Warm weather, sunshine, balmy breezes … summer is a great time to be outdoors.
Whether you enjoy walking, bicycling, jogging—or even horseback riding—the American Tobacco Trail provides the perfect place to get moving and make the most of the season.
Winding for 23 miles through Durham, Chatham, and Wake counties [...]
Is NOW the Time to Make a Move?
How the real estate market impacts seniors considering a move
This month I have decided to take on a mountain of a topic again (I get asked about this often) involving the decision many seniors may have to make at some point [...]
You are unique. Where and how you live are important. Overture recognizes this and is dedicated to changing the perspective of life after 55. Overture can’t control the fulfillment of an active adult lifestyle, but can help you find the right home. Welcome to Overture, a new chapter [...]
How Arbor Acres Retirement Community quietly impacts the local community. Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community in Winston-Salem, N.C., and its residents understand the power of giving and service—a spirit of philanthropy infuses the culture. Since its inception 40 years ago, this retirement community has been generous in its contributions [...]
If you, your spouse, a family member, or a loved one suddenly needs home health or home care, you may hear the term “Activities of Daily Living” in discussions among physicians, nurses, discharge planners, and your home health or home care team.
Essentially, this term refers to someone’s daily self-care activities. [...]
As a professional geriatric care manager, I sometimes get asked, “Why would someone use a service like yours? Anyone can do what you do.”
Part of me wants to be offended by this statement, but the answer to the question is also exactly why the person is asking it. [...]
As a family practice doctor with an aging patient population, I’m frequently in the position of having to assist my patients through difficult times: cancer, other illness, and the death of loved ones, to name a few. Through these experiences, I’ve realized there are three things my patients tend to fear [...]
Just about one hour’s drive to the south of the Triangle is a gem known as the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area. It’s known for its great golf courses, but its reputation as a retirement destination continues to grow. While the central region of North Carolina known as the Sandhills had been settled by Highland Scots since the early 1700s, the area was at first slow to develop. [...]