fastest growing places to retire

Could North Carolina be the new Florida? According to recent US Census Bureau data, more adults are choosing North Carolina for retirement, making the Raleigh-Cary area one of the fastest growing places to retire. Compiled by the personal finance website NerdWallet, the list of the fastest growing places to retire in the US was based…

myoelectric prostheses

Myoelectric prostheses from LimBionics Gives David His Independence Fifteen-year-old David was born with a rare genetic disorder, which causes his arms to be short, with no radius bones, and his hands to be very small and lacking in strength. This disability makes it challenging for David to do many of the things his peers are…

LimBionics Helps Rachel Stand on Her Own Two Feet Rachel Whittington suffers with drop foot (also known as foot drop), which is a weakness causing trouble lifting the ankle and toes. This condition often makes patients trip and fall frequently. And at 84, Rachel couldn’t risk a fall. Rachel had gone to other providers for…

Apartment Living: Low Maintenance, Convenience and Engagement Looking for Apartments in The Triangle?  Don’t need all that space anymore? Tired of mowing the lawn and fixing the toilet? Can’t manage the stairs? Perhaps it’s time to downsize from that large home to a manageable ground-floor pied-à-terre (AKA apartment). What you lose in space, you’ll gain…

assisted living

Assisted Living Communities: What Do You Get for Your Money in the Triangle? If you’ve done any research on assisted living communities in the Triangle area—Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, or maybe even Burlington, Cary or Johnston County—you may have been stopped in your tracks by the fees. They’re probably a lot more than what you’re paying for…

Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert: Skilled Nursing & Rehab, Carver Living Center Get more information from Carver Living Center. Q: What is Rehabilitation in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)? A: Rehabilitation in a SNF is typically composed of 3 services, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. Those services are designed to restore a patient’s independence to…

Raleigh, NC in Top 10 Fittest Cities for Baby Boomers In a recent survey done by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Huffington Post, Raleigh, North Carolina has been ranked on of the fittest cities in America for Baby Boomers. The reasons for Raleigh’s high ranking in the study?  High Life Expectancy, Mental/Emotional…

(from Aging Family Services) By Cheryl Theriault Because everyone is different and ages differently, there is no one answer to this question. Studies show that older drivers are safer drivers than those age 16 – 19. After a driver reaches 75 years of age, their crash rate per mile driven and fatality rate increases. The…

By Jeff Hartman Often times after surgery or an extended stay in the Hospital, your Doctor or Discharge Planner may advise a short stay at a Skilled Nursing facility to help you or a loved one quickly get back on your feet. Skilled Nursing Care is just what is suggests – skilled.  A full staff…