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Improving Oral Health For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease Or Related Disorders

In their 2016 report, the Alzheimer’s Association found that a staggering 5.4 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders (ADRD). This number is projected to skyrocket to 16 … Read More »

Posted in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care, Resources on October 29, 2019

An International Family

One of the newer residents at Carillon of Wake Forest, Patricia Tyson grew up during World War II in England, moved to America in her late 20s, and enrolled in … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on June 6, 2019

Jazz and Juleps 2019

We could not have asked for a more wonderful event at each of our 22 communities on Saturday, May 4th. Residents, staff, family members and members of the community gathered … Read More »

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Communication Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Remember how fun it was as children to play the telephone game?  Try as we might, no matter how well we listened to the secret “message” whispered from ear to … Read More »

Posted in Perspectives on Alzheimer's on May 21, 2019

From the President – February 2019

In addition to some truly amazing meals that were served, like Carillon of North Raleigh’s carving station, Carillon Assisted Living Family Nights were truly something special this month. Carillon of … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on February 26, 2019

Carillon of Indian Trail Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

When it comes to stories tied to Valentine’s Day, few are sweeter than the romance of Joe and Vivian Stanley, both residents of Carillon Assisted Living of Indian Trail. February … Read More »

Posted in Resident Stories, Sage Stories on February 14, 2019

Closer Connections and Male Bonding Among Carillon’s ROMEOs -“Retired Old Men Eating Out”

While men getting together for dinner or other special activities once a month may not sound too romantic, real-life dramas emerge as a result of one of Carillon Assisted Living’s … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on January 23, 2019

Caring From A Distance – When is Home Not Enough?

John was the oldest son in a family of four siblings with aging parents who had retired some years ago in Florida. As he and his siblings lived in various … Read More »

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From the President – January 2019

Carillon Assisted Living of Hendersonville hosted a Barbershop Quartet Concert on Saturday to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of Western North Carolina. A local Hendersonville radio station, WTZQ, broadcasted … Read More »

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Meet Grace Phillips, the Longest-Tenured Resident at Carillon of Clemmons

The memory of Grace Phillips’ tables overflowing with turkey, ham, dressing, several vegetables, and other holiday fare will be part of her daughter’s favorite memories for many years to come. … Read More »

Posted in Sage Stories on December 26, 2018