There's always a great story to tell at Abernethy Laurels.

See below for the latest blogs and resident stories.  Enjoy!

My Testimony: A Resident Shares His Story of Faith

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September 23, 2020 - Suddenly I understand, God has brought me peace, again!

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Resident Testimonial: We Found Something Real at Abernethy Laurels

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September 22, 2020 - After moving here, we found something far more important than continuing care. We found a real community, not some pseudo crafted community imagined by a developer.

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We Made a Good Choice

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September 15, 2020 - So when we made our move to Abernethy Laurels, we felt we had made a good choice.

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Resident Testimonial: Tom and Kate Wedrychowicz

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September 14, 2020 - "You will be welcomed with open arms and smiles," shares Tom and Kate.

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North Carolina Fall Season

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September 11, 2020 - More than leaves. Fall in North Carolina is full of colorful leaves and endless adventure!

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When is the best time to move to a CCRC?

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September 10, 2020 - For most older adults who currently live independently but like the idea of living in a setting where health services are available if needed at some point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the ideal solution.

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A Labor Day Thank you

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September 5, 2020 - Labor Day, which is dedicated to celebrating the social and economic achievements of American workers and their contributions to our country’s welfare and prosperity.

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5 Anti-Stress Tips for Seniors

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September 2, 2020 - Financial concerns, family worries, aging, health issues, too much to do and too little time!

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Sleep Like a Baby: Quality Sleep Begins Here

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August 25, 2020 - While we can't guarantee you a perfect night's sleep, we can offer you a maintenance-free and worry-free lifestyle at Abernethy Laurels. No more worries about taking care of a yard or exterior maintenance of a house equals time for you to relax and relax - the recipe for great sleep.

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What is long-term care insurance?

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August 22, 2020 - Long-term care insurance is designed to cover long-term services and supports.

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Tips for a longer, happier life

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August 21, 2020 - Great ways to live a longer, happier life.

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Devotion: Help us to Marvel

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August 19, 2020 - Today, take even just a moment to marvel at something. It may be a storm, it may be a flower, it may be a yellow butterfly, it may be the ice in the glass of water that you drink, it may be a beam of sunlight

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Brain Exercises Produce Long-Lasting Results

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August 14, 2020 - A recent article in the Boston Globe announced a first-of-its kind study that older adults who engaged in brain training drills retained measurable benefits up to 10 years later.

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Resident Poem: My God and I

August 12, 2020 - Resident Phillip Christian shares his spiritual story.

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Resident Poem: My Tribute to Abernethy Laurels and Staff

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August 11, 2020 - Resident Phil Christian shares a heartfelt poem about how he feels about team members at Abernethy Laurels.

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Seniors and COVID-19

August 5, 2020 - If you are an older adult and/or caregiver, there is assistance available to help you during these challenging times.

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You are a Light

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July 27, 2020 - You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone — any person or any force — dampen, dim or diminish your light.

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10 Best Habits for Older Adults

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July 22, 2020 - Good health habits can make a difference to older adults who are prone to illness or have not made their health a priority in the past. Read these 10 healthy habits for older adults.

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Misunderstandings about Senior Living Communities

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July 20, 2020 - “Who wants to live with a bunch of old people?” Has that statement ran through you mind at all? If you are considering a move to a continuing care retirement community like Abernethy Laurels or another type of senior living community, you may have thought this yourself or heard this response from a friend or loved one.

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Devotion: Becoming New Creations

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July 17, 2020 - As we become this new creation, we find the gift of living in and sharing God’s grace – a freeing gift that refreshes us within like a shower does without.

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Devotion: Letting go of Worry

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July 16, 2020 - Worrying is not a productive use of time and it can wear you out. Jesus gave the disciples some images to ponder, one of which was the freedom of birds.

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Fall Prevention Tips

July 11, 2020 - Stay safe with these fall prevention tips.

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Reaching Out to Jesus

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July 10, 2020 - The people of Gennesaret – a town on the northeast shore of the Sea of Galilee recognized Jesus. His fame had spread by now as seen by the crowd of five thousand that he fed with five loaves and two fish.

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7 Tips for Seniors to Prevent Being Victims of Financial Scams

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June 30, 2020 - We are sharing some great tips to avoid financial scams.

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The Facts: "When is the best time to move to a CCRC?" or "I'm not ready yet!"

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June 25, 2020 - For most older adults who currently live independently but like the idea of living in a setting where health services are available if needed at some point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the ideal solution.

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Aging Issues: Start the Conversation

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June 19, 2020 - We share many of the common questions loved ones should have with older adults in their family. Sometimes starting the conversation can be difficult, but it's important for both parties to have a plan in place.

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Must Read Home Selling Tips

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June 18, 2020 - Real estate agents often give presentations at Abernethy Laurels. They share excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money. We are passing along some of these valuable tips.

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Devotion: Love without borders

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June 15, 2020 - I heard a story today about a young couple who planned to get married on May 8th. They had a problem though. Ryan Hamilton lives in Bellingham, Washington and Savannah Koop lives just over the Canadian border in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

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Money Saving Tips for Older Adults

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June 13, 2020 - Living to see your golden years demands a position of honor. You have worked hard, raised your families and paid into society. Now, it is time to reap the benefits of a life well lived. Here are some tips to help seniors to enjoy life without necessarily penny pinching.

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Devotion: Let our Lives Reveal the Love of Christ

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June 9, 2020 - Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” In 1st John, John makes this clear to the Christian community.

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Devotion: Power of Love and Self-Discipline

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June 9, 2020 - Why self-discipline? Because it takes discipline not to allow our mind feed on fear. It takes constant redirection back to the faith that God gives us the power to face our fears and not let them dominate our lives.

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Can I afford to move to a CCRC?

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June 3, 2020 - From selling your home to making use of long-term care insurance, there are several ways to pay for a CCRC, a continuing care retirement community, like Abernethy Laurels.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

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June 1, 2020 - June is Brain Health Month. We are sharing 10 tips to improve your brain power.

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Resident Poem: "Blessed"

May 28, 2020 - Resident Carol Cole shares her blessings in a poem she wrote.

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Focus on Faith Instead of Fear

May 26, 2020 - The Lord is my light and salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart

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May 26, 2020 - There have been times when I thought I was following God’s purposes for me when I have been mistaken.

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Resident Poem: Hugs

May 22, 2020 - We all know that a hug is good for the soul.

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Resident Poem: Alone

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May 22, 2020 - Abernethy Laurels resident Anne Walling shares a poem that she wrote during the Coronovirus pandemic.

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Devotion: Finding Contentment

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May 19, 2020 - Bountiful God, we live in a world where we are taught what should make us happy, but not how to find contentment.

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Devotion: Surrender to God

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May 19, 2020 - The Apostle Paul had a goal – “to know Christ and the power of his resurrection.” He was willing to give all to achieve this goal – to know “the sharing of his sufferings by becoming like him in his death.”

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Devotion: Even Now Moments

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May 13, 2020 - When Jesus arrived he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days... When Martha had heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, while Mary stayed at home.

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Mother’s Day Prayer

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May 11, 2020 - O nurturing God, who fiercely loves us as a mother.

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Devotion: Who He Called Us to Be

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May 11, 2020 - Merciful God, it is in you that we live and move and have our being.

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Devotion: Christ is Everywhere

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May 7, 2020 - Everywhere, Christ is: inside and out, whatever direction we turn, whether we are looking up or down. We are surrounded by many things - air to name the obvious.

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Devotion: Getting a Glimpse of God

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May 6, 2020 - “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.” Isaiah 66:13

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Devotion: Faith and Trust

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April 29, 2020 - Enduring something gives us the opportunity to strengthen our faith and reliance on God, breathing God’s spirit in as we may feel like we are gasping for air.

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Devotion: Inspirational People

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April 29, 2020 - We usually don’t pay a whole lot of attention to Joanna, one of the group of women who followed Jesus, but she is an intriguing figure.

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Devotion: The Kingdom of God

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April 28, 2020 - The kingdom of God grows branches in our everyday interactions through kindness and compassion, through mercy and forgiveness, and through speaking of and showing Christ’s love.

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Devotion: Finding Your Way

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April 28, 2020 - Most of us find ourselves a bit lost in life at some point.

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Devotion: He is greater than our weakness

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April 24, 2020 - There is an expression called, “the wounded healer.” The wounded healer is not ashamed of his or her struggles and brokenness but rather uses those experiences to have a deep empathy for others.

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Devotion: Healthy Communication

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April 23, 2020 - Healthy communication can be so hard at times. We have to watch ourselves and learn when to hold our tongues.

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Deeply Rooted in God's Grace

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April 22, 2020 - We cannot fully understand the workings of God’s grace – it is much larger than we can even imagine – so we have no right to put limits on it.

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Be Lifted by God's Holy Spirit

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April 21, 2020 - Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits.

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A Celtic Blessing & Devotion

April 20, 2020 - Bless the sound of the birds, that I hear the music of the heavens.

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Coping with Stress During COVID-19

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April 17, 2020 - Your mental health is more important than ever.

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Foods that Boost Immunity

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April 17, 2020 - Learn more about foods that can boost your immunity.

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Don't be a Victim of Coronavirus-Related Scams

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April 16, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about not only illness and death, but a wave of coronavirus-related financial scams, as well.

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Devotion: Coping with Depression

April 16, 2020 - Depression can be our worst enemy as we are isolated from one another, sitting in our rooms or houses, day after day, waiting for something to change.

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Devotion: Finding Peace After Rejection

April 15, 2020 - Jesus was rejected many times in his ministry, especially by the religious authorities whom many would want to please. Some people don’t realize that Jesus was himself a Jew and that he was not trying to get rid of the Jewish faith but reform it so that it was in line with God’s will.

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Devotion: A Christ-Focused Life

April 15, 2020 - O Christ, help us to go beyond hearing the Easter message to living it. May we find our center in You. Amen.

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Easter Monday Poem

April 13, 2020 - In the beginning God said Let there be light.

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Chaplain’s Devotional for Maundy Thursday

April 9, 2020 - Jesus taught his disciples before he died the meaning of true service by kneeling down at their dirty feet and tenderly washing and drying them.

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Devotion: Open our eyes to your extravagant love

April 9, 2020 - Imagine this scene. Jesus is in a leper’s home sitting at his table. This in itself is a scandalous act which according to Jewish law defiles Jesus.

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Devotion: Growing in Faith

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April 7, 2020 - “Then Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves.” (Matthew 21:12)

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Devotion: Praise Song for the Pandemic

April 6, 2020 - Praise be the nurses and doctors, every medical staff bent over flesh to offer care, for lives saved and lives lost, for showing up either way.

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Palm Sunday Devotion & Prayer

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April 6, 2020 - Today marks the beginning of Holy Week. How different it is not being able to gather and go through this week in the company of each other, from Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, to the Last Supper, to his crucifixion, to the celebration of Easter Day.

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Devotion: Praying for our leaders

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April 4, 2020 - What does it feel like when you know that someone is praying for you? Even most of those who doubt the effectiveness of prayer want to be prayed for when the going gets rough.

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Devotion: Be humble and gentle

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April 3, 2020 - “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2

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Devotion: Rejoice Evermore

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April 2, 2020 - We all have regrets sometimes: regrets over things we did, regrets over opportunities not taken, regrets over things we did not do.

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Abernethy Laurels COVID-19 Update

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March 31, 2020 - The safety and health of our residents and staff is paramount during this COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID-19: What Residential Living Residents Can Do

March 26, 2020 - Our number one priority is keeping our residents safe and healthy. You can help!

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"Let there be light" Devotional

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March 24, 2020 - In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. Genesis 1:1

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A Message from our CEO to our Valued Team Member

March 24, 2020 - First of all, I want to thank you for all of the things you have done and continue to do to make this event less impactful for our residents and participants.

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Easy Living

March 19, 2020 - Residents at Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Newton, NC, enjoy life without the responsibility of home maintenance.

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Am I Ready to Move to a Retirement Community?

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February 24, 2020 - Making a move is a big step, but put your worries aside. We provided some answers for common questions you might be asking yourself or others.

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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

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February 20, 2020 - Tips to stay warm.

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Common Factors That May Lead to a Fall

February 18, 2020 - The good news about falls is that most of them can be prevented. The key is to know where to look. Here are some common factors that can lead to a fall.

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How Your Heart Changes with Age

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February 7, 2020 - People age 65 and older are much more likely than younger people to suffer a heart attack, to have a stroke, or to develop coronary heart disease (commonly called heart disease) and heart failure.

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Tips for a Healthy Heart

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February 6, 2020 - Who isn’t trying to eat healthy these days? After all, it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and lots of other things you’d rather avoid.

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10 Important Health Tips for Older Adults

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January 17, 2020 - Dental visits, medications, physicals – the list of a senior’s health needs can be long. Read these 10 important healthy tips to keep your or a loved one healthy.

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The Truth About a CCRC

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January 8, 2020 - “Who wants to live with a bunch of old people?” Has that statement ran through you mind at all? If you are considering a move to a continuing care retirement community like Abernethy Laurels or another type of senior living community, you may have thought this yourself or heard this response from a friend or loved one.

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New Years Resolutions to Keep

December 31, 2019 - Often, we make New Year’s resolutions that look great on paper, but can be difficult to achieve. That’s because we tend to aim big, making the goals unattainable.

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CCRC Tour Tips

December 13, 2019 - It's important to look for a few key components when touring a CCRC, continuing care retirement community. We have provided some tips on what to look for.

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Preventing Hypothermia

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December 12, 2019 - Baby, It’s Cold Outside! When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather, including hypothermia, frostbite, and falls in ice and snow.

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Tips to Ease Arthritis Pain

December 12, 2019 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Important Tips for a Healthy Holiday

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December 6, 2019 - Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority.

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Avoding Holiday Stress- Tips to Help

November 25, 2019 - The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands — parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few.

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How Older Adults Can Manage Diabetes

November 22, 2019 - It's National Diabetes Month. We are sharing some tips for older adults to keep their glucose levels in check.

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National Diabetes Month

November 20, 2019 - November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), this year’s focus is on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Importance of a Healthy Caregiver

November 15, 2019 - Advice to a caregiver - take care of your own health.

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

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November 15, 2019 - Since at least 2000, presidents have designated November as National Family Caregivers Month to honor the more than 40 million caregivers across the country who support aging parents, ill spouses or other loved ones with disabilities who remain at home.

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Flu Facts

October 25, 2019 - The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. The flu spreads mostly from person to person, and people with the flu are most contagious in the first three to four days after their illness begins.

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Residents Get New Mobile App

October 17, 2019 - Our Resident Portal lets residents access the latest Abernethy Laurels information – campus events, dining menus, resident and staff directories, newsletter, and campus documents such as the resident handbook, disclosure statement, and more.

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Socializing Can Extend Your Life

October 17, 2019 - Experts say that seniors who enjoy an active social life often extend their lives by years. There are an abundance of benefits for socializing other than life extension; stress reduction, a feeling of importance, and a feeling of high self esteem are just a few of the benefits.

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Avoiding Depression: Tips to Help

October 16, 2019 - Do you find yourself feeling sad much of the time? If so, you may be suffering from depression, which is a medical condition that affects many older Americans.

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Be Cholesterol Aware

October 15, 2019 - Believe it or not it is good to have some cholesterol; however, your LDL Level of cholesterol is what needs to be checked often.

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Fun Fall Activities for Older Adults (really, anyone)

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October 4, 2019 - Enjoy the crisp air and beautiful colors of fall! Here are a few ideas to keep you busy during the fall months.

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Redefining Aging

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September 18, 2019 - The theme for Active Aging Week 2019 is “Redefining Active” because active aging is about so much more than just exercise.

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Active Aging Week 2019

September 17, 2019 - Initiated in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging®, the weeklong campaign calls attention to and wholeheartedly celebrates the positivity of aging today.

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Age Healthy: Here's how

August 30, 2019 - A few reminders to live a long, healthy life!

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Rehab: What you need to know

August 24, 2019 - Learn more about our comprehensive approach to getting you home faster than you thought!

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Aging Brings About "What ifs"

August 23, 2019 - There are so many questions that are uncomfortable but need to be asked.

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Stay healthy, live longer

August 2, 2019 - As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented.

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Housing Options for Older Adults

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August 1, 2019 - Depending on your particular desires and needs, there are no right or wrong answers or choices. Generally, retirement communities are put into three categories: Active Adult or 55+ Communities; Rental Retirement Communities; and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC). We hope this article will help you make the best choice for you!

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3 Benefits to CCRC Living

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July 25, 2019 - There are many benefits associated with living at a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels. When you choose this lifestyle, you are making a wise choice that will benefit you for years to come. Here are 3 good reasons for choosing a CCRC.

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Is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) right for you?

July 22, 2019 - A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) has a goal of providing lifelong housing, household assistance, and nursing care in exchange for an entrance fee and ongoing monthly fees. See if it's the right fit for you!

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How We Embrace Technology

July 19, 2019 - Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are residential communities established in a campus-like setting that provide older adults access to multiple levels of housing and care including residential homes or apartments much like their own homes; assisted living, which provides a level of assistance with daily tasks; and skilled nursing care for mature adults with greater needs

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Mental Health Information for Older Adults

July 16, 2019 - It’s just as important for an older person with symptoms of depression to seek treatment as it is for someone younger. The impact of depression on health in older adults can be severe.

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7 Compelling Reasons Why Our Residents Live Happier, Healthier and Longer Lives

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July 13, 2019 - Find out the importance of living the good life at Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care community.

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6 Bucket List Items for Those Over 60

July 12, 2019 - Are you over 60? Add a few items to your bucket list to make life a bit more exciting!

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Vision Changes: What You Need to Know

July 6, 2019 - Changes in vision that occur with age include decreased visual acuity, farsightedness, changes in color perception, decreased sensitivity to light and decreased ability to adapt to glare.

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What is Assisted Living?

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July 5, 2019 - Assisted living is a residential option for seniors who want or need help with some of the activities of daily.

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Your Brain: Keep it Active

June 21, 2019 - Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain.

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Truth About CCRCs

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June 18, 2019 - In comparison to the stereotypes about “old folks’ homes,” many CCRC residents still lead very active lives and are integral members of their surrounding communities.

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Tips to Prevent Falls in Home

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June 14, 2019 - Stay safe in your home. Read these tips .

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Saving Money- Here's How

June 13, 2019 - Living to see your golden years demands a position of honor. You have worked hard, raised your families and paid into society. Now, it is time to reap the benefits of a life well lived.

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Why Move to a CCRC?

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June 13, 2019 - Even if you’re not quite ready to move out of your home, taking the time to find out what is available will help you get prepared for a move that ideally will enhance your future.

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Summer Health Tips for Older Adults

June 12, 2019 - Summer brings a sense of excitement and a desire to get outside. Older adults have a higher sensitivity to heat so a little more caution needs to be exercised when it comes to making plans in the sun!

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Questions to Ask a CCRC

June 3, 2019 - If you are considering your senior living options, you will probably at some point consider a Continuing Care Retirement Community like Abernethy Laurels.

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Secret to the Best Gift for Your Children

May 17, 2019 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision.

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May: Older Americans Month 2019

May 9, 2019 - Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month.

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Rehab After Surgery: Why you need it

April 26, 2019 - You've had your surgery and your mind tells you it's time to return to your old routines. But your body says, "Not so fast." The truth is, before you can get back to business as usual, you'll likely need some rehab to regain your strength. With the help of a physical therapist and other specialists, you'll learn the best and safest way to walk, bathe, get dressed, and take care of yourself. And you'll get exercises to make your muscles stronger and help you improve the way you move the part of your body where you had your surgery. Why You Need Rehab It can speed your recovery no matter what kind of operation you've had, be it a joint replacement, heart surgery, or a procedure to treat cancer. You'll likely begin while you're still in the hospital. A therapist will help you get out of bed and start to walk again. You'll also do other exercises to get you ready to go home.

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CCRC: Myth vs Truth

April 12, 2019 - “Who wants to live with a bunch of old people?” Has that statement ran through you mind at all? If you are considering a move to a continuing care retirement community like Abernethy Laurels or another type of senior living community, you may have thought this yourself or heard this response from a friend or loved one.

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Tips for Older Adults to Save Money

April 5, 2019 - Living to see your golden years demands a position of honor. You have worked hard, raised your families and paid into society. Now, it is time to reap the benefits of a life well lived.

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Reasons to Volunteer

March 29, 2019 - Many senior citizens who have spent most of their lives working wonder why they should become senior volunteers.

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Comprehensive Rehabilitation Approach: Learn More

March 21, 2019 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels.

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The "What Ifs"

March 20, 2019 - Begin by thinking about the “what ifs.”

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Knee Replacement: Healing and Staying Safe

March 13, 2019 - People who have had a knee replacement can take precautions to protect their new knees. Below are tips and safeguard measures that can help increase comfort and decrease the risk of injuries.

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Misunderstandings About Senior Living Communities

March 1, 2019 - “Who really wants to live with a bunch of old people?” Has that statement ran through you mind at all? If you are considering a move to a continuing care retirement community like Abernethy Laurels or another type of senior living community, you may have thought this yourself or heard this response from someone else.

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Rehabilitation & Recovery- Get Maximum Mobility

February 28, 2019 - Joint replacement surgery has become a common procedure for persons with knee and hip problems. Rehab and recovery following surgery play an important role in helping the person achieve maximum mobility.

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Why Choose a CCRC

February 16, 2019 - Is a CCRC for me? What are the perks?

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Heart Health- Know the Signs

February 15, 2019 - February is Heart Health Month - know the signs of a heart attack.

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Transitional Rehab- What you need to know

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February 8, 2019 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels. This initiative takes advantage of our spacious private rooms and specializes in short-stay recovery after surgery or other illness.

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Senior Move Manager Cindy Greer Shares Top 5 Downsizing Moving Tips

January 30, 2019 - Downsizing to a smaller home can be overwhelming, but with help, it can be an experience you’ll wish you would’ve done sooner. Read these tips that can get you on the right path to downsizing!

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A Few Reasons to Look For a CCRC

January 19, 2019 - Even if you’re not quite ready to move out of your home, taking the time to find out what is available will help you get prepared for a move that ideally will enhance your future.

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Celebrate CHHSM on the UCC’s Health and Human Service Sunday, Jan. 27

January 18, 2019 - In 1858, UCC forebear the Rev. Louis Edward Nollau appealed to his congregation — today St. Peter’s UCC in Ferguson, Mo. — for money to build a home to support young children orphaned by a cholera epidemic.

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Resident Portal: Staying Connected and Engaged

January 16, 2019 - With the convenient access of the resident portal, those living at Abernethy Laurels can stay connected and actively involved with the things they love both on and off of campus.

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The Truth About CCRC's: Life is just beginning

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January 12, 2019 - “Who wants to live with a bunch of old people?” Has that statement ran through you mind at all? Don't let the stereotypes hold you back from living an active, purposeful life.

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Successful New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2019 - Often, we make New Year’s resolutions that look great on paper, but can be difficult to achieve. That’s because we tend to aim big, making the goals unattainable

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Grief and the Holidays

December 18, 2018 - Despite its joys, Christmas time and the holidays can evoke feelings of hurt and sadness for individuals experiencing difficult life situations

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The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

December 10, 2018 - Aquatic therapy is beneficial for a variety of medical conditions.

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The Best Gift to Give your Adult Child

December 3, 2018 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision. Retirement communities like Abernethy Laurels in Newton, North Carolina can offer many perks. Consider giving your children the best gift.

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Choosing Nursing Home Placement: Advice for the Search

November 26, 2018 - Determining the right placement for your loved one is important. Here are a few tips to help along the way.

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64 Tips for Coping with Grief during the Holidays

November 13, 2018 - 64 tips for coping with grief during the holidays.Take some. Leave some. Love some. Hate some.

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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 2, 2018 - President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million.

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Transitional Rehabilitation: What is it? How will it help me?

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October 30, 2018 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels. This initiative takes advantage of our spacious private rooms and specializes in short-stay recovery after surgery or other illness.

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Abernethy Laurels Offers a Travel Lodging Program

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October 29, 2018 - Visit Seattle’s Space Needle, explore the historic capitol of New Hampshire or head down South to the world’s largest living history museum at Colonial Williamsburg— the options are endless with Passport to Travel.

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11 Great Reasons Why Seniors Volunteer

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October 24, 2018 - Many senior citizens who have spent most of their lives working wonder why they should become volunteers.

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Picture a Career at Abernethy Laurels

October 11, 2018 - Make a difference everyday; join our team!

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Let the Good Times Roll....

October 5, 2018 - Retirement doesn't have to be your one-way ticket to a boring and sedentary life. Learn about senior programs and services that can help you stay vital and stimulated.

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What is Transitional Rehab?

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September 24, 2018 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels

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7 Safety Tips for Older Adults Living Alone

September 17, 2018 - Many older adults live alone. We have provided several safety tips to help protect you and your home.

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Best Time to Move to a CCRC- We explain!

September 14, 2018 - For many older adults who currently live independently but also like the idea of living where activities are abundant and healthcare services are available, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the perfect solution.

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Abernethy Laurels Emergency Preparedness

September 10, 2018 - Abernethy Laurels prepares for inclement weather.

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September- National Cholesterol Education Month

September 5, 2018 - September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high.

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Rehab After Surgery- Getting Maximum Mobility

September 4, 2018 - Joint replacement surgery has become a common procedure for persons with knee and hip problems. Rehab and recovery following surgery play an important role in helping the person achieve maximum mobility.

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Picture Perfect Fall at Abernethy Laurels

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September 3, 2018 - Abernethy Laurels welcomes you to visit our campus this fall. As those red, yellow, and orange leaves soon fill the trees and cover the grounds, our community becomes a "picture perfect" place to be.

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Moving to a CCRC- 3 Reasons Why you Should

July 26, 2018 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision. Retirement communities can offer many perks. Read our top 3.

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Growing older? Fun is on the way!

July 18, 2018 - Retirement doesn't have to be your one-way ticket to a boring and sedentary life. Learn about senior programs and services that can help you stay vital and stimulated.

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BITE - Enhance Your Dining Experience

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July 5, 2018 - Sodexo, UCHS’s partner in dining services, has an app to enhance your dining experience at Abernethy Laurels.

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Summer Concerts, Programs and More!

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June 7, 2018 - Summer temperatures have arrived and the life you’ve imagined is waiting for you at Abernethy Laurels.

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Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

May 11, 2018 - Across the country, older Americans – a rapidly growing population – are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection.

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Living Alone: 7 Tips for Older Adults

April 27, 2018 - When living alone, it's best to play it safe. These 7 tips will provide information to lessen your chances of becoming a target.

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Why Home Care Can be a Great Option

April 26, 2018 - Knowing the #1 wish for most seniors is to live independently in the comfort of their ow home; Abernethy Laurels has fostered a program, Laurels at Home.

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"Am I ready to make the move?"

April 6, 2018 - For most older adults who currently live independently but like the idea of living in a setting where health services are available if needed at some point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the ideal solution.

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Agining Issues That Should Be Discussed

March 30, 2018 - Begin by thinking about the “what if's."

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Keep a Sharp Mind- Here's Why

March 16, 2018 - Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain. People who engage in meaningful activities, like volunteering or hobbies, say they feel happier and healthier.

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Get The Facts: "When is the best time to move to a CCRC?"

March 9, 2018 - For most older adults who currently live independently but like the idea of living in a setting where health services are available if needed at some point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the ideal solution.

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Misunderstandings about senior communities

March 2, 2018 - Many CCRC residents still lead very active lives and are integral members of their surrounding communities. It's not a bunch of old people!

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Reduce your heart disease risk with these tips

February 26, 2018 - A healthy diet can have a huge impact on heart health - read these simple ways to eat healthier.

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Retirement Community Living: Am I ready?

February 21, 2018 - It's a big step, put your fears aside.

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Choosing Home Care

February 20, 2018 - Abernethy Laurels is dedicated to compassionate care. Our objective is to inspire each individual to reach their highest level of functionality and live a meaningful life.

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Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

February 15, 2018 - Determining the right placement for your loved one is important.

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Reasons to Join our Team

February 5, 2018 - Abernethy Laurels is a senior living community in Newton. We have some great careers for which today we are recruitin!

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Heart Disease: Know the Symptoms

February 5, 2018 - February is Heart Health Month. The warning signs of heart disease often don’t appear until you're having a heart attack.

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The Facts: "When is the best time to move to a CCRC?" or "I'm not ready yet!"

February 1, 2018 - For most older adults who currently live independently but like the idea of living in a setting where health services are available if needed at some point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the ideal solution.

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3 Benefits of Moving to a CCRC

January 30, 2018 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision. Retirement communities like Abernethy Laurels in Newton, North Carolina can offer many perks. We've listed 3 below.

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Transitional Rehab- Important Information

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January 19, 2018 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels.

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Growing Older Means More Fun

January 18, 2018 - Retirement doesn't have to be your one-way ticket to a boring and sedentary life. Learn about senior programs and services that can help you stay vital and stimulated.

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Handwritten Notes Bost Brain Power

January 18, 2018 - Typing notes enables you to jot down more material, but you're more likely to remember those notes if you handwrite them.

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Tips to Ease Arthritis Pain

January 5, 2018 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Beat the Winter Blues

December 27, 2017 - Don't let the winter blues get the best of you!

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Fall Prevention Safety Tips

December 22, 2017 - The holiday season can create a lot of safety hazards. These tips will provide ideas to help keep your area safe in hopes of preventing falls and injury.

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Perks to Growing Older

December 21, 2017 - Retirement doesn't have to be your one-way ticket to a boring and sedentary life. Learn about senior programs and services that can help you stay vital and stimulated.

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Holiday Health & Safety Tips

December 20, 2017 - Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.

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Why CCRCs are a Great Choice for You

December 18, 2017 - Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer a unique retirement option for a number of reasons. We have outlined a few.

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Tips for Flu Season

December 13, 2017 - CDC established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.

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Senior Housing Options Guide

December 13, 2017 - Choosing the right senior housing solution could be a very difficult decision given the myriad of senior housing options available. Each individual has very specific needs that could only be answered by selecting the right senior housing solution.

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Olders Adults: Easing Arthritis Pain

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December 13, 2017 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Touring a Retirement Community: What to Look For

December 5, 2017 - It's important to look for special features and understand the culture when searching for a retirement community. We've highlighted a few aspects.

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Ways to Prevent a Stroke

December 1, 2017 - According to the CDC – Centers for Disease Control, stroke is the #1 cause of serious, long-term disability in the U.S. Strokes affect an estimated four out of five families.

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Tips to Help Sell Your Home

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November 15, 2017 - Real estate agents often give presentations at Abernethy Laurels. They share excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money. Below are some of their most helpful tips:

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CCRC Living- Is it the right thing?

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November 3, 2017 - Continuing Care Retirement Community's are for active people who are always thinking ahead - being proactive about their future and their needs.

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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 3, 2017 - President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983.

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National Physical Therapy Month- What is Physical Therapy?

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October 24, 2017 - Physical therapy helps people alleviate pain from chronic conditions like arthritis, avoid surgery and recover from injuries — but did you know it can also help people stay flexible and fit as they age, preventing injuries from happening in the first place?

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Are there symptoms of breast cancer?

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October 24, 2017 - Different people have different symptoms of breast cancer. Some people do not have any signs or symptoms at all.

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October- Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 6, 2017 - Stay informed and learn about the kinds of breast cancer.

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When is the best time to move to a CCRC?

September 18, 2017 - For many older adults who currently live independently but also like the idea of living where activities are abundant and healthcare services are available, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels can be the perfect solution.

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Abernethy Laurels to Recognize Active Aging Week 2017

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September 13, 2017 - Active Aging Week takes place each year during the last week of September.

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Alzheimer's Caregiving: Communication Skills

September 2, 2017 - Communication is hard for people with Alzheimer’s disease because they have trouble remembering things

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Keep Your Mind Active

September 1, 2017 - Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain.

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September- National Cholesterol Education Month

September 1, 2017 - More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL.

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Short-Stay Recovery: What you need to Know

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August 25, 2017 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels.

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Tips to Find the Right Nursing Home

August 9, 2017 - Determing the right placement for your loved one is important. Here are a few tips to help along the way.

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Money Saving Tips for Older Adults

August 2, 2017 - Getting old is not an easy thing. When you stop working, all you have is the money you’ve saved and set aside for retirement and beyond. To make the best use of that money, here are some frugal tips for seniors to make their dollars work harder.

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7 Safety Tips for Seniors Living Alone

August 1, 2017 - Living alone is often the first choice for seniors. There’s a certain peace of mind about spending your retirement years in the place you’ve called home for decades. But there are safety concerns that go along with being a sole occupant. Here are a few common-sense tips and safety precautions for seniors, or anyone, that is living alone.

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What is Alzheimer's Disease? 101

June 21, 2017 - Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

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3 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

June 21, 2017 - One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information.

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Transitional Rehab 101

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June 12, 2017 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels.

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Tips to Prevent Falls at Home

June 2, 2017 - Fall prevention starts with knowledge - these tips are a great way to gain the knowledge you need to remain safe in your home.

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What is Transitional Rehabilitation?

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May 25, 2017 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive rehabilitation approach at Abernethy Laurels.

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Symptoms of a Heart Attack- Information you Must Know

May 12, 2017 - Symptoms of a heart attack or myocardial infarction can vary greatly from person to person, but in order to help you identify a possible heart attack, we have listed some of the most common symptoms.

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Staying At-Home With Care Exceeds Cost of A Senior Housing Community

May 8, 2017 - Most seniors and their families see the monthly cost of a senior housing facility as much higher than the monthly cost of living at home with family care, or even with part-time or full-time home healthcare.

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Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud

May 1, 2017 - Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start

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Parkinson's Disease- 10 warning signs

April 13, 2017 - April is Parkinson's Awareness Month- know the signs!

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Am I Ready for Retirement Community Living?

April 13, 2017 - We have provided 3 popular questions who should ask yourself when considering retirement community living.

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Tax Benefits of Moving to a CCRC

April 7, 2017 - Continuing care retirement communities or CCRCs adapt to aging residents’ changing mobility and health needs by providing a variety of services.

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Prevent Heart Disease

April 7, 2017 - Today is World Health Day- Learn about Heart Disease

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Rehabilitation & Recovery- Get Maximum Mobility

March 31, 2017 - Rehab and recovery following surgery play an important role in helping the person achieve maximum mobility.

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Important Aging Issues- Start the Conversation

March 31, 2017 - According to a national survey, seniors and their adult children rarely discuss important aging issues with one another.

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Reasons we LOVE Spring

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March 23, 2017 - Spring is such a vibrant time of year!

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Mental Stimulation Exercise

March 16, 2017 - Keep your brain healthywith this great idea!

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What is Occupational Therapy?

March 16, 2017 - April is occupational therapy month - learn more!

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Great reasons to join our team!

March 10, 2017 - Abernethy Laurels is a senior living community in Newton. We have some great careers for which today we are recruitin!

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Healthy Brain Tips

March 2, 2017 - Keep your brain healthy with these 4 tips!

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Open House, Educational Programs, Health Fair

February 24, 2017 - The coming weeks are full of fabulous programs to keep you entertained, educated, and healthy.

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Home Care- A popular choice for seniors!

February 17, 2017 - Knowing the #1 wish for most seniors is to live independently in the comfort of their ow home; Abernethy Laurels has fostered a program, Laurels at Home, to provide in-home care and services.

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Know the Symptoms of Heart Disease

February 3, 2017 - Heart disease is a major threat to senior health — in fact, 84 percent of people age 65 years and older die from heart disease. Know the signs.

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3 Tips for a Healthy Heart

February 3, 2017 - It's Heart Health Month! These heart-healthy tips are great for seniors.

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Boost Brain Power with a Handwritten Note

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January 30, 2017 - Typing notes enables you to jot down more material, but you're more likely to remember those notes if you handwrite them.

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Perks of Growing Older

January 13, 2017 - Retirement doesn't have to be your one-way ticket to a boring and sedentary life. Learn about senior programs and services that can help you stay vital and stimulated.

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Tips to Keep you Smiling During the Winter Months

January 13, 2017 - Don't let the winter blues get the best of you - read these helpful tips.

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5 Achievable New Year's Resolutions

December 28, 2016 - Discover 5 New Years resolutions that are sure to make you feel better!

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Healthy Tips for 2017

December 13, 2016 - Stay healthy in 2017 with these 6 tips.

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6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

December 1, 2016 - Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.

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National Influenza Vaccination Week- Tips about flu season

December 1, 2016 - CDC established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.

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Holiday Meal Planning- Staying Healthy

November 22, 2016 - Holidays are an opportunity to catch up with friends and family.

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What is Prediabetes?

November 22, 2016 - American Diabetes Month is November. Learn what prediabetes is and how to prevent it!

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November- Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November 22, 2016 - The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease in 2016.

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Maintenance-Free Living Means More Time for Autumn Fun

October 20, 2016 - Abernethy Laurels welcomes you to visit our campus this fall.

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Caregiving- Challenges You Face Caring for Those with Dementia

October 10, 2016 - Researchers have found that a person who provides care for someone with dementia is twice as likely to suffer from depression as a person providing care for someone without dementia.

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National Physical Therapy Month- What is Physical Therapy?

October 10, 2016 - Physical therapy helps people alleviate pain from chronic conditions like arthritis, avoid surgery and recover from injuries — but did you know it can also help people stay flexible and fit as they age, preventing injuries from happening in the first place?

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Are There Symptoms of Breast Cancer?

October 10, 2016 - Different people have different symptoms of breast cancer. Some people do not have any signs or symptoms at all

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness

October 10, 2016 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Learn more about it!

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Active Aging Week 2016

September 13, 2016 - Initiated in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), Active Aging Week takes place each year during the last week of September.

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Community Engagement - Catawba County

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September 9, 2016 - Understanding senior needs in Catawba County.

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August Alzheimer's Disease Facts

August 22, 2016 - Alzheimer's Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. See a physician if you think a loved one has these symptoms.

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7 Fun Things to Add to Your Bucket List

August 17, 2016 - Are you over 60? Add these fun items to your bucket list.

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Spacious Summer Living

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July 29, 2016 - A North Carolina summer is when daytime highs average 90 degrees and morning lows are rarely below 65 degrees.

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Arthritis: The Importance of Exercise

July 28, 2016 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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What is Going on?

June 28, 2016 - A golf cart parade, luau, and cookout are just a few of the campus festivities that our residents enjoyed in the last month.

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What does The Alzheimer's Association do?

June 22, 2016 - The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to "eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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What is Alzheimer's Disease?

June 22, 2016 - Alzheimer's disease is not a part of the normal aging process. It's a progressive disease that causes brain cells to degenerate.

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Honoring Older Americans Month- Reinvent Yourself!

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May 20, 2016 - Today, older Americans are living longer and more healthfully than ever before.

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Securing Your Finances- Older Americans Month

May 20, 2016 - You have worked and saved for years, so you want to make sure your finances are secure.

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Importance of Civic Engagement- Older Americans Month

May 20, 2016 - Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the lives of community members.

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April is Parkinson's Awareness Month- 10 Warning Signs

April 28, 2016 - It can be hard to tell if you have Parkinson's disease.

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What is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)?

April 14, 2016 - CCRCs are residential communities established in a campus-like setting that provide older adults access to multiple levels of housing and care including residential homes or apartments much like their own homes.

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“Life Plan Community” Emerges as New Category Name for CCRC to Improve Overall Perception with Next Generation of Older Adults

March 23, 2016 - In response to a clear and pressing need to rename and reposition the category name used by nearly 2,000 U.S. continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), an almost two-year process is resulting in change.

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Reasons to LOVE Spring

March 23, 2016 - Spring is such a vibrant time of year!

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Spring on In to Abernethy Laurels

March 23, 2016 - Nothing says "spring" like flowers in bloom, birds chirping and a gentle breeze. It is definitely spring at Abernethy Laurels- we invite you to come see our campus in full bloom.

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Changes in Vision

March 23, 2016 - Changes in vision that occur with age include decreased visual acuity, farsightedness, changes in color perception, decreased sensitivity to light and decreased ability to adapt to glare.

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Heart Attack Symptoms- Know Them to Save Your Life

February 26, 2016 - Symptoms of a heart attack or myocardial infarction can vary greatly from person to person, but in order to help you identify a possible heart attack.

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Heart Attack Symptoms- Know Them to Save Your Life

February 26, 2016 - Symptoms of a heart attack or myocardial infarction can vary greatly from person to person, but in order to help you identify a possible heart attack.

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Helping Arthritis Through Exercise

February 16, 2016 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Winter Workout Slump?

February 11, 2016 - This time of year is full of excuses not to workout: it’s too cold outside, you can’t afford a gym membership, there’s no time….sound familiar?

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February Heart Health Tips

February 10, 2016 - February is heart health month.

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Healthy Living Tips: Stress Relief

February 10, 2016 - Currently, there are over 36 million seniors age 65 and older living in the United States.

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Upcoming Happenings- February

February 3, 2016 - February is full of fabulous programs to keep you entertained, educated, and healthy.

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Lift your Spirit- even with the cold weather!

January 29, 2016 - Are you often sad during the winter? People have talked about those blues since before the Civil War.

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Spiritual Exercises for the Heart

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January 19, 2016 - “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” I Corinthians 12:7.

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Housing Options for Older Adults

January 14, 2016 - Choosing the right senior housing solution could be a very difficult decision given the myriad of senior housing options available.

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Dream it. Wish it. Do it!

January 1, 2016 - Most of us make a New Year's resolution to exercise more, lose weight, get fit, etc. CORE Fitness at Abernethy Laurels is the perfect place to help turn your dreams of being fit into reality.

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Positive Story to Start 2016

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January 1, 2016 - The day before Christmas Eve several employees from our Environmental Services team went out of their way to spread holiday cheer to our residents.

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Season's Greetings

December 21, 2015 - As Christmas approaches this week, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is officially upon us! With to-do lists a mile long, it's often difficult to find the time to truly experience the magic that surrounds this time of the year.

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Home Selling Tips, Faster and Easier Moves

December 17, 2015 - Easy tips to sell your home!

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Older Adults: How to Ease Arthritis Pain

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December 11, 2015 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Celebration Newsletter

November 30, 2015 - Read the latest happening within United Church Homes and Services.

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A Maintenance-Free Lifestyle Means More Time to Enjoy Autumn

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October 8, 2015 - Abernethy Laurels welcomes you to visit our campus this fall. As those red, yellow, and orange leaves soon fill the trees and cover the grounds, our community becomes a "picture perfect" place to be.

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Important Home Selling Tips

October 8, 2015 - Judy Greenhill, a real estate specialist with Classic Properties, often gives presentations at Abernethy Laurels. She shares excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money.

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Vision Tips for Older Adults

October 1, 2015 - Changes in vision that occur with age include decreased visual acuity, farsightedness, changes in color perception, decreased sensitivity to light and decreased ability to adapt to glare

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Seniors: Let Exercise Ease Your Arthritis Pain

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October 1, 2015 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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What is Assisted Living?

September 11, 2015 - Assisted living is a residential option for seniors who want or need help with some of the activities of daily living.

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Upcoming Events- August

July 29, 2015 - The "dog days" of summer are here. We have some indoor events scheduled in August to keep you cool and out of the heat.

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Arthritis- How to Manage Pain

July 16, 2015 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Let Freedom Ring at this Retirement Community

July 3, 2015 - Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941.

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Home Selling Tips

June 18, 2015 - Read these excellent tips on how to sell your home and get the most money.

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Top Reasons to Grow a Garden

June 5, 2015 - The cost of everything seems to be rising these days. One large chunk of change that most people complain about is the cost of groceries.

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Living Life to Its Fullest: An inspiration to all of us

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May 13, 2015 - Living Life to Its Fullest Margaret "Peg" Darling, a 92-year-old Abernethy Laurels resident is evidence that age is just a number.

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The Importance of Rehab Following Surgery

May 12, 2015 - Joint replacement surgery has become a common procedure for persons with knee and hip problems.

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Spring on In

April 15, 2015 - Nothing says "spring" like flowers in bloom, birds chirping and a gentle breeze.

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Humor....for your April Fool's Day

April 1, 2015 - Abernethy Laurels resident John Tate can bring a smile to anyone's face.

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Helping Arthritis Through Exercise

March 19, 2015 - According to the Arthritis Foundation, almost 43 million people in the United States, or one in six people, suffer from some kind of arthritis.

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Housing Options for Seniors

March 10, 2015 - Choosing the right senior housing solution could be a very difficult decision given the myriad of senior housing options available.

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Liven Your Spirit (even with the cold weather)

February 16, 2015 - Are you often sad during the winter months?

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Achieving Goals Through Aquatic Therapy

January 22, 2015 - "It's a phenomenal way to get therapy", said Jessica.

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