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The Leader of the Band Plays On

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

By day, Bruce Dellimore was many things to many people: airline coordinator, AIDS researcher, computer engineer. By night he was — and still is — something else altogether: the leader … Read More »

Five Steps to Better Emotional Health with ALZ

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Feelings linger longer than facts. A fresh approach to dementia care can make the difference between frustration and contentment, both for people living with Alzheimer’s as well as those who care … Read More »

Antique Roadshow Events Raise $12,000 for Local Charities

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Carillon welcomed more than 1,000 antique lovers and raised nearly $12,000 on behalf of local charities at the second annual Antique Road Extravaganza. The signature fundraising events were held at 19 Carillon communities … Read More »

New Alzheimer’s Drug “Sola” Shows Promise

Friday, August 14th, 2015

In her latest blog, Carillon’s Alzheimer’s care expert, Mary Ann Drummond, writes of a promising development from drug maker Eli Lilly. A new drug in phase three testing from Eli Lilly … Read More »

A Life Lived on the Front Line

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Henry McPeak describes himself as a man who has lived much of his life “on the front line.” As a child growing up in western New York, McPeak was mostly … Read More »

To Worry (Or Not) About Vitamin D and ALZ

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

We continue to hear more confirmation from research that low levels of Vitamin D are linked to increased risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The buzz is so strong it has … Read More »

Second Annual Antique Extravaganza Coming Sept. 12

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

No one really knew what to expect when Carillon hosted its inaugural Antique Road Extravaganza events in September 2014. The fundraisers were styled after the popular PBS show “Antique Roadshow,” … Read More »

Carillon to Roll Out Enhanced Salon Services

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Jean Yarborough stepped into the redesigned salon at Carillon Assisted Living of Wake Forest as the first customer to sample its expanded list of aesthetic services. “A manicure and pedicure?” … Read More »

Coming Home to Carillon

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Right now at this very moment, a senior somewhere in North Carolina is in the process of choosing Carillon Assisted Living as their new home.  It’s not a decision that … Read More »

Sing Like No One is Listening

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Carillon VP of Operations, Mary Ann Drummond, shares her latest blog on the cognitive benefits of singing (and doing it loudly!).   Recently I saw a poster on a wall that read “Sing … Read More »

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