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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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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

July 19, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, Last week I notified you of a Covid positive case among our vaccinated staff. The staff members that had been directly exposed to this individual did get tested and we learned of one additional positive case this weekend. This individual is not …

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

July 16, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, It has been 5 months since our last Covid communication. Given our 100% vaccination status with both residents and staff, we had hoped that that would have been our last communication of positive test results. Unfortunately, the vaccines are not as effective at …

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Does a Retirement Community Make for Happy Seniors and a Happy Retirement?

When faced with the decision about whether to move to a retirement community or stay in the family home, many seniors may feel they’d be happier if they stay home, especially if they have no serious health concerns that require regular medical care. But an in-depth study conducted by ProMatura International yielded results some may …

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Signs My Aging Parent Needs a Higher Level of Senior Care

Every person must be able to perform certain basic tasks if they expect to live independently. These abilities, when assessed by health care professionals, are referred to as Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs. If your elderly loved one lives in an independent living community, it’s important to be aware of their ability to perform …

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Father’s Day Activities with Your Aging Dad

Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday in June. And if you’re looking for Father’s Day activities to make Dad feel special, we’ve put together some ideas to suit aging fathers. Whether your dad is still active or has mobility challenges, you can have a special day that honors him for all he’s done for …

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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Most people look forward to warmer weather. It motivates us to get outside, and after an extended period of mostly staying indoors, who isn’t ready for that? But not everyone thrives in summer heat. Older people’s bodies don’t handle excessive heat in the same way they once did. For example, older adults don’t regulate their …

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The Irresistible Appeal of Retiring in Atlanta, Georgia

Thinking about moving to just the right retirement locale? Retiring in Georgia should lead your list of inviting places. The Peach State combines a mild climate with inland beauty and coastal beaches, warm people, a senior-friendly financial environment, and much more. Retiring in Atlanta in particular — most notably the Buckhead neighborhood — offers a …

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