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Water Helps Memory Retention for Local Seniors

Cary, NC – Staying active later in life can be a good way to stave off memory loss and remain in shape and one local program is finding particular success with aquatic training.

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Waltonwood Using Music to Help Residents

Cary, NC – Next to familiar smells and tastes from homemade food, music brings out the most powerful memories from our childhood. And at Waltonwood Cary Parkway, they are using music therapy as a way to brighten their residents’ days. Read more

Cary Seniors Win Big at County Games

Cary, NC – At most sporting events, parents and grandparents cheer on their children. But the roles were reversed when members of Cary’s SearStone Retirement Community competed in the Wake County Senior Games. Read more

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Support for Caregivers: You’re Not Alone

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Editor’s Note: Each month, Haley Gray, author and senior advocate, shares stories and expertise about her personal experiences of finding care for aging parents to help provide comfort and guidance for those who are in similar situations.

Cary, NC — If you’re going through a hard time caring for aging parents, you’re not alone. Read more

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Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors

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Cary, NC — We quickly get inside to safety if there’s a threat of lightning. Interestingly enough, it is seven times more likely that a fatality can happen in a bathtub, for any age, than that someone can be struck by lightning, per the National Safety Council. Read more

Haley’s Story: Another Resource for Senior Caregivers

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Editor’s Note: Each month, Haley Gray, author and senior advocate, shares stories and expertise about her personal experiences of finding care for aging parents to help provide comfort and guidance for those who are in similar situations.

Cary, NC — Today, I’d like to tell you about a wonderful organization right here in our own backyard: Transitions GuidingLights, a Raleigh-based organization founded in 2010 to provide support for both family members and professional caregivers in our area. Read more

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Haley’s Story: Resources for Caregivers of Seniors

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Editor’s Note: Each month, Haley Gray, author and senior advocate, shares stories about her personal experiences of finding care for aging parents to help provide comfort and guidance for those who are in similar situations. Read more

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Ageless Design: Building a Home for Seniors

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Cary, NC — What makes a home a suitable place to grow old in or an accessible place for people with disabilities? To continue my aging in place series, I’ll describe what ageless design is and how it can help senior citizens stay in their homes longer. Read more