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Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Rehab Courtyard Garden

Rehabilitation patients at Salemtowne have a wonderfully sunny courtyard, the Rehab Courtyard Garden, in which to practice navigating sidewalks, grassy surfaces, or even brick stairs like they may have at home. Two long-time friends of Salemtowne who have been donors, board members and are now residents, have transformed the space into a beautiful garden [...]

2024-02-21T12:55:07-05:00January 26th, 2024|Life Plan Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Outdoor Plaza

Salemtowne has a robust schedule of activities, both annual and seasonal. The Salemtowne campus comprises over 120 acres of extraordinary amenities. The plaza is a favorite gathering place for residents year round, but has a special appeal when the backdrop of the woods creates an amazing display of color. The plaza offers a comfortable and convenient place for residents to gather [...]

2023-12-20T10:35:23-05:00December 20th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Gardens and Trails

The Community Garden at Salemtowne provides a place for residents to enjoy a love and activity they likely enjoyed before moving to the community. When asked about these attraction, Larry Lovvorn, a resident and pro-gardener shares, "I would think for some people, this would certainly be a very positive attraction. Plus the trails help you get a lot of physical activity."[...]

2023-12-13T15:06:01-05:00December 13th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Cambridge Village of Apex – Educational Fitness Seminar

The Optimal Living® Program at Cambridge Village of Apex is a health and wellness strategy that is personalized for each individual resident and their unique needs. Patrick Schrader, the Wellness Director at Cambridge Village of Apex, shares about an Educational Fitness Seminar led by industry professionals. [...]

2023-11-06T18:14:56-05:00November 6th, 2023|Independent Living Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Connecting with Nature

The Community Garden at Salemtowne brings together residents in a united cause. Resident and pro-gardener Larry Lovvorn says, "Getting fresh produce is good. Plus working with the soil is recuperative. As you can see, flowers are important for our butterflies. We have the Monarch butterfly spot here. We track these butterflies all over the eastern hemisphere. [...]

2023-10-18T15:52:03-04:00October 18th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|

Special Feature – Happy 103rd Birthday to Jean Lane of Heritage Greens

This past week, Retirement Resource Guide visited Heritage Greens in Greensboro for a very special party. Jean Lane, a community resident who was born in 1920 near Burlington, celebrated her 103rd birthday. Jean said her secret to longevity has been clean living, spending time with people, and visiting the beach. [...]

2023-10-10T10:56:01-04:00October 10th, 2023|Independent Living Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Cambridge Village of Apex – Bring Together Teams

The Optimal Living Program is a health and wellness strategy that is personalized to help residents stay fit and healthy. Patrick Schrader, the Wellness Director at Cambridge Village of Apex, shares more about the program. He says, "We have an integrative approach here at Cambridge, [...]

2023-09-19T14:08:59-04:00September 19th, 2023|Independent Living Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Enjoying the Crop

Residents at Salemtowne in Winston-Salem enjoy a beautiful and robust community garden. Resident and Pro-Gardener, Larry Lovvorn, from Salemtowne says, “You can come down here and get your crop pretty easily. We are down here every other day because we have so many tomatoes popping out. This time of year you get more than you can possibly use, [...]

2023-09-11T15:16:38-04:00September 11th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Community Garden

Pro-gardener and Salemtowne resident Larry Lovvorn shares about Salemtowne’s community garden. Gardening provides a host of benefits. Vegetables fresh from the vine are a summer delight and gardening has wonderful health benefits. But perhaps what residents of Salemtowne enjoy most is the social interaction the community garden provides. [...]

2023-08-28T17:14:09-04:00August 28th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|

Featured Amenity of the Week – Salemtowne – Butterfly Garden

Carolyn Stokes, a resident of Salemtowne, found that several residents had a love for butterflies. This resulted in a Butterfly Garden being added to the Community Garden. Stokes said, "We planted this garden last year. We are a Monarch Way Station, which means we are registered with the Monarch National Group. [...]

2023-08-14T15:54:42-04:00August 14th, 2023|Life Plan Communities|
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