fitness center ground breaking

The Reserve at Lake Keowee, an award winning Lake Keowee real estate development, has broken ground on its new Fitness Center and is set to open in the first quarter of 2018. The new 5,000 square foot facility is designed by Stephen Fuller Designs and being built by Pyramid Construction, Inc. and will be located less than half a mile from The Orchard House clubhouse and the Village Center – the community’s primary gathering place...

Forest Bathing in Asheville North Carolina

Jun 19, 2017
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Forest bathing in Asheville

Avid outdoor explorers are rapidly discovering the multitude of health benefits that can be gained by the practice of “shinrin-yoku” otherwise known as forest bathing and there’s no better place to live and enjoy this than in Asheville. Originating in Japan, a forest bathing trip involves visiting a forest for relaxation and recreation. By breathing in wood essential oils (phytoncides) found in the trees, bathers enjoy the benefit of reduced stress, boosted immunity and...

Superb Hikes In and Around Tellico Village

Feb 8, 2017
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Tellico Village hiking club

Active Baby Boomers have and are pursuing planned retirement communities in the most affordable mountain towns, those who provide the ultimate choices for maintaining good health and overall well-being while enjoying some of the finest landscaping the country has to offer. One of the most popular waterfront retirement communities in Tennessee known for superb hiking trails is Tellico Village built on the shores of Tellico Lake...

The Cliffs Unveils New High-Tech Wellness Center at Mountain Park

Jan 25, 2017
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The Villages at Mountain Park Wellness Center

The Cliffs is thrilled to announce the opening of the new, state-of-the-art Wellness Center at the The Village at Mountain Park, an innovative new facility offering members of The Cliffs modern, movement-focused workout solutions and cutting-edge technology including the first Escape Fitness FunXtion machine in the U.S. — a highly advanced exercise system that lets members...

Walkable Communities - The Spanish Moss Trail in Beaufort SC

Jan 21, 2017
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The Spanish Moss Trail in Beaufort SC

Folks seeking the ultimate destination with rich history, antebellum architecture and majestic oaks draped with flowing Spanish moss should consider a visit to Beaufort, the second-oldest city in South Carolina incorporated by the British in 1711. Located in the heart of the Sea Islands of South Carolina, Beaufort wonderfully represents the charm and appeal associated with living the Southern lifestyle in the Lowcountry’s walkable communities...

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