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Winter 2024 Issue

From the Publisher ... You are likely a "Foodie" whether you realize it or not. In our retirement years, we almost certainly appreciate good food now more than ever before. Retirement communities know this, and as a result, continue to raise the bar ever higher each year as each seek not so much to best each other as to reach culinary "nirvana" for their residents. This issue’s cover story explores the culinary scene at some of the top retirement communities in central North Carolina. [...]

February 7th, 2024|2024 Issues|

Cover Story

Building Community with Extraordinary Culinary Experiences

Imagine a restaurant where the same customers return every day and bring selective and sophisticated palates. It is a scenario that could strike fear in the most accomplished chefs and describes a lifestyle that residents in Triangle and Triad retirement communities have come to expect. The elevated culinary scene [...]

March 4th, 2024|Retirement Communities|

Feature Articles

Continuing Care Retirement Communities’ Payment Options

In today’s article I address a common question about retirement communities. Specifically Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) which some call Life Plan communities. The question varies but is around which financial plan is best for me or us. CCRC’s are generally available as either: [...]

February 12th, 2024|A Parting Word - By David Ammons|

New Product Videos


Featured Amenity of the Week – The Landing at Westmott – Pool

The Landing at Westmott offers upscale living in Colfax, on the edge of Greensboro. The community has a spacious pool and great deck for its residents to enjoy. The large pool is surrounded by lounge chairs. There are also grills and corn hole games, making this space a great place to kick back, relax, and have fun. [...]

June 12th, 2024|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

Retirement Communities

Special Feature – Friends Homes – Music in the Courtyard Event

Friends Homes in Greensboro recently held a Music in the Courtyard event for residents and visitors. Residents and guests came together to enjoy live music, tasty treats, and quality time during a pleasant spring afternoon. Prospective community members were also invited to join in to get a feel [...]

May 8th, 2024|Life Plan Communities|


How to Enjoy Winter – Shake off the Winter Blues

The holiday season is over ... It is a relief for many to have life to return to normal. It is also a time of reflection about what’s next in the New Year and how to cope with the winter blues when the skies are dreary and the days are short. The good news is that life can have happy moments even when the mercury dips. Embrace the Winter Season / Spend Time with Family and Friends / Stay Active / Prioritize Health and Wellness / Relax and Recharge / Make Plans [...]

February 29th, 2024|Home Care & Home Health, Tina Glenn|

Service Providers

It’s Coffee Time

A properly designed long term care plan may seem small in the grandeur of financial planning, but its’ absence is very real at the time of an event. An unexpected turn of health can cause consequences that one may never financially recover from. Simply put, as you age, your body may require a variety of care options that come at a cost from an accident or a progressive debilitating illness. As you enjoy life today, the thought of an extended care event is not on most radars but you still need to plan if and/or when that event could occur. [...]

February 12th, 2024|David Haynes, Insurance|

Staying Fit & Healthy

Prioritize Self-Care with SPAN

Life's demands can sometimes feel like an uncomfortable, turbulent flight, and finding a moment for self-care can be quite challenging. A simple guide can help you navigate these waters – the SPAN (Sleep, Physical, Activity, Nutrition) method. Prioritizing self-care is crucial in life's challenges. The SPAN method is a simple guide to ensure that you are fit to care for yourself and others. [...]

February 29th, 2024|Prince Deese, Wellness|

Arts, Leisure & Travel

Lifelong Learning – Go Back to School at Any Age

Central North Carolina offers easy access to nationally and internationally ranked universities and colleges. These institutions are not just for college-aged kids, but offer continuing educational opportunities for older students who have retired from full-time work, but want to remain engaged in today’s world with access to continued learning whether it is online, attending lectures, or in a classroom setting. [...]

November 8th, 2023|Arts & Culture|
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