senior communities

Supporting an Aging Parent: How to Know When It’s Time to Get Help

Caring for an aging parent on your own can be both rewarding and all-consuming. Making medical decisions, managing financial matters, and tending to daily care often become increasingly stressful and exhausting as time goes on.
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Rediscovering Purpose: How Senior Living Makes Life Better

For many older Americans, a senior housing community is more than just a place to live: It’s a place to be alive. For older adults living on their own, a time often comes when they feel they are simply “treading water.” Life may have occasional social engagements, a certain daily rhythm, but it can often lack direction. This is when individuals often seek or wish for a different mode of living that gives life a greater sense of meaning again.
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Senior Downsizing Dos: Tips for a Quick Home Sale

Making the decision to downsize is a big step. Whether the move is for health reasons, financial reasons, for less hassle, to be closer to family or simply to enjoy a new adventure; you’re ready for all the future holds. But can you say the same for your home? Be […]
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Four Home Safety Tips for Seniors

According to AARP, nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own home as they age. However, issues with limited mobility, vision, hearing, balance and even cognitive impairments can raise safety concerns in the home environment. To help keep yourself or your loved one safe consider these home […]
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Senior Assisted Living Communities: A Typical Day

Often times we’re asked about what a typical day might look like at Traditions Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities. We’d love to share with you what that looks like.  While nothing is mandatory, our Program and Activities Calendar is filled with something for everyone.  Our focus is total wellness – physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, and […]
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Making Masks at Mardi Gras 2018

Traditions of Athens Celebrated Marti Gras

  Athens Marti Gras Lunch & Party On Wednesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:30pm – 2pm Traditions of Athens celebrated Marti Gras with great food, fun festivities, music, and entertainment! Traditions of Athens is located at 22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL Located near Highway 72 and Lindsay Lane S. Traditions of Athens residents, […]
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Mardi Gras and Blood Drive Traditions Senior Living

Celebrate Marti Gras at Traditions of Athens | Blood Drive

Blood Drive at Traditions of Athens If you’re an abled bodied member of the local community and able to donate blood, Traditions of Athens will be holding a blood drive in conjunction with Life South. Donate blood and receive a certificate for lunch for two at Traditions of Athens. The […]
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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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