Happy 2021! It’s a New Year with exciting prospects on the horizon. In our Winter 2021 Newsletter, we’re sharing updates for Johns Creek community members, upcoming events, as well as resources for those with older loved ones. 

Webinars & Events 

We’re thrilled to offer virtual events and resources for those with aging loved ones as well as those preparing for retirement and their next stages of life. Check out our list of upcoming webinars and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions. 

February 18 Webinar: The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s and preparing to have the conversation  

This webinar, presented by Kim Franklin of the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, identifies what to do when you begin to see changes or notice signs in your loved one.

February 23 Webinar: What next? How to plan for care as you age. 

Join us and the experts from Wilson Legal and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services for a Zoom webinar to answer questions and provide resources on the following topics:

  • 4 ways to pay for care either at home or in a facility (including the Medicaid monster in your closet)
  • Am I ready to downsize?
  • How can I safely age In place?
  • How can I protect my loved one (or myself) from caregiver crooks?
  • VA Planning and benefits

Attendees will be entered to win a $50 gift card! Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. Make sure to reserve your spot, so you don’t miss out! 

Wednesday, March 10 Webinar: Fall Prevention & Aging 

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury and death in older Americans? Falls are not a normal part of the aging process.

Grab a cup of coffee and join us for this informative and important webinar. Presented by Jill Spear, PT and Natalie Dorak, PTA of The Weston Group Rehabilitation Services. 

Attendees will be entered to win a $50 gift card! Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. Make sure to reserve your spot so you don’t miss out! 

Vineyard Updates

After a restful holiday break, we’re thrilled to be back in our Information Center helping our future residents and their families!

Don’t forget we have staff in our Information Center, Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. We’re located at 10475 Medlock Bridge Rd STE 410, Johns Creek, GA 30097. We also have a full-sized model apartment that you can tour. 

Click here and schedule a tour today

2 Minute Tips 

We’ve started a weekly Facebook video series to share helpful tips and resources with our community each Friday. 

Let us know if you have a topic on senior health and wellness that you’d like us to cover! Just comment on Facebook or shoot us a message

Come Back Safely Pledge

Come back Safety Pledge Flyer

Our Tribe members are participating in the City of Roswell’s “Come Back Safely” Pledge to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. As they explain: “Helping local business owners, employees, residents, and visitors express that mutual obligation and commit to each other’s health is the idea behind the Come Back Safely Pledge.”

By taking this pledge, our Vineyard Tribe commits to the following: 

  • Wash hands frequently & have hand sanitizer available. 
  • Wear face coverings when interacting with guests. 
  • Follow physical-distancing & capacity guidelines. 
  • Follow CDC standards of cleaning & sanitation. 
  • Conduct wellness screenings of employees. 
  • Train employees on COVID-19 safety procedures.

Visit their website to learn how you can take the pledge to provide a safe environment for our shared communities. 

Johns Creek News 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Despite COVID, Johns Creek organizations are finding creative ways to celebrate MLK Day, taking place on Monday, January 18.

Learn more here!

Georgia Vaccine Information 

If you have questions about the COVID Vaccine, call the Georgia Public Health COVID Vaccine Information Assistance Line at 1-888-357-0169 or email your questions to: DPH-COVID19Vaccine@dph.ga.gov 

Johns Creek City Positions 

Have you ever thought about serving on a Johns Creek city board, committee or commission? Residents who are interested can nominate themselves!

Learn more here!

Thanks for stopping by!

Thank you for taking the time to read our Winter 2021 Newsletter. We’re excited to continue to connect virtually and safely in-person with our community during this New Year and new season.