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Salemtowne: A Rich Heritage

By Renee Brumagin with information gleaned from Salemtowne resident Lu Newman’s book The Long, Long Road to Salemtowne. Salemtowne, a non-profit continuing care retirement community near historic Bethabara, has a rich heritage, based on 45 years of caring for older adults. Its roots are traced back to 1887 when a poor, ill girl, dying of tuberculosis, came to the [...]

Pets Enhance Life at Cambridge Village

Who or what makes you happy? Who/what puts a smile on your face every day? If you ask either one of these questions, you may get a mixed bag of answers. However, there is one answer that might be more common than all the rest…” my pet.” Whether it crawls, walks, slithers, hops, or flies, your pets offers a level [...]

2017-12-14T15:40:33+00:00December 14th, 2017|Independent Living Communities|

Windsor Point

Windsor Point is a family-owned Continuing Care Retirement Community, located in the heart of Fuquay-Varina, a small town offering nostalgic charm while providing access to the great amenities in nearby cities. As Barbara, a new resident, said, “When I first walked into Windsor Point I was struck by the atmosphere of the place and the friendliness and courtesy of the [...]

2018-12-26T20:05:53+00:00September 11th, 2017|Independent Living Communities, Life Plan Communities|

Retirement Community Living vs. Living at Home

Years ago, seniors moved into retirement communities because they needed to. They needed extra assistance and could not live alone any longer. It was often the last resort. My, how things have changed! Retirement communities like Preston Pointe are a happy choice for seniors seeking to enhance their life. The residents in our Independent Living apartments could live at home [...]

2018-12-26T19:01:57+00:00September 11th, 2017|Independent Living Communities|

The Future of Retirement Communities

As the population of seniors continues to grow, senior living options are seeking new ways to accommodate the needs of future generations. One common misbelief is that our older population is not interested in technology, but that is far from true. Many residents in my community, Cambridge Village of Apex enjoy learning how to use their tablets to share pictures [...]

2018-12-26T19:02:13+00:00September 11th, 2017|Independent Living Communities|

Springmoor – A Beautiful Place to Call Home

Springmoor, the first full service retirement community to open in Raleigh, began earning a reputation for quality right from the start. Blending independent living with a full continuum of on-campus healthcare services, Springmoor celebrates an active, vibrant lifestyle with an emphasis on dignity, security and peace of mind. Springmoor, nationally accredited, not-for-profit, and financially stable, is located in Greystone Village, [...]

2018-12-26T19:56:24+00:00September 11th, 2017|Independent Living Communities, Life Plan Communities|

Social Media, Senior Style @ Springmoor

Most high school seniors can pick up any device and quickly navigate through any new app on their iPhone, iPad, or Android. It’s a form of communication far different from their parents’ or grandparents’ generation. Jackson Barlow, grandson of Springmoor residents Jim and Faye Bundy, saw this as an opportunity to help his granddad’s friends at Springmoor Life Care Retirement [...]

Arbor Acres – A Metamorphosis of Nursing Care

“It’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen.” That’s how Les Cranfill, Director of Building and Grounds Arts at Arbor Acres, describes the renovation of the Fitzgerald, the building that houses the continuing care retirement community’s skilled nursing and memory care. The 85-acre campus, home to nearly 500 residents, is re-opening the Fitzgerald, home to more than 100 residents who need the [...]

Abbotswood at Stonehenge: Become a Part of Our Family

According to Forbes Magazine, Raleigh has the second fastest-growing senior population in the U.S., and we at Abbotswood at Stonehenge are inviting you to become a part of our expanding senior living family. Abbotswood community member Mary Laraway, who became a part of this Raleigh-area Kisco Senior Living community 18 years ago, said that she couldn’t imagine her life anywhere [...]

2016-06-24T21:47:06+00:00June 24th, 2016|Independent Living Communities|

Family and Friendships at Cambridge Village

Family. Friendships. Community. That’s what you’ll find at Cambridge Village of Apex. You are Family, surrounded by a diverse, vibrant, and friendly bunch of neighbors who share your enthusiasm and vigor. We believe community and fellowship with others makes one live longer and stronger so Cambridge Village offers many opportunities to build friendships with the people you live with, bonding [...]

2018-12-26T19:04:47+00:00June 24th, 2016|Independent Living Communities|
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