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Canterbury Court provides the perfect environment to live the life you love. And our blog is the place to learn more about issues affecting your most independent “third phase” of life – a time to embrace your personal core values and create your own fulfilling future.

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Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales, CTales, is the monthly newsletter prepared by the Residents and Staff of Canterbury Court for the enjoyment of the Residents, their friends and families, and prospective residents. It is published from September through June each year and is approximately 30 pages long. Residents, staff members and friends send articles about their committees, department …

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Décor Ideas to Make Your Balcony Ready for Summer

As the weather begins to warm and the sun shines longer into the evening, we’re all eagerly anticipating the chance to spend more time outside. The fresh air, sunshine, beautiful skies and landscapes all make our days a little brighter. If you’re living in a senior apartment that has a balcony, you have easy access …

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What are the Health Benefits of Swimming?

Swimming is one of the most popular activities people of all ages engage in all around the world.We all have childhood memories of spending hot summer days cooling off at the pool, lake or ocean.  But swimming is also one of the very best exercises, especially for older adults. The list of health benefits of swimming …

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10 Thoughtful Activities to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Regular visits and calls help senior living residents maintain close ties with their loved ones. Yet when holidays and other special occasions roll around, those shared moments are more valuable than ever. Even if you already visit frequently, Mother’s Day is an ideal occasion to spend some extra quality time with the woman who gave so …

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The Benefits of Living in a Newly Constructed Senior Living Apartment

Building a home from the foundation up is a big job — one that many seniors will gladly forgo in favor of enjoying their retirement years without the headaches and stress. However, a community investing in senior living renovations could give you the best of both worlds: a brand-new home without the responsibility of supervising …

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Your Guide to Enjoying the Spring in Atlanta, GA

Y’all gotta love spring in Atlanta, Georgia. Our Southern location means spring reaches us a little earlier than other cities around here, so it’s one of the best times to visit. Pack up your winter wardrobe; it’s time to discover the best things to do in Atlanta in the spring! Hello, foodies! The restaurants, pubs …

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Tips for Beginning Your New Favorite Hobby: Gardening

Springtime is a good time to plan your garden and borders for the months ahead. Temperatures are milder in March, and the soil has warmed enough to give your plants a head start for the rainy season in May and the summer heat that follows. If you’re new to gardening in Atlanta, read on for …

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7 Home Selling Tips for Seniors Moving to Independent Living

The real estate market is still hot for home sellers. But if you plan to list your house and move to a senior living community, your circumstances might be a bit different than they were in the past. You may have many years of accumulated possessions to deal with. Certain updates may be necessary. And …

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The Positive Impact Volunteering Has On Seniors 

You may have left the workforce, but this doesn’t mean you’ve left behind a lifetime of experience and skills. Don’t let your talent go to waste. By volunteering for a worthy cause, you can provide vital help to people in need. And the act of giving back to the community has a boomerang effect. You …

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The Health Benefits of Outdoor Walking For Seniors

Fresh air, sunshine, new sights, new sounds, new smells await anyone out for a walk. Connecting with nature is one of the great benefits of walking outdoors. You can’t see a bird in the sky or a garden bed bursting with flowers when you’re on a treadmill. But when you walk outdoors, your senses become …

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