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Meet Two Residents of Carillon Assisted Living of Southport Who Have Been Sweethearts for 62 Years’ Worth of Valentine’s Days

While George “Buck” Matthews can’t drive any longer, he will rely on his son, George Jr.—better known as Matt—to soon pick up a box of chocolates and a card. Buck … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on February 2, 2018

Carillon Assisted Living Welcomes Garner To Its Family of Assisted Living Communities

RALEIGH, NC – January 2018 – Carillon, North Carolina’s locally-founded and premier provider of assisted living communities, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility in Garner. “This … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on January 24, 2018

Meet Janet Ray, Carillon Assisted Living’s Operations Resource Coordinator and Director of Our Team Building Efforts

While Janet Ray carries the title of Operations Resource Coordinator, she is better known as Carillon’s sparkplug, thanks to qualities she developed in past work and ministry experiences. At her … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on November 16, 2017

Meet Ingrid Jones, Resident of Carillon Assisted Living’s Mint Hill Facility and Survivor of World War II Battles in Germany

A resident at Carillon Assisted Living’s newest facility in Mint Hill, Ingrid Jones enjoys knitting. When she’s not fashioning dish rags or prayer shawls, she can share a treasure trove … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on October 31, 2017

September is Healthy Aging Month, Which Helps Spotlight How Carillon Assisted Living Enhances Residents’ Quality of Life

September is Healthy Aging Month, an observance that helps spotlight how Carillon Assisted Living enhances the quality of life for its residents, says Chuck Jennings, Director of Clinical Operations and … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on September 19, 2017

Meet Janie Benton, Director of Clinical Services and one of Carillon Assisted Living’s Longest-Serving Team Members

Last year, when Janie Benton noticed an elderly driver weaving through traffic while struggling to keep her car under control, the Carillon executive’s quick thinking helped save the woman’s life. … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on September 7, 2017

Meet Bill Furnas, Award-Winning Executive Chef and Regional Director of Dining Services for Carillon Assisted Living

Were it not for a paperwork miscue, Bill Furnas might never have owned nearly a dozen restaurants, earned a nutrition degree, and overseen menu preparation for all 21 Carillon Assisted … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on August 8, 2017

Carillon Recognizes August as National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and Carillon wants to remind all seniors and their caregivers about the vital role vaccinations can play in keeping seniors healthy. By staying up … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on August 1, 2017

Executive Director of Carillon Assisted Living’s new Mint Hill Facility Excited About Early August Opening

Sara Rigsby has a long list of details to tend to before Carillon Assisted Living opens the doors to its Mint Hill facility the first week of August. However, the … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on July 12, 2017

Meet William “Pops” Kiger, 97-Year-Old Army Veteran

Born in 1919, William “Pops” Kiger has seen a lot of life. He married his sweetheart, Mary Elizabeth, in 1938 at the age of 19. Drafted into the Army at … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on June 28, 2017