Stone Mountain, Ga (PressExposure) November 10, 2009 -- Park Springs, the Southeastâs premier continuing care retirement community rolled out the red carpet for seven members of the Atlanta Falcons and two cheerleaders on Tuesday, October 6. The Falcons players, which included Jerious Nerwood, Jonathan Babineaux, Thomas DeCoud, Brian Finneran, Verron Haynes, Coy Wire and Kroy Biermann joined Members of Park Springs in some competitive games of Wii Bowling and sports trivia.
A few players also joined Members for some light exercise at Cobblestone, Park Springsâ health care center before hitting Park Springsâ Petanque court for a quick lesson on the game that originated in the southern France. The Falcons were on location as part of their âHometown Huddleâ program that disperses members of the team to locations throughout the metro Atlanta area.
âAny time you can give back it also brightens my day,â said Babineaux. âThe guys are good with community service and we really enjoy what we do. Added Verron Haynes, âThis is importantâ¦giving back is important. âPutting smiles on peopleâs faces is what it is all about.â
The players arrived at the Atlanta senior homes at 10 a.m. and stayed until shortly after 11:30 a.m. signing autographs until every Member had a chance to speak with each player. Many Park Springs Members enjoyed meeting the players as well as getting autographs and pictures for themselves and their grandchildren.
âI am really here representing my grandchildren,â said Fred Jerding. âMy grandkids have been asking me the last couple of days if I met the Falcons yet. They will be happy to know that I met them today.â
In addition to Park Springs, an Atlanta retirement community, Falcons players also visited Long Middle School, H.M. Turner Middle School, Sandy Springs Middle School and Brown Middle School, all with Atlanta addresses, a Publix super market, a Home Depot location in Decatur and the Georgia Aquarium. The Falcons are the only NFL team that involves all 53 players on its roster in such a day.
About Park Springs The Southeast's premier CCRC, Park Springs enhances life for Atlanta active seniors by providing independent residences alongside extensive amenities and on-site wellness and private health care facilities. The 398-home campus-style community is situated on 54 acres surrounded by Stone Mountain Park. A 64-suite health center provides assisted living, skilled nursing and dementia/Alzheimer's care. The campus style community boasts a 50,000 square foot Clubhouse serving meals in four themed dining rooms daily and a 12,000 square foot fitness center with an indoor swimming pool. The Seniors Housing Council of the National Association of Home Builders named Park Springs a Platinum winner. Park Springs is developed by Isakson Living and managed by Life Care Services LLC (LCS), a leader in senior living communities. LCS today serves more than 23,000 residents daily in over 80 communities nationwide. For more information on Park Springs, call 678-684-3300 or visit http://www.parkspringscommunities.com
About Park Springsâ Health Services Cobblestone, Park Springâs heath care center, offers the highest quality medical, skilled nursing and rehabilitative care in a residential environment. Our Resident Centered model provides Members flexibility in their daily activities embracing individuality while focusing on all aspects of wellness. Staffing ratios are approximately two times greater than the state average. A full time doctor trained as a geriatrician whose sole responsibility is the health of our Members is employed on site. A clinic staffed by our own full time Licensed Nurse Practitioner performs routine check ups, tests and lab work. Our doctor, clinic and skilled care are all Medicare certified. Home care services are provided by trained staff employed directly by our communities, licensed by the state, bonded and insured only after undergoing a strict screening process.