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Life at Carol Woods is full of many exciting and new experiences. Follow community happenings right here on the Carol Woods community blog.

Leaders and Mentors

May 19, 2017

- Many of our residents have dedicated themselves to serving young people over the years. Some of their stories are funny, some are poignant and others are informative; but they all speak to the critical role that leaders play in forming the next generation. Just for fun we included a lesson learned for each story.

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Charles House on the Carol Woods campus

April 21, 2017

- Located on the Carol Woods campus, the nonprofit Charles House provides eldercare services to the local community.

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Early Acceptance -- A Thriving Way of Life

March 9, 2017

- The Early Acceptance program was the first of its kind in North Carolina and is designed to provide an alternative to on-campus living for local community members who live within 15 miles of Carol Woods.

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Companion Corps

January 27, 2017

- “We began with a simple goal: to help residents feel more connected to the larger Carol Woods community by bringing them to events such as concerts and other social gatherings. Successful as this was, we soon recognized how much more we could do to help residents realize that someone cared about them and to facilitate their engagement in meaningful activities. It also became apparent that the Companion Corps volunteers received so much in return.”

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Complementary Therapies at Carol Woods

December 23, 2016

- Carol Woods places a premium on providing excellent health care. Not only do we have a Health Center providing skilled care, but also a Health Clinic staffed by four physicians and seven registered nurses (four full-time and three part-time), a geriatric nurse practitioner and a comprehensive Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Department. To put the icing on the cake, residents are offered an array of complementary therapies.

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