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Feeling Festive: Merry and Bright At The Village

Each December, The Village at Germantown brings festive fun to all we do. Whether in our holiday decor, our traditions , or our many activities, we make our community feel like home to all of our residents. When choosing a community for yourself or a loved one, one of the most important questions to ask is: Is this a place I want to call home, all year long? Especially during the holiday season, we have found that, year after year, our residents love calling The Village home even more.... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Heart of the Holidays: Our Traditions

One of the most anticipated and beloved times of year at The Village is the holiday season. In our community, we know the importance of creating lasting traditions that our residents look forward to year after year. At the same time, many of our residents have traditions of their own, and we look for ways to accommodate their celebrations. By bringing in family members, delicious meals, and festive decor (and fashions!), The Village really is the merriest place to be all season long. ... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Building Up & Filling Up: Our New Apartments

Lately at The Village at Germantown, there is one word that can sum up our days: busy! While there is always something going on in our buildings – from art classes to field trips, Margarita Mondays to movie nights – we have even more to be excited for in the coming months. As we draw closer to the holiday season and the new year, we also make our way toward some new, highly-anticipated additions to our community. Expanding and Updating Around The Village, we are always... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Monday, October 31, 2016

Active Aging Week at the Village at Germantown

Scooter races, synchronized swimming routines, photo booths, cocktail parties and more take over the Village during the last week of September. All of this fun is part of a much-anticipated, internationally-observed annual tradition known as Active Aging Week . What is Active Aging Week? This week was initiated in 2013 by the International Council on Active Aging, and it’s designed to celebrate and encourage the vibrant, energetic lifestyles that more and more older people are... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Sunday, September 18, 2016

Get in Touch with Your Creative Side at the Village

Perhaps one of the most exciting things about the retirement years is having the time to try new things and explore your own creativity. Here at the Village, we have all kinds of opportunities for residents to get in touch with their creative sides. Creative Activities at the Village at Germantown We’re happy to report that we have several resident groups that meet regularly to work on creative projects, such as a knitting crew known as Loops of Love, a new sewing club called... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Our Tips to Stay Cool in the Germantown Summer Heat

While the warm sunshine, beautiful hydrangea blooms, and summer family fun make this season a favorite for many, it’s important to be mindful of rising temperatures and humidity in Germantown. Especially if coupled with certain health challenges, summer weather can bring risks like dehydration, sunburn and heat exhaustion. Here at the Village at Germantown though, we have plenty of opportunities and ideas to help our residents stay healthy and cool while still enjoying all that... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Blazing a Trail in Retirement: Older Americans Month 2016

With Memorial Day just around the corner and on everyone’s minds, did you know May is also nationally recognized as “Older Americans Month”? This designation began in 1963 when the National Council of Senior Citizens and President John F. Kennedy declared the month of May “Senior Citizens Month,” which became the “Older Americans Month” we know today. Since JFK, each U.S. president has made an annual, formal proclamation that older Americans be... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Friday, May 27, 2016

Beyond the Myths: The Wonderful Truth About Retirement Living

Today’s society is very familiar with the period of life known as retirement, but that doesn’t mean society gets to determine what your retirement lifestyle looks like. There will always be various opinions and even myths about retirement, but until you get there, how do you know what it’s actually like? Think about how unique your life right now is compared to everyone else’s in your community. No two people have the exact same combination of friends, family, jobs,... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Tuesday, April 26, 2016

5 Reasons Germantown is a Great Place to Retire in TN

With its quaint small town charm paired with close proximity to the metropolitan area of Memphis, Germantown, TN is truly the best of both worlds. For many different reasons, this city is a common choice for people searching for retirement communities in Tennessee. Here at the Village, we’re very proud to provide high quality retirement living, and in this post we want demonstrate how living in Germantown creates an unparalleled retirement experience for our residents. The Location of... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Benefits of Retirement Communities for Couples

Maybe you have fond memories of drive-in movie dates and pretty corsages for senior prom. Perhaps it seems like just yesterday you were being showered with rice and cans were clanking behind the car when you drove off as newlyweds. You might have fixed up a first house, raised children together, and led the family on countless vacations across the country.  Now, as a retired couple, you may be wondering what your next adventure will be together. If any of this sounds familiar, you... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Downsizing for Retirement in Germantown

Are you ready to start a new chapter of your life in retirement? What better way to do that than to start new traditions in a new living space? According to Merrill Lynch and Age Wave , half of retirees who relocate are downsizing, and there are plenty of reasons behind this decision. Downsizing for retirement will allow you to feel cozy and comfortable in just the right amount of space without having to worry about a lot of extra rooms you no longer use. Now let’s discuss the many... Read More
Posted by Carrie Atkins at Thursday, January 21, 2016

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