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7 01, 2015

Signs it’s Time to Consider Moving to an Independent Community

January 7th, 2015|General, Independent Living|Comments Off on Signs it’s Time to Consider Moving to an Independent Community

If you are wondering if it's time for you to consider making the transition to an independent living community, there are a few things to think about.

8 09, 2014

Wandering Around Galloway Ridge – A Resident’s View

September 8th, 2014|Blog, General, Independent Living|Comments Off on Wandering Around Galloway Ridge – A Resident’s View

"Getting Here". When my wife and I first came to look at Galloway Ridge from Virginia a few years ago we came from the direction of Chapel Hill. We were surprised that Galloway Ridge was out in the country but only eight miles from Chapel Hill.

15 08, 2014

Retirement is Bigger than More Time in Your House, It’s a Lifestyle!

August 15th, 2014|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Retirement is Bigger than More Time in Your House, It’s a Lifestyle!

People don't retire so they can spend more time at home. No, real retirement means spending time doing what you want. Retirement community living makes that possible.

18 07, 2014

Have a Better Retirement By Flossing

July 18th, 2014|Blog, General, Health Care, Independent Living|Comments Off on Have a Better Retirement By Flossing

A little thing like flossing can have a tremendous impact on the quality of life in your retirement years. It's never too late to begin.

27 06, 2014

Retirement Community Living is Perfect Fit for Spouses with Different Retirement Lifestyles

June 27th, 2014|Blog, Independent Living, Lifestyle, Retirement|Comments Off on Retirement Community Living is Perfect Fit for Spouses with Different Retirement Lifestyles

Adjusting to retirement can be a challenge for a couple seeking different ways to spend their time. A retirement community provides options for both.

4 06, 2014

Make Friends with the Floor: Practical Movement Series Part 2

June 4th, 2014|Blog, General, Health Care, Independent Living, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Make Friends with the Floor: Practical Movement Series Part 2

There are certain movements that a young and vital man like me takes for granted. Soon after I began working with older adults at the Duke Center for Living I learned about a new fitness test that I instantly became excited about: The Sitting to Rising Test. This test was the cat's pajamas.

30 05, 2014

Retirement Community Living is a Grand Solution When Adult Children Worry

May 30th, 2014|Blog, Independent Living, Lifestyle, Retirement|Comments Off on Retirement Community Living is a Grand Solution When Adult Children Worry

When adult children and their parents are separated by miles, there is a lot of worry. One easy solution is retirement community living. The benefits for Mom and Dad are also benefits for adult children.

23 05, 2014

Senior Citizens Can Make the Choice to Not Drive

May 23rd, 2014|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle, Mental Health|Comments Off on Senior Citizens Can Make the Choice to Not Drive

While seniors may be unhappy about hanging up the keys to the family vehicle, living in a retirement community makes it easier when that time comes. Consider these signs it may be time.

15 05, 2014

Retirement Doesn’t Automatically Mean Healthy Living for Mom and Dad

May 15th, 2014|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle, Retirement|Comments Off on Retirement Doesn’t Automatically Mean Healthy Living for Mom and Dad

Motivating Mom and Dad to adopt exercise and healthy routines in retirement can be a challenge. Here are tips to help get them started.

15 05, 2014

Standing Up May Not Be So Simple

May 15th, 2014|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Standing Up May Not Be So Simple

"Let's head around the corner for the next exercise, Marty." I turned around and headed across the fitness floor at the Duke Center for Living, set up our equipment, and waited.The moments passed and I continued to wait.