What happens when history, beauty, technology and education come together in one location? You get Raleigh, North Carolina, known as the “City of Oaks” and the state’s capital. Raleigh lies in the gently rolling pine woods of east-central North Carolina. The combined communities of Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham dubbed “Research Triangle Park” is home to more than 200 high-tech research and development companies.Continue reading →
You’ve spent decades in your house and from top to bottom, it’s filled with treasures—and well, stuff. With a household move in your future, you know that now is the time for downsizing and sifting through a lifetime of keepsakes, but the thought overwhelms you.
Beth Holden, Director of Sales and Marketing for Springmoor, explains that it’s important for seniors to be 100 percent in control of their move. “You want to avoid a crisis-driven move,” Beth explained. “When you start the rightsizing process early, you’re in control of what to keep.”Continue reading →
In the late 1990s, Marlene Lambeth’s mother, who then lived in Florida, decided that she wanted to move closer to Marlene, her only child. At the time, Marlene lived in Raleigh and was studying the pipe organ with a woman who lived at Springmoor. Upon Marlene’s recommendation, her mother added Springmoor to her list of communities to tour.
After visiting a few different communities in Raleigh, Marlene’s mother chose Springmoor. Marlene visited her mother often when she lived at Springmoor and was active in the community even back then. She not only volunteered to play piano at the community, but also became familiar with many of her mother’s new friends.Continue reading →
Springmoor’s 43-acre campus is a nature lover’s dream, and spring is the perfect time to enjoy its splendor. In fact, half of this bustling retirement community in North Carolina is devoted to woodlands and manicured gardens. In creating the community, Springmoor’s founder Jud Ammons worked with the natural landscape to minimize tree loss.
“I was given a skeleton and just added flesh to the bone,” said Thom Morgan, Springmoor’s director of landscaping.Continue reading →
There are certain milestones in life when you need to make a big decision: college, marriage, first home, children and aging in place. But what exactly is aging in place?Continue reading →
You’re an active, social older adult, and when you consider the idea of moving to a continuing care retirement community (or CCRC) you may think, “No way, I’m not ready yet! I’ll go to one of those places when I need to.” However, many seniors with this mindset are actually doing themselves (and their families) a disservice.Continue reading →