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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

Interview with an Oscar-winning baby boomer

This is an exciting time of life for baby boomer Kevin Willmott. The Kansas-based filmmaker and University of Kansas film…

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Boomer Opinion: Don’t let yourself be fooled. It’s dangerous

As our world has become at least a little less stable in the chaos of the coronavirus crisis and the…

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BoomerCafé exclusive: best-selling baby boomer’s newest novel

Baby boomer Daniel Silva, the New York Times best-selling author, is praised as a writer, and prolific. He started his…

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Boomer Opinion: An attempt to hijack the Fourth of July

This Fourth of July was different than holidays past in several ways, because of the pandemic and because of the…

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Boomer Opinion: Freedom isn’t free

In early June, BoomerCafé published a Boomer Opinion piece we called, “Here we go again.” In it, Navy veteran Bill…

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These boomers are off grid, and grateful

If we all face the need to “social distance” for a lot longer, maybe the solution that Kandi and Lloyd…

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Boomer Opinion: “Crisis” is an understatement

Whether you’re far Left or far Right or anywhere in-between, you’ve got to agree with one thing: the nation has…

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A boomer confronts the ghosts of journalists past

Everyone who would like to read something that doesn’t have “coronavirus” mentioned somewhere in it, raise your hand! Okay, you…

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A boomer’s street life serenade

If you like the music of our era— and as boomers we can proudly say that virtually every generation does—…

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A boomer, an old goof, has a new roof

It’s easy to have a dry sense of humor when the ceiling doesn’t leak anymore. That’s what our favorite humor…

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