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Meet Linda Troxel of Carillon Assisted Living, A Retired Nurse Who Has Celebrated Christmas in Many Places

Friday, December 13th, 2019

While many people think of being home for the holidays, as she grew up Linda Troxel spent Christmas in a variety of places. Because her father’s job as a U.S. … Read More »

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

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

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 »

An International Family

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

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 »

Jazz and Juleps 2019

Thursday, June 6th, 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 »

Communication Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

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 »

Join Us for Jazz & Juleps on May 4th!

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Carillon is reviving the annual Jazz and Juleps events statewide on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Jazz and Juleps on the Terrace is truly a Southern springtime affair. Guests are invited … Read More »

From the President – February 2019

Tuesday, February 26th, 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 »

Carillon of Indian Trail Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

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 »

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

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

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 »

Caring From A Distance – When is Home Not Enough?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

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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