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Meet Maggie Smith, one of the Newest Residents at Carillon Assisted Living of Newton

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Although still adjusting to life at Carillon Assisted Living four months after moving to our Newton facility, Maggie Smith is looking forward to celebrating her first Christmas with us. It’s … Read More »

Meet Howard Hansen, resident of Carillon of Hillsborough and veteran on a mission for Mission Love Drop

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Seventy-four-year-old Howard Hansen is a veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corps and held multiple jobs during his career—everything from working at a pet cemetery to 19 years as a … Read More »

Meet Howard Hansen, Former Cabbie, Vet and Jack of All Trades at Carillon Assisted Living of Hillsborough

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

While old movie fans are familiar with the phrase, “Follow that car!”, Howard Hansen heard it in real life. It happened during the 1970s, when he drove a taxi cab … Read More »

Meet Kenneth “Cowboy” Cantrell, Carillon of Huntersville’s original Cowboy

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

While he never bucked a bronco or herded cattle, Kenneth “Cowboy” Cantrell is living proof that it’s never too late to reinvent yourself. When his wife, Daphene—a former state district … Read More »

Meet Johnny and Helen Horton, Carillon of Knightdale’s New Resident Welcome Committee

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Johnny Horton joined the Navy when he was only 17 years old. He had the urge to do something different with his life, and after talking with recruiters he decided … Read More »

Meet Mary Jane Savage, Carillon of Wake Forest’s Published Child Author

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Meet Mary Jane Savage, Carillon of Wake Forest’s Published Child Author Mary Jane Savage first put pen to paper in early 2007. Now, nearly a decade later, she has published … Read More »

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