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Is There a Nurse in the House?

July 5, 2016

- Nurses are one of the largest group of retirees at Carol Woods.

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Race and Privilege Interest Group

June 27, 2016

- Two years ago the Race and Privilege Interest Group began to meet monthly to discuss issues related to race in the United States. We explore our reactions to the events of the day, study analytical articles, and organize educational opportunities for the Carol Woods community.

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Bats in the Belfry

June 7, 2016

- The Landscaping and Grounds Committee was approached about ways Carol Woods could increase the number of bats on the campus. The committee decided a first step would be an educational article on how bats serve a beneficial role in controlling mosquitoes and other pesky insects.

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Dementia-Inclusive Philosophy in Action at Carol Woods

May 18, 2016

- Carol Woods CEO Pat Sprigg discusses our inclusive approach to dementia care.

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Growing Spirit

May 10, 2016

- Imagine creating sachets of catnip for Carol Woods’ many felines, potting seedlings of milkweed to attract butterflies, sampling fresh local vegetables, visiting the Farmer’s Market in Raleigh, and using recycled materials to create sun catchers or toy boats for a regatta. What do these activities have in common? All have been sponsored by “Growing Spirit,” a program designed to bring hands-on, nature-based activities to residents in higher levels of support.

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