Atlanta Retirement Communities Host Active Aging Week

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Parc Communities provides full week of activities at its Atlanta retirement communities for active seniors.

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By staying active and involved in life, aging adults are more healthy, happy and able to contribute to the community.

Parc Communities, owner of four Atlanta retirement communities, is pleased to announce that it served as Atlanta's exclusive host of Active Aging Week. Active Aging Week 2008 took place on September 21 - 26, 2008, and was promoted by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA).

Parc Communities planned a full week of activities to celebrate this annual event, which is designed to give older adults the means to experience activities and exercise in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

"We were thrilled to offer this service to active seniors in Atlanta," commented Roy Dickson, President and CEO of Parc Communities. "By staying active and involved in life, aging adults are more healthy, happy and able to contribute to the community."

Events were held at Parc at Buckhead, Parc Alpharetta, Parc at Piedmont, and Parc at Duluth. Ranging from health fairs and seminars to exercise classes and senior proms, the events provided a wonderful way for active seniors to enjoy this special week.

About Active Aging Week:
Active Aging Week is an annual event held the last week of September (culminating on October 1, International Day of Older Persons) with the goal of giving as many older adults as possible the means to experience activities and exercise in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere. During the week, host organizations provide a variety of free activities, such as classes, educational seminars, access to fitness facilities, health fairs and community walks.

About International Council on Active Aging:
ICAA is the world's largest association dedicated to changing the way we age by uniting professionals in the retirement, assisted living, recreation, fitness, rehabilitation and wellness fields. The council supports these professionals with education, information, resources and tools, so they can achieve optimal success with the growing population of people who are 50 years and older. ICAA is one of more than 50 of the most prominent health and aging organizations working to implement the National Blueprint on Aging.

About Parc Communities, Atlanta Retirement Communities:
Parc Communities (Parc) is an Atlanta, GA based company that was founded in 2001. The company is a partnership among Prime Development Corp., Roy L. Dickson, John A. Williams and Minerva Investments. It specializes in the design, construction, and management of upscale senior housing in the Southern United States.

Parc Communities currently owns completed communities in the Buckhead, East Cobb, Duluth and Alpharetta areas of metropolitan Atlanta. The company is also in the process of pre-development design and approvals in Florida and Texas.

Dedicated to the proposition of providing the ultimate lifestyle experience, Parc Communities has established itself as the leader in hospitality oriented Atlanta retirement communities for active and affluent seniors.

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