Carolina Meadows Blog

blog-downton

Inspired by the fashion, antiques and events of PBS’ period TV drama “Downton Abbey,” our residents transformed parts of the community into “Downton Meadows.” Taking on new personas and traveling back in time, residents organized…

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blog-birthday

Some Community Outreach volunteering activities are just plain fun! A group of Carolina Meadows residents from The Green (our Memory Care Unit) joined members of the Community Outreach Volunteers Committee and Carolina Meadows staff to…

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blog-music

One volunteer opportunity that appeals to a group of music-minded neighbors here is serving on the Music at the Meadows committee. Our charge is to bring excellent, often professional, performances to Carolina Meadows. With an…

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blog-camp

When my sister and her family visited us, I was waiting impatiently for their observations and opinions.  Since they came from a city where there is a dearth of CCRC facilities, they had no idea…

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blog-volunteers

The Meadows provides enough activities to satisfy most all proclivities. Some involve just the participants and have no further consequence. Other activities are directed at peers and are conducted by volunteers whose involvement is quite…

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blog-balancing

We know that cats can run along the top of a fence without falling off, but we don’t often wonder how they do that. Dr. William Hoole, from the Division of Speech and Hearing at…

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