Category: Active Seniors
When she learned of several break-ins in her mother’s neighborhood, Sally Neal began to worry about the safety and well-being of her mother, Mary. Sally, who lived in New Jersey at the time, discussed the situation with her sister, and the two realized that it would be best for Mary to move to a new place. After some searching and considering, Mary, who is a native of Raleigh, chose Springmoor as her new home and settled into a two-bedroom, two-bath villa.Continue reading →
Most people like a party: the anticipation, the ambience, the food and drink, and a reason to dress up. Springmoor, known for its robust activities, hosts galas for members of the community twice per year—and in June, it did not disappoint. At the Latin-themed dinner and concert, guests wore brightly colored apparel and tropical attire for an evening of conversation, fine dining and entertainment.Continue reading →
When looking at retirement communities in NC, Dallas and Jackie looked at Springmoor and never looked back!
Dallas and Jackie Brown are true southerners, having lived in Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta and Biloxi, and for the past 31 years, they’ve called Raleigh home. With two daughters, five grandchildren, one great grandchild—and another great grandchild on the way—their life is full.Continue reading →
As you walk through the park-like Springmoor campus in Raleigh, NC, it’s likely you’ll hear music in the air. From the musical performances and music groups to church services and resident musicians, it’s no coincidence that there’s music all around!
The various benefits of practicing or simply enjoying music are why music is frequently incorporated into the engaging activities at CCRCs like Springmoor, and for two particular members of the community, music plays an especially important role in their lives.Continue reading →
Raleigh locals Bill and Frances Marley moved to Springmoor in May 2017. The two worked, lived and raised their family in the Raleigh, N.C. area, and their two sons and four grandchildren all currently call Raleigh home. When they reached retirement, they began looking for a community that could provide them with the peace of mind of a secure future close to family.Continue reading →
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force participation rate is expected to increase fastest for people ages 65 and older through 2024. Some people work during their retirement years for financial reasons, but others choose retirement careers as a source of intellectual interest and emotional health.
Two Springmoor residents—and career engineers—find that their retirement careers help them maintain a sense of purpose.Continue reading →