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A Simple Act of Heart Makes a Huge Impact

by Julie Podewitz, Chief Marketing Officer Traditions Senior Living My 87-year-old father was alone on Christmas.  He lives in Florida and until he moves to Tennessee to be closer to us next month, he is, by all accounts, alone.  My brothers and I call him regularly and have asked friends […]
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Loneliness Among Older Adults: A National Survey of Adults 45+ – AARP

by G. Oscar Anderson, AARP Research, September 2010 In order to better understand loneliness and social isolation among older adults, AARP commissioned a national survey of the 45+ population to examine these issues.  In addition to examining prevalence rates among older Americans, the study provides a descriptive profile of lonely […]
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Senior Couple in Sun Room

The Crisis of Caring for an Aging Loved One

The following data is from AARP (www.AARP.com) and addresses the crisis adult children face in caring for an older relative or friend.  Caring for an older relative or friend is now the “new normal” of family caregiving in the United States. Today, the “average” family caregiver in the United States […]
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Senior Matinee Attendees at Fireplace

Friday Matinee at Athen’s Senior Living

As the residents and staff gear up for the holidays, we took time Friday, December 15th to enjoy a nice matinee! Traditions of Athens’ residents enjoyed their Senior Matinee outing. Over 200 of residents enjoyed a festive show.  Below are a few pictures from the event. Thank you to all […]
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Selecting a Senior Community

Determining When Assisted Living is Right for You

Throughout November, we celebrated National Long-term Care Awareness Month.  This holiday shines a light on the various living and care options available to our aging population. Typically, the phrase long-term care is associated with nursing homes.  However, a nursing home is just one example of a senior care community.  Long-term […]
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Athens' New Executive Director, Dana Hill

Meet The New Executive Director at Traditions of Athens, Dana Hill

Dana’s passion for seniors began long ago on her grandparent’s farm. They were her favorite people in the world, even though they insisted she spend a large part of her summers working in the garden! Those hours under the tree listening to her grandfather spin yarns as they worked are […]
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Athens Holiday Open House

Ribbon Cutting & Holiday Open House at Traditions of Athens

You’re Invited to the Ribbon Cutting & Holiday Open House for Traditions of Athens Join us on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 from 10:30 – Noon at Traditions of Athens as we celebrate the Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting and big holiday open house followed by festivities! Traditions of Athens is located […]
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Holiday Traditions, winter home

Holiday Traditions: Grand Opening Celebration for Spring Hill

You’re Invited to the Grand Opening Celebration for Traditions of Spring Hill Join us on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Traditions of Spring as we celebrate the Grand Opening with the Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 3pm followed by festivities! Holiday Snacks Food and refreshments […]
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Boy scout troop at Traditions of Athens

Veteran’s Day Celebration, Saturday, November 11th

First Annual Traditions of Athens Veteran’s Day Celebration This Veterans Day, Traditions of Athens will honor our veteran residents, team members, friends and family members. The Boy Scouts of America will be presenting the colors and Amedisys Home Health will assist with the pinning ceremony honoring our veterans. The luncheon will […]
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Traditions of Athens Costume Carnival

Traditions of Athens Costume Carnival

You’re Invited to the First Annual Costume Carnival Join us on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Traditions of Athens as we celebrate Halloween with a costume carnival ready for the whole family! There will be several activities for kids, residents, their families, and the local community to […]
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