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Meet Gretchen and Kelley Atkinson “Smaller living, bigger life!”

When talking with Founders Club Members about their upcoming moves to Presbyterian Village Athens, it’s apparent everyone seems chooses a community for a handful of reasons: camaraderie, community, security, freedom and independence. With backgrounds in health care-related fields, it made sense that, after decades of helping others, Gretchen and Kelley Atkinson would choose a secure …

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Why the Montessori Method Works so Well for People with Dementia or Other Memory Problems

Although the concept of Montessori is traditionally associated with teaching school-aged children, you may be surprised to learn that the same Montessori methods can be highly effective for supporting people with dementia. Dr. Montessori’s teaching principles are based on independence, meaningful engagement, high self-esteem, and the ability to make true choices. This same approach is …

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The Importance of the Neighborhood Model and Dementia-Friendly Design in Memory Care

If you’re looking for the latest innovation in senior living, try looking at a memory care neighborhood. These small, contemporary communities are improving the quality of life for dementia patients in Austell, Georgia, and beyond. The neighborhood model for dementia and memory care has become more common in senior living communities nationwide. Smaller-scale, homelike settings …

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A message from our President/CEO:

I am sure that you would agree that it is an all-out war to keep Coronavirus, COVID-19 from causing an unprecedented level of transmission throughout the country. Presbyterian Homes of Georgia is doing its part as we work faithfully to serve a vulnerable, high risk population of seniors. At present, I can report that we …

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MEET THE WILLIAMSES

A Love for All Things Great and Small. Judy and Jim Williams share many loves in this life — their passion for hiking and the great outdoors; their faith and devotion to their church; and of course, their adoration for their three kids and ten grandchildren. But there’s one they hold dear that has stood …

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Presbyterian Homes of Georgia Announces Next President & CEO

Presbyterian Homes of Georgia is excited and pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alex Patterson of Watkinsville, Georgia as the organizations new CEO and President. Alex has served Presbyterian Homes for the last ten years, first as the Senior Executive Director of the Presbyterian Home and Retirement Community in Quitman, GA and more recently …

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Meet The Flocks

Life is like a great bottle of wine. It just gets better with age. Now for John and Marilyn Flock, they’re excited for what their next chapter will bring at Presbyterian Village Athens. John and Marilyn met in high school in their hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They were introduced by Marilyn’s cousin who was a …

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