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"Why I Chose Carol Woods As My Continuing Care Retirement Community" Arnold D. Kaluzny

November 10, 2020

- Resident Arnold Kaluzny details his process in selecting Carol Woods despite looking at several other communities and despite his original intent of aging in place in his Chapel Hill home. As he puts it, he "realized it was the right decision, made for the right place at the right time."

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Staying Connected: Thriving While Surviving

October 16, 2020

- In the middle of March the global pandemic forced us into what has proven to be a prolonged period of relative social isolation. In the September 1 New York Times, an article titled The Coronavirus Made Us Socially Awkward Kate Murphy cites research on the effects of social isolation. She emphasizes “the importance of blocking out time every day to connect with others.” So how do we manage to do this during these most strange and unprecedented times? Carol Woods staff and residents have worked together to offer opportunities for connection starting way back in March (which feels like about 16 years ago).

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Carol Woods and COVID-19 Protocols - Updated July 20, 2020

March 11, 2020

- As of July 20, no residents of Carol Woods have tested positive for COVID-19. Since late March until now, we have tested all staff and have had 11 total positive cases among staff. We notified the public health officials, as required, and have conducted ongoing testing of residents in the health center and staff. In compliance with long-term care testing protocol, a cohort is being re-tested weekly until we have 28 days of no new cases.

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Carol Woods Receives A+ Rating from Standards and Poor's

November 14, 2019

- Since 2001, Carol Woods has held on to a stable rating of A from S&P. Recently the credit agency elevated our rating into a category that only a few other communities around the country have obtained.

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Carol Woods Learning and Leisure Garden

October 23, 2019

- Our newest outdoor feature has quickly become one of the most used.

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