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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

How this boomer got herself a life

Yes, although in our 60s and 70s now, baby boomers are still changing careers. After decades as a lawyer, Lorie…

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Boomer Opinion: Does age loom in the 2020 election?

No matter who wins the presidential race this November, he will be the oldest person ever elected to the highest…

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Boomer Opinion: Are police good or bad?

One outcome of the chaos after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis is that police are at the center of almost…

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Boomer Opinion: History gets lost with so much neglect

Baby boomers, like most others, have had time these past few months to do things they never otherwise got to…

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A whole new career for this baby boomer

Never say die. Baby boomer Wendy Reichental doesn’t. Writing from her home in Montreal, Wendy tells us of her whole…

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Boomer Opinion: Thank goodness for cell phone video

As if the coronavirus crisis wasn’t enough, since late May America has been caught up in another crisis: the repercussions…

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A prominent baby boomer’s profound plea

In some quarters, it is baby boomers who have turned the world upside down and not always for the better.…

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Two baby boomers almost go bats

Baby boomers often have the luxury of time and sometimes of travel. That’s how Terry Riccardi of Queens, New York,…

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Top 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Retirement Financial Advisor

Written by John Moran Retirement is the most significant financial transition in life. It is vital that your retirement financial…

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For this boomer, it was not the first riot

As baby boomers, we’ve seen it all before: racial tensions, looting, arson, chaos in the streets. For most of us…

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