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Peachtree Hills Place will offer luxury homes for independent seniors

Peachtree Hills Place, right next to Peachtree Creek and will eventually connect to the Atlanta BeltLine, offers spacious units with upscale features like 10-foot ceilings, high-end appliances, and luxurious master baths. Subtle accommodations like lever door handles, shower grab bars, and wider doorways allow for aging in place.

Making the most of your aging memory

You can recall every obscure song lyric, but you can’t find your car keys or remember why you went upstairs. Welcome to the aging brain.

Elderburbia: Why aging in Atlanta is hard

Subdivisions and urban sprawl aren't too kind to an aging population. Being car-dependent puts a damper on seniors who want to be able to walk or take public transit around their homes to get out and about. A workshop here Friday will center on what we could and should be doing to help seniors live here more easily.

Growing old in Georgia

Georgia isn't necessarily a great place to grow old. When it comes to senior's health, we rank 43rd in a new ranking. The report takes into account nearly three dozen factors including physical inactivity, obesity, insurance coverage for medications, self-reported health status, and hospital readmission rates.

Does a Mableton experiment hold the answer for aging Atlantans?

The corner of Clay and Floyd roads in south Cobb County looks like any suburban intersection: mega RaceTrac gas station, Food Depot grocery store with a gargantuan parking lot, cars whizzing by to beat the traffic light.

Retiring in Georgia

It won't hurt your wallet so much to grow old in Georgia as in many other parts of the country. A private room in a nursing home here costs $63,875/year on average, which is less than the national media rate of $81,030.

Extended Interview: Kenneth Thorpe

1. Metro Atlanta’s population is projected to top 7 million by 2030. What do you think is the single most important thing that should be done to prevent that growth in population from making our traffic congestion even worse that it already is?

Extended Interview: Christopher Leinberger

1. Metro Atlanta's population is projected to top 7 million by 2030. What do you think is the single most important thing that should be done to prevent that growth in population from making our traffic congestion even worse that it already is?

Extended Interview: Michael Leo Owens

1. Metro Atlanta’s population is projected to top 7 million by 2030. What do you think is the single most important thing that should be done to prevent that growth in population from making our traffic congestion even worse that it already is?

Extended Interview: Ebenezer Aka

1. Metro Atlanta’s population is projected to top 7 million by 2030. What do you think is the single most important thing that should be done to prevent that growth in population from making our traffic congestion even worse that it already is?

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