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  • Speak Life Integrates Tech to Improve Systems

    March 02, 2018

    Speak Life Management Partners with technology companies: Point Click Care, Relias and OnShift.  

    In a fast changing digital environment, companies must keep up with the pace to stay current and remain efficient. The healthcare space is not any different. As a matter of fact, remaining aware of technology offerings is all the more important within the adult living industry.

    With significant strides in technology, assisted living companies can now streamline service and offer more effective and efficient care.

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  • Speak Life To Hold Ceremonial Groundblessing for Acworth Location

    February 05, 2018

    ACWORTH, Ga. (February 1, 2018)– The Holbrook Acworth, an active living catering to individuals seeking to live a fulfilling and passionate life, held a ceremonial groundblessing on January 31 on site of its newest property scheduled to open Spring 2019.

    The project’s developers, Al Holbrook and Dan Needle of Solomon Development Services, the management group, Speak Life Management, and owner of Choate Construction, Millard Choate were joined by city officials along the Acworth Mayor, Tommy Allegood for the ceremony. The … Read More

  • Dogwood Forest Residents Take Stone Mountain

    September 27, 2017

    Dogwood Forest Assisted Living communities recently joined together for a picnic at Stone Mountain Park. Residents and staff from Dogwood Forest of Grayson, Dogwood Forest of Acworth and Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody enjoyed roasted hotdogs and grilled hamburgers provided by the staff at Stone Mountain Park, all while taking in wonderful views of the Georgia’s most famous mountain and surrounding lake. Residents participated in dancing, trivia and corn hole games. Many of the residents enjoyed getting social by connecting with … Read More

  • Dogwood Forest to Host Grand Opening

    September 27, 2017

    Dogwood Forest of Grayson will host it’s formal Grand Opening on October 5th. The event will cap off the soft opening of the community which began in August. The event is open to the public.

    Dogwood Forest of Grayson, located in the heart of Grayson, Georgia on Grayson Highway, is the fourth community for the Dogwood Forest brand. The community began construction in 2016 and concluded in July. The community’s first residents settled into their new home in August. The … Read More

  • The Holbrook of Decatur: Construction Update

    August 23, 2017

    Speak Life is excited to bring the beautiful, state-of-the-art Holbrook of Decatur community to the Decatur area. The company is even more excited now that construction is in full gear. Land has been cleared. Foundation has been set and walls are being erected.  Speak Life partners, Solomon Development Services and Choate Construction, began clearing the land for the 200-unit residence in June on Clairmont Road near Emory University. Construction will continue through Spring 2019.

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  • Dogwood Forest Welcomes Mount Paran Christian School

    May 04, 2017

    Dogwood Forest loves providing service to others. We serve our residents, and we absolutely love giving back! We also love when others do as well! We recently hosted students from Mount Paran Christian School. Students from multiple grade levels volunteered at Dogwood Forest of Acworth as part of their first-ever Family Day of Service. The service day involved students volunteering 15 different locations across Cobb County. At Dogwood Forest, students and their families organized closets, knitted, painted nails, and led … Read More

  • Speak Life Closes on New Decatur Community

    May 03, 2017

    Speak Life Management, LLC today announced the closing on The Holbrook of Decatur, a state-of-the-art luxury 200-unit adult living community. The community slated to break ground early June, will offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. The community will be located on Clairmont Road near Emory University.

    The $44.2 million, 5–story community will offer many upscale amenities to cater to older adults including but not limited to a salt water pool and aquatic therapy center, gaming courts, eight on-site … Read More

  • Models Now Open at Dogwood Forest of Grayson

    December 09, 2016

    Dogwood Forest of Grayson officially opened its doors Thursday—the model room doors that is. The community scheduled to open in summer 2017, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of its community model rooms. Visitors can now get a first look at the design aesthetic of the Dogwood Forest of Grayson community. The event brought out many in the Gwinnett business community along with local residents eager to get a first glimpse of the long-awaited project.

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  • Resident Knits for Premature Babies at Northside Hospital

    November 29, 2016

    Last summer, in the spirit of outreach, Dogwood Forest communities were challenged to knit tiny preemie caps for the babies at Northside hospital. While many of community staffs and resident’s hearts were in the right place, they simply didn’t have any knitters to take on the challenge. But for one Dogwood Forest of Acworth resident, this seemingly big barrier wasn’t enough to stop his tenacity for helping others. Ed Moseley, a Dogwood Forest of Acworth resident, accepted the challenge and … Read More

  • Dogwood Forest of Grayson October Update

    October 31, 2016

    Dogwood Forest of Grayson is really taking shape now. The 101,000- square-foot community is getting closer the appearance seen in its rendering now with the roof installed and initial installation of the stone facade. Steel beams make up the buildings infrastructure. The community plans to announce the opening of its model apartments for tours in the coming weeks. Reservations are now being taken for apartments.

    Upon its opening, the $26 million community will be one of three Dogwood Forest communities … Read More