Why sit around grousing when you could be out bird watching? Whether you call it birding or birdwatching, the idea is the same: outdoors fun – and the Savannah / Savannah Quarters area is a prime location. Grab binoculars – or not, if you want to keep it simple – some comfortable shoes, a hat, sunblock, maybe some bug [...]
For new Memory Care Manager at Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters, it’s all about smiles, safety, fun and living life to the absolute fullest
When lifelong Georgia resident John Blalock noticed that renowned senior living developer Shepherd Living was building a new community near his home, he realized two things: 1) He had to work there. 2)Things were about to get a lot better for the people in the greater Savannah area who need memory care – and, because of his work experience, he knew there were many.
It’s tempting: Take a DNA test and find out where your ancestors are from… and maybe connect with some long-lost relatives. It’s certainly quick and easy. Just run a cotton swab along your cheek or spit into a container and send if off in the mail. But does it work? Yes. And no. Genetics has come a long way [...]
You probably know they now offer audiobooks, large print and braille materials, CDs, DVDs and computers with Internet access. But when did they become so cool? You’re less likely now to hear “ssssshhh’ and more likely to make connections, laugh and learn. It’s like Starbucks, but a lot less expensive with a lot more to do. Plus, when was [...]
The greater Savannah/Pooler area's newest farmers' market, sponsored by Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters, is an opportunity for people of all ages to shop for locally grown food and other local products, make new friends, say hello to neighbors and take advantage of the warmer temperatures coming with spring.
Is it time to make the move you’ve been considering for long? Great. Remember, it’s natural to be excited and nervous. Change can be difficult, even when it means good things are coming your way. Try to remember why you made this decision. Keep in mind the research you did. Be mindful of all the information you gathered that resulted in your decision to move.
For drama and high-level athleticism, it’s difficult to beat March Madness. Many sports fans consider the Division I college basketball tournament one of the year’s best events, rivaling the Super Bowl. It’s 68 teams, win or go home, single elimination craziness that always produces upsets, tears and anxiety (especially if you’re betting). This year the tournament runs from March [...]
Ah, yes: Big-finned Cadillacs, clean-cut prosperity, James Dean, the founding of NASA and… those whacky predictions. Maybe you read Popular Science, which loved predicting the cool inventions of the future. But it didn’t matter. The future was in, and predictions were all over. We were in love with the possibilities. As crazy as some of them seemed, some [...]