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Jul02
7 Technological Advances for Caregivers and Patients with Dementia

Dementia is an overarching term to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline that affect 10% of Americans 65 and older. Symptoms like forgetful....More

Jun23
Top 8 yoga poses to improve strength and balance

Having a fear of falling is a common and rightful fear, especially for adults 65 and older. One in four seniors fall each year, and falls are the le....More

Jun04
Mind-Boosting Benefits of Music

Music is medicine for the heart and soul. For centuries, music has been a part of this world and used as a way to express emotion. As much of a way ....More

May21
Combating Loneliness As We Age

The feeling of isolation and loneliness in retired seniors is a serious yet common issue, especially in the United States where 11 million adults 65....More

May08
Smart House Advantages for Seniors

Over the last century, advancements in technology have changed the world in more ways than one. Technology allows us to create, communicate, and tra....More

Apr22
4 Ways to Positively Impact the Environment

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day, which launched the modern environmental movement as we know it today. The health a....More

Apr08
8 Reasons to Stay Physically Active in Retirement

  Exercise is one of the most impactful ways to achieve better mental and physical health as we age. Regular physical activity has been linked to l....More

Mar24
How to Prevent Common In-Home Injuries

We are all spending more time at home lately, cooking more, and possibly starting new home projects. Increased time spent at home can increase the r....More

Mar11
Nutrition for Seniors

  One of the keys to living a long and healthy life is proper eating habits and physical exercise. We’ve all grown up with the basic idea of what w....More

Feb26
Happy National Senior Independence Month!

When we found out February is National Senior Independence Month, we dropped everything to show recognition. As a continuing care retirement communi....More

Feb21
Legacy Hands

After attending a conference in Raleigh related to leaving a legacy, Meagan Moravec, Life Enrichment Coordinator at Twin Lakes Deacon Pointe Assisted ....More

Feb13
5 Things to know before Retiring

Considering retirement can feel overwhelming. Am I ready to leave the workforce? Do I have enough money saved? If these are questions you've asked y....More

Feb03
2020 IRA Contributions for Seniors

As we live and work longer than any other generation in history, it is essential to maximize your earnings and savings for retirement. An Individual....More

Jan17
New Retirement Tax Laws

Read about the new retirement tax laws enacted by Congress: https://www.forbes.com/sites/miltonezrati/2020/01/14/new-retirement-tax-law-will-help-mor....More

Jan15
Planning for Retirement

Have you started to think about retirement? We spend the majority of our years working, and the thought of not working after 40+ years in the workfo....More

Dec12
Holiday Events Happening in Burlington, NC

As Twin Lakes Community wraps up Lanes of Light 2019, it doesn’t mean the festivities are over! Burlington, North Carolina, has an abundance o....More

Nov26
Lanes of Light 2019

As the holidays draw near, it’s exciting to see glimmering Christmas lights go up. Twin Lakes Community in Burlington, NC, hosts an annual holiday l....More

Nov14
Holiday Shopping Cyber Security

‘Tis the season of endless shopping. From your family and friends to charities and secret Santas, your Christmas list keeps growing. Luckily, Christ....More

Oct29
Flu Shot Recommendations for Seniors

The immune defenses become weaker with age and can leave seniors at a higher risk of getting sick and developing complications from being sick. Case....More

Oct16
Relocating Guide for Seniors

North Carolina is frequently ranked as one of the best places to retire for several reasons, including proximity to the mountains and beaches, and t....More

Sep26
10 Proven Benefits of Walking

We love the warm North Carolina weather, but sometimes the heat makes it challenging to enjoy some our favorite outdoor elements of Twin Lakes Commu....More

Sep12
September is National Cholesterol Education Month

  September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a time to reeducate ourselves about the impacts of high cholesterol and how to prevent it. Hig....More

Aug29
Importance of Independent Living for Aging Adults

Managing a level of independence is a large part of maintaining quality of life through the aging process. An independent lifestyle is characterized....More

Aug15
College Towns Make Ideal Retirement Location

August is here, which means it's time to go back to school! Burlington, NC is buzzing with youthful energy as students make their way back to campus....More

Jul25
Life at The Lakes

Many communities offer support and security, but the chance to live a purposeful life makes a big difference. For some, it’s not enough to find a re....More

Jul10
What is a CCRC?

When planning for retirement and life after retirement, it is essential to consider your current and future needs. You may not need extra care now, ....More

Jun26
Yoga for Seniors

Yoga has been gaining in popularity because of the immense physical and mental benefits the practice provides. Almost instinctively when people thin....More

Jun12
Memory Care and Brain Stimulation

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and affects nearly 5.5 million Am....More

May22
Mental & Physical Benefits of Meditation

Meditation plays a significant role in physical and mental wellness. Just ten minutes of meditation a day can show positive results. Meditation come....More

May08
5 Reasons Seniors Should Ride Bikes

Staying active as we age plays an essential role in maintaining physical and mental health. Low-impact exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming,....More

Apr25
6 Small Ways to Be Environmentally Friendly

National Environmental Education week kicked off with Earth Day on April 22. Earth day itself is the world’s largest environmental initiative that w....More

Apr10
Benefits of Gardening

‘Tis the season… the season of gardening that is! April is the first full month of Spring and also happens to be National Gardening Month. Now is th....More

Mar27
Benefits of Intergenerational Relationships

It used to be a familiar scene to have multiple generations living within the same home or living within proximity to each other. It was not until a....More

Mar13
Tax Breaks for Seniors & Retirees

Retirement can be great, especially with the independent living at Twin Lakes Community, but living on a fixed income can be challenging. Did you kn....More

Oct01
Common Financial Scams that Target Older Adults

Financial Scams Targeted at Older Adults It’s an unfortunate truth that older adults are frequent victims of financial scams. After a recent analys....More

Sep13
6 Exercises That Help Seniors Keep Their Balance and Stay Strong

Seniors may have age and health-related concerns about exercise, but they shouldn’t let these fears stop them from staying active. There are plenty ....More

Aug02
Managing Unexpected Retirement Expenses

Major Expenses in Retirement and How to Prepare You have a lot to consider as you prepare for retirement. Hopefully, you began saving money when yo....More

Jul26
Alzeimer's Hope

Click on link for article. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/25/health/alzheimers-dementia-drug-treatment.html?emc=edit_nn_20180726&nl=morning-briefing....More

Jul20
New Garden Home Development

Twin Lakes is pleased to announce we are accepting deposits for our last phase of new garden home construction. Garden homes are free-standing, three-....More

Jul13
Tips to Prevent Senior Dehydration this Summer

  Tips and Tricks to Prevent Senior Dehydration This Summer Seniors are much more likely to become dehydrated than younger adults. The risk is par....More

Jul13
Why Should You Retire in North Carolina?

  Reasons to Retire in North Carolina There are dozens of reasons North Carolina is a great state for retirees. The diverse landscape includes bot....More

Nov03
How to Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age

Memory loss is a natural part of aging. Most of us will go through it to some degree during our lifetime. It can be as minimal as forgetting where y....More

Sep28
Do Older Adults Really Need Socialization?

We often hear how important socialization is for small children so they can learn to function in the real world. However, as we grow older, we may f....More

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