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How Fletcher Park Inn is Keeping Strong

Fletcher Park Inn is a 500-acre retirement community located just south of Asheville, North Carolina. We spoke with Lisa Metcalf, Marketing Director, of Fletcher Park Inn to see how her staff and residents were faring in the wake of the pandemic. Some of the biggest changes they’ve had to endure…

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Feeding a Community During COVID

We asked Diana Mashburn of College Walk Senior Living in Brevard, North Carolina about the most surprising challenge COVID has presented. Without a second thought, she says, “How much effort goes into delivering meals. And having a dining room that’s closed down.” Pre-COVID, there were around 200 meals served in…

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Coming Together Series: Introduction

Carolina Living Choices is starting a new blog entitled The Coming Together series. The owner of Carolina Living Choices, Betsy O’Leary, explains the intention behind the ambitious and exciting project. She also dives into why, during a global pandemic, it’s the perfect time to showcase these stories. The reasoning for…

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Previous Blogs and Articles

Three life lessons for baby boomers from TV in the ‘50s

Maybe you can’t remember your favorite TV shows from the 1950s but we’ll bet that once we mention “Sgt. Bilko,”…

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Eight secrets of boomers who exercise regularly

How can we stay fit as baby boomers? By making fitness a habit! That’s the advice from California certified personal…

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Boomers grew up in the midst of the plastic money world

One thing that happened during the younger era of most boomers’ lives was the ubiquitous introduction of credit cards into…

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Three baby boomers, Singing into Retirement!

Retirement for many baby boomers sure doesn’t mean sitting in a rocker til we die! Take the acoustic folk group…

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How a baby boomer really ought to eat

We’re not telling you anything you don’t already know when we remind you that the older you get, the harder…

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A boomer writes of A Motherless Child’s Mothers Day

On Mothers Day, BoomerCafé contributor Erin O’Brien of Redondo Beach, California, reflects upon her mom. She is now gone, but…

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A boomer still remembers the day that changed her life

Undoubtedly, in every baby boomer’s life, there has been a life-changing moment. Maybe many. But how well do you remember…

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A couple of baby boomers broaden their horizons

Not every baby boomer is able to travel — yes, we recognize that there are nagging little issues like money,…

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