Carolina Village Community Takes Steps to End Hunger

The Carolina Village Hunger Walk will be held Friday, Oct. 11 beginning at 9 a.m.   For over 35 years Carolina Village has hosted this annual event, which is a community fundraiser for the Henderson County Hunger Coalition (HCHC). Villagers donate 100% of the proceeds from the walk to the HCHC, which combats the hunger …

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Carolina Village in Capital at Play Magazine

Aug. 15, 2019 – Our Executive Director, Kevin Parries, discusses the ins-and-outs of retirement living in Western North Carolina (and where it’s headed as an industry) in the August edition of Capital At Play. Plus, residents Jane & Bob (and Jackson) Ragan explain why they chose Carolina Village and what it means for them in their retirement. Read the …

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Carolina Village Welcomes Kids at “Best Summer Camp Ever”

Twenty-six children participated in Carolina Village’s week-long summer day camp Aug. 5-9. The fourth annual camp was for children or grandchildren of Carolina Village employees and residents. Campers were ages 9 to 13.   Camp Activities Campers participated in a variety of activities, including trips to local highlights. The kids had adventures at Chimney Rock …

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Carolina Village Hosts Local Undergraduate Interns

Carolina Village welcomed two local undergraduate student interns this summer. Sarah Smith and George Heck interned in Carolina Village’s health care areas, which include the Village’s Care Center (assisted living) and Medical Center (skilled nursing). The students received hands-on supervised training in their field of study, which included spending time with Village residents and participating …

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110 Activities for Seniors [Ultimate List for a Fun, Safe Summer]

  It’s officially summer… Time for warm-weather activities, like cookouts and watching fireflies during the long evenings.   But going outside isn’t always the best option when the weather’s hot and humid or when there’s a summer storm blackening the sky, heading our way. We all know that hot summer weather can be dangerous for anyone …

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So You Think You Should Downsize

  Downsizing after retirement? Check out this article from Forbes (April 5, 2019) for tips on what you should and should not do, starting right now. The author, Eric Brotman, discusses how to prepare for this next chapter of your life.   Here at Carolina Village, we’re always happy to discuss your plans with you and answer …

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Carolina Village Health Fair Promotes Local Health Options

  On May 21, Carolina Village hosted its annual health fair. The event featured 26 local companies that specialize in senior health and wellbeing. These partners provided free health screenings, hands-on educational information, and even a few door prizes to approximately 115 resident attendees.   AdventHealth, which has a clinic on the Carolina Village campus, sponsored …

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5 Carolina Village Employees Earn Statewide Awards

  May 13, 2019, Hendersonville, NC   Five Carolina Village employees have been selected as recipients of LeadingAge North Carolina awards honoring their commitment and excellence to the aging services field.   Bruce Bell, Chief Financial Officer, was honored with the Career Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement. Bell has served Carolina Village for more than 41 …

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Amazon Announces 6 New HIPAA Compliant Alexa Skills

“Alexa, order a refill of my prescription.” It’s not widely available yet, but the technology is growing…   Is the future of healthcare a small artificial intelligence device in your home? Read this article from HIPAA Journal to learn more about HIPAA compliant Alexa skills and just how far they’ve come.

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4 Medicare Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Check out this article from The Motley Fool (Apr. 14, 2019) to learn what’s true – and what isn’t – about Medicare. The columnist, Maurie Backman, explores common myths and what you can do to make Medicare work best for you and your situation.  

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