Nominations are open for the North Carolina Heritage Award, the state’s highest honor for traditional artists, until Friday, May 1. Artists who are recognized within their communities as keepers of North Carolina’s living traditions may be nominated for the award. Past recipients have included musicians, craftspeople, storytellers, dancers, and practitioners of traditional occupations. [...]
In 2020, the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is launching a new initiative to celebrate North Carolina's rural counties. Hello NC will explore rural culture across the state, focusing on hometown heroes and histories, highlighting rural heritage, foods, crafts, festivals and traditions. Hello NC is a platform for rural communities [...]
In the Fall issue, we learned from guest writer Chris Burns that nearly 85% of people ages 60 and older own a cell phone or smartphone. But how is this age group using their phones? Many of us have witnessed our kids helping grandma out with her phone [...]
View the Digital Magazine In This Issue... I’ve had a busy few months visiting various senior living communities across Central North Carolina. Through my travel I have had many conversations with senior industry professionals and they have all said that NC is one of the best places to retire. Many retirees are coming to take advantage of our gorgeous [...]
Wake Forest Baptist to Implement Stronger Visitor Restrictions - In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors will be allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s inpatient facilities, effective today, Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m.
We understand that this is an uncertain time and we want our readers and clients alike to know that we are here to help you. We hope that this situation subsides very soon. That being said, we know that many of you have needs and cannot stop your search for a retirement community or local service providers altogether.
Volunteers Help Babies Affected by Opioid Epidemic at Wake Forest Baptist Health
Welcome to the 20’s – The Roaring 20’s! The Seventh Annual Ms Senior Guilford County Pageant is where we will be “Stepping Back into the Roaring Twenties”! This pageant will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Centenary United Methodist Church, 2300 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro. [...]
After the completion and sellout of twenty-two new garden homes in 2017, Twin Lakes Community located in Elon and Burlington, is constructing twenty-eight new homes in the last - and again sellout - phase of their garden home development on their 220-acre campus. With the addition of these homes, Twin Lakes includes 434 residences in independent living, in addition [...]
When you turned 16, you didn’t automatically get your driver’s license; instead you had to take an exam and prove that you were a safe driver. There was a specific order and procedure for getting your driver’s license, and the same is true for enrolling in Medicare for the first time when you turn 65. Much like you anticipated [...]