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Carillon Assisted Living Spotlights Heart Disease-Alzheimer’s Link During American Heart Month

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

With February designated as American Heart Month, Carillon consultant Mary Ann Drummond is working to increase awareness of the link between heart disease and Alzheimer’s. She wants residents and their … Read More »

First “Sweetheart Dance” Planned February 16 at Carillon Assisted Living’s Fuquay-Varina Facility

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Staff members and residents alike are abuzz at Carillon Assisted Living’s Fuquay-Varina facility, whose first “Sweetheart Dance” will coincide with “Family Night” on Thursday, Feb. 16. Although the event will … Read More »

Carillon Steps up to Help Neighbors in Need during Severe Winter Storm

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Winter Storm Helena hit the East Coast earlier this month, burying the Raleigh area in snow and forcing temperatures well below freezing for several days. The frigid temperatures caused a … Read More »

Meet Richard Jones, Carillon of Knightdale’s Local Retired Farmer, Landscaper and Gardener

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Whether tending the garden out back, visiting the Walmart where he used to oversee the garden shop, chatting with elementary school students, or encouraging other residents, Richard Jones is one … Read More »

Meet Clara Elder, Raleigh’s First Female Police Officer and School Crossing Guard, at Carillon Assisted Living of Fuquay-Varina

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Although it’s been many years since Clara Elder walked the beat in Raleigh, she still remembers the heartwarming aspects of serving as one of first female police officers in North … Read More »

Meet Marilyn Smith, Ladies Golf Champion, at Carillon Assisted Living of North Raleigh

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Marilyn Smith grew up watching her mother play golf in West Virginia. A skilled and dedicated player, Marilyn’s mom passed the love of the game on to her daughter, who … 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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