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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 »

Hurricane Matthew Heroes from Carillon Assisted Living

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

They say that heroes are made during adversity. This was true of many Carillon Assisted Living staff the weekend Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina. Carillon residents and family members could … Read More »

Fall Welcome at Carillon Assisted Living

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

With the leaves changing and cool, crisp winds here in North Carolina; fall is in full swing at Carillon Assisted Living! Fall is a time for apple picking, autumn walks, … Read More »

Meet Pearl, Carillon of Asheboro’s Furry Celebrity and Friend to All Seniors

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Over the past couple of years while getting to know my residents, one topic continued to come up. I miss my pet! My pet made it home for me! So … Read More »

Carillon Assisted Living’s Hurricane Matthew Preparation

Monday, October 10th, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew continued its course toward eastern and central North Carolina, Carillon Assisted Living of Southport, located just south of Wilmington, was in full preparation mode. As hurricane news … Read More »

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