Exhibiting Artist of the Month: Mackenzie Myrick

This Fall, we are honored to exhibit the whimsical yet sophisticated art pieces from artist Mackenzie Myrick’s latest collection at Corso Atlanta. Mackenzie will be one of the first artists to premiere her designs throughout Galerie’s newest premier community. Hailing from Harris County, GA, Mackenzie’s family is full of artists. Creativity is in her genes. […]

Near & Far – A Weekend in Savannah

Guest article written by meteorologist Monique Robinson of WFMY News The city of Savannah is rich, enticing, and filled with culture. The thriving metropolis is preserved through historical architecture. Traces of colonial America remain evident through the contemporary sounds of the city. If the cobblestone streets could tell stories, they would surely be compelling. When […]

Presidential Purpose in Plains, GA

After working with President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter for almost 30 years, Jill Stuckey discusses their impact on her life. Tucked away in South Georgia lies a historic town with a rich history. Plains is home to the 39th President and First Lady of the United States of America. People travel from […]

Choices & Consequences – The art of problem-solving

Written by Clarissa Rice Problem-solving is one of my favorite subjects to talk about and one of the most important areas of problem-solving, I think, is this idea of choices. I’m always surprised how often people say “I had no choice,” or “there weren’t any choices.” I believe we have some choice in about 95% […]

Alzheimer’s Awareness – providing care for loved ones with dementia

An interview with Memory Care Manager, Kate Ellis written by Cherelle Perry Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that alters memory function and behavior. This cognitive decline is a neurological condition that usually occurs in older adults or seniors. Alzheimer’s Awareness Day is designed to educate and eliminate the stigma surrounding dementia. When discussing […]

In Full Bloom

Master gardeners transform Village Park Milton’s Memory Care Garden into an oasis for all to gather and grow. by Kate Ellis, memory care manager This Spring, resident Ursula Etheridge’s daughters Liz and Joyce provided their gardening expertise to plan and plant a beautiful garden in Memory Care’s courtyard. The pair enlisted the help of residents, […]

Behind the Design – Milton

Village Park Milton, located across from Wills Park, is an extension of its natural surroundings and maximizes the picturesque views while embracing local culture and adjacencies to outdoor venues. In addition to elevating the senior living experience with an amenity-rich hospitality environment, Village Park’s flexible care model is designed to help residents gracefully age-in-place. The […]

Artist in Residence – Meet Herb Silverman

Born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Herb Silverman was introduced to the art of painting early in life by his father. His father had a great talent for oil painting and watercolors. Herb learned a lot from his father. Herb’s interest was piqued enough to enroll in four years of art classes at […]

In & Around Town – Alpharetta & Old Milton County

Content from the Alpharetta historical society, inc. | www.aomchs.org Alpharetta was incorporated on December 11, 1858. The town was created to become the county seat of the newly formed Milton County. The territory comprising Milton County had once been a part of the Cherokee Nation and beginning in 1831 this area became the southern portion […]

Staying Connected – Fighting the Senior Loneliness Epidemic

Sponsored content by: Right act Home – In Home Care & Assistance Seniors, who may already have felt isolated before, are now more vulnerable to what has been called “the loneliness epidemic.” The good news is that even though older adults have smaller social networks than younger people, quality can make up for quantity. When […]