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Medicare Registration For 2020: What You Need To Know

Every year, Medicare changes a little, and sometimes the changes are significant and you need to know about them to choose the plan that’s right for you. Here are some important points. The “Doughnut Hole” Goes Away In 2020, there’s a big plus.  The so-called…

Gentle Exercises To Help With Arthritis

It’s something many Mt. Vernon Towers’ residents struggle with: arthritis. The pain and stiffness can be a real hinderance to daily activity, and while medicines help, a little simple exercise can also go a long way toward making you more comfortable and mobile. Here are…

Six Ways Home Automation Can Help Simplify A Senior Citizen’s Life

Home automation is a new field of technology, but one that’s moving rapidly. You’ve seen Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Home. But that’s just the start. We’re moving toward what experts call “the internet of everything” where appliances and other home tools will be…

Upcoming Events At Mt. Vernon Towers

Looking for something to do? Check out our September calendar. LOTS going on at Mt. Vernon Towers as Fall comes a callin’. Be sure to take advantage of everything you think might be fun. Highlights include: Homecoming Party on September 18 Braves game on September…

“Life Hacks” For Mount Vernon Residents

It’s a word you’ll hear from your grandkids:  a “hack” is a way to make something easier. There’s even a website called lifehacker.com that gives you tips on ways to make any number of things easier, from getting to sleep to how to navigate an…

Making Healthier Lifestyle Choices On A Fixed Income

Many of the residents in Mt. Vernon Towers live based on monthly budgets. And it can be challenging to find health food at reasonable costs. But there are ways you can save money AND eat healthy, building a diet that features fresh fruits and vegetables,…

Making Final Decisions For Loved Ones—Ahead Of Time

Difficult decisions become even harder under stressful situations. This is particularly true about life-changing choices, or ones that have to be made at the end of a life.  For the families of Mount Vernon Tower residents, we strongly recommend that you and your loved ones…

How Mount Vernon Towers Residents Can Guard Against Scams

Tragically, there are people out there who prey on older people with any number of financial scams. At Mount Vernon Towers, we take precautions to protect our residents from criminals. Access to our buildings is controlled, and we screen people who come to provide services….

Five Great Senior Websites For Mount Vernon Residents

Want some suggestions on websites that are especially great for older people? Mount Vernon Towers has some ideas. You’ll find these online locations informative, helpful, and fun. A health information source you should check out is the National Institute of Health’s Senior Health website, www.nihseniorhealth.gov….

How Mt. Vernon Towers Residents Can Capture Memories For Future Generations

All Mount Vernon residents have great stories to tell; in fact, one of the great things about living here is sharing experiences with other interesting people. But how do you preserve those memories for future generations? You probably already do things that will ensure your…

Setting Up A Power Of Attorney—Without Upsetting Mom or Dad

  It’s a difficult conversation—asking an aging parent about setting up a power of attorney agreement in case he or she becomes incapable of making important decisions alone. But it’s a necessary discussion for most families at some point. At Mount Vernon Towers, we have…

Traveling in your Golden Years: Tips for Mt. Vernon Residents

Travel is very popular for many Mt. Vernon Tower residents. The free time available after retirement means that they can take trips that they had to put off before. In fact, many people use their golden years to fulfill dreams of travel. But traveling for…

Aging In Place At Mount Vernon Towers: How To Plan For It

Many of our residents come to Mount Vernon Towers with the plan of living the rest of their lives here, even if they expect to live for many more years. It’s very common, in fact. That’s because Mount Vernon Towers is a community that was…

Social Well Being In Mt. Vernon Towers. How You Can Make Friends And Stay Connected.

One great advantage to living in Mt. Vernon Towers is that it’s easy to connect with other people and make friends. Studies show that an active social life and interactions with other people can help seniors in many ways, from improving mood and health to…

Falls: The Best Plans For Prevention and Response For Mt. Vernon Residents

As we get older, falling becomes a bigger and bigger concern. So it’s important to look at ways to prevent falls, or should a fall occur, have a way to summon help. A starting point, naturally, is to inspect your home for situations or conditions…

Elder Fraud: How To Spot It, And How To Avoid It

Be careful. There are a lot of people out there whose business it is to take money away from older people. We don’t mean to scare you or your families, but we want Mt. Vernon Towers’ residents to be aware that this is something you…

Services Offered For Residents At Mt. Vernon Towers

Mt. Vernon Towers provides a spectrum of services for its residents. Our goal is to make living at Mt.Vernon Towers convenient, safe, and comfortable. Many of our residents chose to live here because it’s possible to have many services available within the complex, without extra…

Independent Living and Assisted Living: Understanding The Difference

For seniors making changes in their living arrangements, it’s easy to get confused. Terms like “assisted living” and “independent living” can sound enticing, but what do they really mean? Mt. Vernon Towers offers both Assisted Living and Independent Living options for its residents. Here’s how…

Simple Care Plants And Flowers Ideal For Mt. Vernon Residents

Plants and flowers can brighten up your home at Mt. Vernon Towers, plus they have numerous health benefits. Plants help reduce stress and blood pressure. They can help improve mental performance. The contribute oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. But which are the best choices for…

Coloring: How It Can Benefit Mt. Vernon Residents in Many Ways

Remember coloring when you were a kid? Now it’s a fun activity for adults. A few years ago, coloring surged in popularity among adults of all ages. And for good reason. There are numerous health benefits associated with simply coloring a picture. And these benefits…

Five More Ways For Mt. Vernon Residents To Save On A Senior Budget

It’s always a challenge to save money on a fixed income. But there are things you can do, some small, some larger, to make things add up. Recently, we gave you six ways to save. Here are five more good ideas. Team Up on Essentials….

Six Ways Mt. Vernon Residents Can Save On A Senior Budget

Saving money on a fixed income is challenging, especially when it seems things are becoming more expensive. But there are ways for seniors to save money, and see it add up each month. Here are some things you can do: The trick is to pay…

Scrapbooking: How Mt. Vernon Residents Protect Treasures And Stimulate Memory

And, maybe most important, it’s a great way for you and others to recall some of the most unforgettable events in you and your family’s lives. Scrapbooking is a very popular hobby, and one that can be useful to you in several ways. First, it’s…

Early Dementia: What To Do When A Parent Is Afflicted?

Dementia is a term that can refer to Alzheimer’s or a number of other cognitive diseases and conditions. Dementia can mean that a person has trouble remembering or processing information. This is a condition that affects many adults as they age. During the early stages…

Grandchild Friendly Crockpot Recipes

It’s always great when grandkids come to visit. But it can sometimes be a challenge figuring out what to feed them. Their tastes are likely a bit different than yours. And they might eat a little more than you would normally. So how do you…

Ten Fun Memory Boosters For Mt. Vernon Residents

Most of us struggle with at least some memory issues as we get older. But there are a number of simple—and fun—things you can do to boost your memory and recall abilities. Here are some suggestions. Try a few and see which ones work the…

Cold Weather And Your Health

Cold and flu run rampant in the winter months, but bacteria and viruses, contrary to popular belief, are not more proliferous nor more malicious. Rather, the immune system experiences an enormous amount of stress due to extreme cold temperatures. The cold makes the body work…

Tips For The Holidays: How To Enjoy, Not Stress

  The holidays are a wonderful time each year. But they can also be very stressful. In fact, many people find they dread the season because of the extra anxiety associated with dealing with relatives, extra expenses, and additional activities. But it doesn’t have to…

Creative Low Cost Holiday Decorations

  The ghouls are gone. The turkeys are advancing. You know what that means. CHRISTMAS IS HERE! Well, almost. As soon as an ounce of cold hits the air, department stores take it upon themselves to let you know just how much RING TING TINGLING…

Easy Senior Exercises To Do In Your Home

Getting enough exercise—especially in cold weather—can be a challenge. But you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home to stay active. Here are a number of good fitness-building exercises you can do every day, no matter what the weather. These are designed…

Plan For Indoors: Winter Activities To Keep You Moving

  One challenge of the winter months is maintaining activities and exercise habits. The cold weather makes us all want to “hunker down” and stay inside where it’s warm. Often, that means less activity, which can lead to weight gain, more trouble with arthritis, and…

Transitioning To Senior Living: Helping Mom And/Or Dad

Change is always frightening, especially for many older people. So it’s natural that transitioning to senior living can be difficult. There are new routines to learn, new rules in many cases, and a sense of loss if the transition is required for a health reason….

Helping A Parent Cope With The Loss Of A Spouse

It’s one of the most stressful events in anyone’s life: the loss of a spouse means a dramatic change for anyone. For children of a parent who’s just lost a spouse, the challenge of helping the parent cope can be daunting. There are a number…

Are You Ready To Talk Love? Dating Over 55.

Dating as you get older can seem like a formidable topic. But it doesn’t have to be. For many people who been through many stages of relationships, the tendency is to overthink where a new friendship might be going. Relax. Just have fun, and see…

The “Super Seven.” Seven Activities That Can Help Keep Your Mind Sharp As You Age

  Getting old isn’t always fun, especially if you feel like you’re not as active or as mentally on top of things as you used to be. But there are ways to keep your mind sharp and ready to tackle new challenges. Harvard Health Publishing…

Early Warning Signs Of Dementia: And What You Can Do About It

  Nobody wants to talk about dementia, but for many aging people, it’s an issue of concern. Dementia can take many forms, and its onset can be so gradual at first that a person may not realize that it’s occurring until it’s too late to…

Telemedicine: Can It Be The Right Prescription

With the advent of technology and more ways to communicate, many healthcare professionals and insurance programs have begun offering services using telemedicine—or the ability to interact with patients and treat them without an office visit. There can be several advantages to telemedicine. If you live…

Mt. Vernon In Motion: How You Can Get Transportation When You Need It

Many of our residents still drive, but for some, it can be a chore to find transportation to a doctor’s office, for shopping, or for entertainment (especially at night, when it’s even more challenging for seniors to drive). But there are a number of solutions…

Medication Management. Tips For Keeping Track Of Your Daily Doses

It’s a dilemma many of us face: Do you remember to take your medications on time? If you’re juggling multiple tablets, capsules, creams and ointments, it can be a real challenge. But there are a number of things you can do to keep yourself on…

What are your grandchildren talking about? A translation guide

  You’ve seen it—your grandson or granddaughter, nose buried in a smartphone, thumbs flailing out a message to a friend. And if you’ve seen the screen before the message flashes away, you probably thought you were looking at a language other than English. Or maybe…

The Power of Pets for Your Health

Mount Vernon Living is pet-friendly. There are good reasons for this. Most of us are pet people to begin with, and we delight in seeing our residents and their pets. But we also know that pets have been proven to help people reduce stress, lower…

Happy Tails Dog Therapy

“Happy Tails volunteers share the unconditional love of their dogs, cats, or rabbits with people of all ages with physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs at healthcare facilities, social agencies, and special needs programs throughout the metro Atlanta community. As Atlanta’s oldest and largest 501(c)(3)…

Senior Discounts

Age has its benefits. Like perspective. Those of us with some years under our belt often know what to expect in many situations, because we’ve been there and done that! There are also practical advantages to being older, like discounts on everything from utility bills…

Staying in Touch

  If you live far from your children and grandchildren, you know it can be a challenge to stay in touch. But with a little energy and planning you can stay connected to loved ones across the miles. Technology is a good friend to grandparents….

Staycation

   How’s your summer shaping up? Will you enjoy some beach time with the family? Or maybe you’re planning to visit an out-of-town friend. If a traditional vacation isn’t in the offing this year, why not create a “staycation” instead? With a little creativity, you…

Movement

Healthy Lifestyles Easier than Ever at Mount Vernon Towers Most seniors take at least a couple of pills each day. What if we told you there’s one thing you could do that’s as beneficial as any of the medicines in your cabinet? It’s physical activity….

June Picnic

The British writer W. Somerset Maugham said, “There are few things so pleasant as a picnic eaten in perfect comfort.” The Mt. Vernon Towers annual picnic on June 1 may not have offered “perfect comfort,” but it sure was a heck of a good time….

Memorial Day at MVT

Memorial Day 2017 was indeed a day to remember at Mt. Vernon Towers as the clouds parted and the sun appeared. An enthusiastic crowd of about 80 residents gathered outside to welcome members of the Stockbridge Naval Junior ROTC. We were honored to host these…

Easter Egg Hunt at MVT

Easter at Mount Vernon Towers is celebrated with an Easter Egg Hunt for the Grandchildren! Smiles and giggles and beautiful Easter dresses! The flowers were blooming and Spring was definitely in the air. Eggs were dispersed all over the front law and children scrambled to…

St. Patrick’s Day at MVT

Residents of Mount Vernon Towers celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a party! Festivities began with a toast to the Irish and a green themed buffet. Dancing ensued to theme music of a local band. The ladies and gents of MVT came out in style. It…

Dining Room Renovation

Mount Vernon Towers is renovating its dining room!!! It’s an exciting endeavor. Residents are eager for new digs, and the renovation team is incredibly thankful for their patience during the transition. Spearheaded by the ideas of Steve Hamilton and managed by a local contract, Angee…

Happy Holidays at MVT

Residents of Mount Vernon Towers celebrated the holidays together at our annual holiday party. Fresh turkey, ham, and all the holiday fixings. As with many of our parties, people like the deserts the best! At Mount Vernon Towers, many of our residents live into their…

A Happy MVT Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving! Gobble Gobble! The weekend before Thanksgiving, residents celebrated Thanksgiving with each other, enjoying a complete Thanksgiving Dinner. The Dining Service Crew went all out with the traditions of Thanksgiving served in style. Festive fall decorations graced the tables and a delicious Thanksgiving meal gave…

Coming in November: “Mostly Motown”

Staff Talent Show at Mount Vernon Towers Directed by the magnificent Shelly Gianino, a resident at Mount Vernon Towers, the employees of the independent living community in the heart of Sandy Springs will again host a special evening for the 300+ people who live here….

Fab Fall Activities at Mount Vernon Towers

Mount Vernon Towers, the established senior condominium community in the heart of Sandy Springs, near world-class hospitals, major shopping and important traffic arteries, offers a wide array of fun and educational activities year-round! This month, for instance, outings and special events include: Trip to the…

Eat Well and Be Well at Mount Vernon Towers

At Mount Vernon Towers, the dining room is often referred to as the heart of our retirement community. In addition to the excellent fresh meals that are served here daily, it is a great place to meet friends, share stories and rekindle memories. Overseeing the…

Best Foot Forward – Mrs. Bethel Moves to Mount Vernon Towers

“I did not realize that I had reached this stage in my life – until I broke all the bones in my foot by stepping off an 8-inch curb,” says Mrs. Fran Bethel, one of the newest residents at Mount Vernon Towers. “I really needed…

Excellent Care Available at Sandy Springs Personal Care Center in Mount Vernon Towers

The in-house Sandy Springs Personal Care Center (PCC) is a dedicated care facility with 26 beds that is part of Mount Vernon Towers, the independent senior living community in the heart of Sandy Springs. Mount Vernon Towers’ Sandy Springs PCC is an outstanding option for…

Rachel’s Walking Club

Rachel H., one of the residents in Mount Vernon Towers’ Personal Care Center residents, is the Captain of the Rachel’s Walking Club. The club was started when her family mentioned to Ann Peterson, the Director of Wellness, that Rachel needed to walk more.  Right away,…

To Live Well, Remember to Take Care of Your Health

Mount Vernon Towers, the well-established senior living community in Sandy Springs, offers onsite rehab services and short-term respite care to get residents back on their feet after surgery or illness. Mount Vernon Towers’ onsite personal care community, the Sandy Springs Personal Care Center (PCC), is…

NCL-Dunwoody Chapter Hosts Puttin’ on the Ritz Tea Party for ‘Nifty Nineties’ at Mount Vernon Towers on January 31

  On Sunday afternoon, January 31, 2016, the dining room of Mount Vernon Towers, the senior independent living community in the heart of Sandy Springs, will resemble a swanky New York club. Members of the National Charity League, Inc. – Dunwoody Chapter will host a…

Fitness Is Fun at Mount Vernon Towers with Yoga Teacher Bruce King

Many of the more than 400 residents at Mount Vernon Towers, the senior community for independent living in the heart of Sandy Springs, know Bruce King. He brightens everyone’s day with his boundless energy and joyful smile. Yoga Teacher Bruce King is Mount Vernon Towers…

Mount Vernon Towers Retirement Community Thanks Crew at Sandy Springs Fire Station #2

  “As a small token of our sincere appreciation for the entire team of super professionals at Sandy Springs Fire Station #2, we are treating all of them to a special dinner,” says Chris Peterson, Executive Director of Mount Vernon Towers, the retirement community in…

Cheers! Drink to Your Health – with Water

December – the month of champagne and eggnog, as well as a fancy cocktail or two at yet another holiday party. And don’t forget to toast to your and your loved ones’ health with a nice glass of Burgundy at Christmas dinner! However, if you’d…

“Across Time!” – Staff Talent Show at Mount Vernon Towers

  Directed by the inimitable Shelly Gianino, a resident at Mount Vernon Towers, the staff of the independent living community in the heart of Sandy Springs hosted a special evening for the other 300+ residents here. For two nights in a row, more than thirty…

Mount Vernon Towers: Living Well and Healthy at Any Age

A healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and healthy eating, is a major component of living well – at any age. At Mount Vernon Towers, residents enjoy healthy meal choices in the retirement community’s dining room, a variety of exercise classes plus access to fitness equipment…

Gear Up for a Fresh Start at Mount Vernon Towers

Once you’ve made the decision to move to Mount Vernon Towers, the independent senior living community in the heart of Sandy Springs, you’ll probably start thinking about how you wish to approach the sorting and cleaning process known as downsizing. When you’re moving from your…

Mount Vernon Towers: Central and Safe in Sandy Springs

According to a recent news article, Mount Vernon Towers in Sandy Springs is located in one of Georgia’s safest cities. As Kristal Dixon writes, “Safewise analyzed the most recent data from the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting to compile its list. (…) According to Safewise, Sandy…

Mount Vernon Towers Offers Outstanding Personal Care Center – and Peace of Mind

Mount Vernon Towers, the established senior condominium community in the heart of Sandy Springs, one of metro Atlanta’s most desirable and convenient areas near world-class hospitals, major shopping and important traffic arteries, offers a superb in-house Personal Care Center: the Sandy Springs Personal Care Center…

The Joyful Art of Living at Mount Vernon Towers

 Since moving to Mount Vernon Towers in July 2013, Shelly and her husband Charlie Gianino have become a big part of the vibrant community here. “Living here is so joyful – we’ve become very active in a number of the many fun events and activities that…

Long-term Resident Makes Newcomers Feel at Home at Mount Vernon Towers

  When you have lived in a community for almost twenty years, like Gloria Cook, who has called Mount Vernon Towers home since December 1995, you are the definitely the right person to welcome newcomers here! Mount Vernon Towers has been a big part of…

The Upsides of Downsizing

When you are starting to think about moving out of your home that has grown too big or requires too much day-to-day maintenance, and maybe when you are considering to move to a smaller one- or two-bedroom condominium in the senior community of Mount Vernon…

Moving to Mount Vernon Towers: “A Good Experience”

In 2014, long-term Dunwoody residents Don Reser and his wife Deanie wanted to move to Mount Vernon Towers, in particular so that she would be able to receive the care she needed in the PCC section of the retirement community in the heart of Sandy…

Retiring Activities Director Cindy Hewlett Is Not Saying Goodbye

After nine years full of laughter, fabulous theme parties, outrageous talent shows and a continuous array of interesting, educational, musical and community events, Cindy Hewlett, Activities Director at Mount Vernon Towers, has made the difficult decision to retire from her day-to-day responsibilities effective May 31….

Remember These Everyday Activities to Keep Your Memory Sharp

As people age, they need to continue to take good care of both their physical and their mental health. It is vital to get checked regularly for possible memory issues, in addition to an annual physical examination. As a follow up to a memory screening…

Mount Vernon Towers’ F&B Department Gets Rid of Disposable Plastic

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 marks the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day. 1970 is considered the year of the birth of the modern environmental movement. According to Earthday.org, “… the idea for Earth Day came to founder Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after…

That Mount Vernon Towers Lifestyle

When you’d ask: “How would you describe the Mount Vernon Towers lifestyle?” you’d get a lot of different answers from the residents at Mount Vernon Towers, the centrally-located retirement community in the heart of Sandy Springs. Here are just some of the highlights of “The…

Music, Maestro! The Sound of Joy At Mount Vernon Towers

When you check the full activities calendar for Mount Vernon Towers, Sandy Springs’ outstanding retirement community you’ll notice that not a week goes by without one or more live music performances – just in the past six months alone there have been concerts by choirs,…

Mount Vernon Towers in the News!

Mount Vernon Towers, the retirement community in the heart of Sandy Springs, is well-known for its great location, excellent amenities, and superb staff – but above all, for the fabulous seniors who call Mount Vernon Towers home. “Our active, vibrant community is made up of…

Meet Steve Hamilton, Director of Dining Services

The dining room is the heart of the Mount Vernon Towers retirement community. In addition to the excellent fresh meals served here daily, it is a great place to meet friends, share stories and rekindle memories. Overseeing the dining room and all related dining services…

Living at Mount Vernon Towers: It’s a Home Run!

On Monday, January 5, 2015, Fredi Gonzalez, the Manager of the Atlanta Braves, hosted an informal gathering with the residents of Mount Vernon Towers, the retirement community in the heart of Sandy Springs. The Northside Neighbor newspaper sent photographer Samantha Shal to record the event,…

“Taking Care of People” – Meet Ann Peterson, Director of Wellness at Mount Vernon Towers

Native Atlantan Ann Peterson, a proud “Grady Baby,” was inspired as a teenager to go into nursing by Dr. Jackson, her family’s doctor. After she had turned down a job with the FBI, he asked her what career she really envisioned for herself. Learning that…

Mount Vernon Towers Annual Meeting: Looking Forward to 2015

  Earlier this month, the owners at Mount Vernon Towers held their annual meeting where they approved new terms for Ralph Marion and Bob Parsons. Both were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Mr. Marion will again serve as Chairman of the Board, while Mr….

This Month Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

The Alzheimer’s Association reminds us that November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. (In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. Read more: http://www.alz.org/care/honor-caregiver.asp#ixzz2C7ayLJgn) The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization…

Seniors Living Longer; Enjoy the Good Life at Mount Vernon Towers

According to a recent article in Senior Housing News, Americans are living longer than ever. (For the entire story, click here.) Life expectance in the USA rose to 78.8 years in 2012: a record high! From 2011 to 2012, age-adjusted death rates in the United…

‘Rightsize’ at the Right Time

Most people who live in their home longer than a couple of years will have accumulated lots of things – some that are of historical value, some that represent dear memories, but also lots of bulky or outdated items that no longer need to be…

Young NCL Volunteers Bring Cheer to Mount Vernon Towers

For two-and-a-half hours on the first Saturday afternoon of every month, a group of a dozen or more teenage girls and their mothers, all members of the National Charity League, Inc. – Dunwoody Chapter, bring lots of energy, laughter and cheer to the seniors at…

MOUNT VERNON TOWERS’ WALK SCORE IS TOPS!

According to Walk Score, the website that measures the walkability of any address and helps people find a walkable place to live, Mount Vernon Towers’ Walk Score is 80 – which translates into “Very Walkable.” Thanks to its outstanding location in the heart of Sandy…

At Mount Vernon Towers, There’s Always Music in the Air

This week, the Melodears, Mount Vernon Towers’ own choral group directed by Mrs. Aloe Greeson, started its regular practices again in order to be ready for their quarterly concert later this fall. The performing group, consisting of 20 ladies and 10 gentlemen who all live at Mount…

Super Foods for Seniors

To age well, it helps to eat well! For good health and an overall feeling of well-being, a diet of fresh foods that limits sugar, fat and alcohol, plus a regular exercise regimen are important. Fortunately, Larry Palmer, Director of Dining Services of Mount Vernon…

Entire Mount Vernon Towers Community Thanks Tommy Miller Upon His Retirement

After 21 years as Executive Director of Mount Vernon Towers, and after long and careful deliberation, Tommy Miller has decided to retire from his day-to-day responsibilities. His official retirement date is July 31, 2014. On June 22, the members of the Mount Vernon Towers community…

Meet Larry Palmer, Mount Vernon Towers’ Director of Dining Services

Larry Palmer’s military background (he served 24 years in the US Navy including 12 years overseas) has served him well during his three different periods as Director of Dining Services with Mount Vernon Towers. “The first time I came on board was on Valentine’s Day,…

Resident Talent Show ‘Comedy Tonight’ Was “Absolutely Hilarious!”

On May 22 and 23, the residents at Mount Vernon Towers were treated to the first ever MVT Resident Talent Show, called ‘Comedy Tonight!’ Mrs. Shelly Gianino, herself a resident at the senior community in the heart of Sandy Springs, was the producer, director and…

Mount Vernon Towers Has U.S. Flag Retirement Service and Ceremony on Memorial Day

Mount Vernon Towers, the independent living retirement community in the heart of Sandy Springs, held an official U.S. Flag Retirement Service and Ceremony on Memorial Day 2014, Monday, May 26. Tommy Miller, Executive Director of Mount Vernon Towers, notes that all residents at the Towers…

Seniors Model Flair and Style at Mount Vernon Towers

On May 15, both male and female models, all seniors (65+) and residents of Mount Vernon Towers, walked the runway during a fashion show presented by Stein Mart. A Stein Mart representative was the Master of Ceremonies and described the casual and business outfits the…

Mount Vernon Towers’ Melodears Serenade Spring with “Spring Sing”

Every season, the Melodears, Mount Vernon Towers’ unparalleled singing group directed by Mrs. Aloe Greeson, performs a live concert for the residents and their families at the senior living community in the heart of Sandy Springs. On two consecutive evenings in April, the Melodears hosted…

Remember to Ask Your Healthcare Professional

Living well includes taking good care of your physical and mental health. Mount Vernon Towers, the well-established senior living community in Sandy Springs, offers onsite rehab services and short-term respite care to get residents back on their feet after surgery or illness. Mount Vernon Towers’…

Curt Frinkle with Mount Vernon Towers Wins Three Metro Brokers Awards

At the recent Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate / Metro Brokers statewide award ceremony, Metro Brokers recognized Curt Frinkle, Director of Marketing & Sales at Mount Vernon Towers, and Sales Associate with Metro Brokers, as 2013 Top Producing Agent (Top X-celerator) in Georgia from…

Mount Vernon Towers Featured in AJC Homefinder Story

One on One Interview with Mrs. Jane Stewart As is apparent from the recent feature story in the The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Mrs. Jane Stewart is very happy living at Mount Vernon Towers. To read her full page interview with Lori Johnston in the AJC Homefinder…

Mount Vernon Towers Celebrates College Life

In a recent issue of the Northside Neighbor, the weekly newspaper that covers the latest stories in Sandy Springs (among many other Atlanta areas), Mount Vernon Towers’ residents are featured in full color in a great story about our October Homecoming Parade. To read the…

Mount Vernon Towers Country Western Party A Success!

Mount Vernon Towers’ roundup of residents for the Country Western Party was a huge success last week! We saw so many cowboys and cowgirls on the sun porch enjoying vittles and firewater while listening to boot-stomping music. Residents and their guests chowed down on delicious…

Another beautiful day at Mount Vernon Towers

As you walk into The Towers, one of the first things you’ll notice is our beautiful outdoor pool. Guests and residents love it. When our residents aren’t relaxing around the pool, they’re enjoying our Aqua Aerobics classes. Of course a bathing suit isn’t mandatory for…

Gracious Living at Mount Vernon Towers

Did you know that with ownership you can modify construction of your own unit? That is just one of the great many things about choosing our community. We strive to make you as happy as you can be here at Mount Vernon Towers. You deserve gracious…