Triangle Senior Centers: Providing Services, Activities and Information to the Community Whether you need to know how to find services to maintain your independence or are simply looking for a way to meet new people, stop by a Triangle J Area on Aging senior center and you’ll probably find exactly what you need … and…

retirement communities

What More Could You Need? Leaving your home, where you’ve lived for years, can be difficult. When you finally decide to pack up and move to a retirement community, wouldn’t it be nice to know that—despite how much care you need down the road—you’ll never have to move again? What Are Continuing Care Retirement Communities…

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…

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…

senior living

Where will you spend your senior years? The decision is incredibly important, with a host of considerations. Tina McLeod, Director of Marketing at The Cedars of Chapel Hill, says you should factor in your health as well as a community’s financial model, its sponsor’s reputation, medical facilities, wellness programs, staff-to-resident ratio, activities and environment. One…

pay for home care

North Carolina has information resources and publicly funded programs for seniors who want in-home programs but cannot afford to privately pay for home care. One resource is the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), which has become a model for similar state programs nationwide. For free unbiased information, contact SHIIP at (800) 443-9354 or (919)…