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A third-generation family follows parents to Twin Lakes Community.

  Folks move to life plan communities, also known as CCRCs, for various reasons. The primary reason people choose a particular community is because....More

Twin Lakes Veterans Honored with Flight to Washington, DC

The backgrounds of folks who live and work at Twin Lakes are diverse, but a common thread among many residents is time spent serving our country. Four....More

It's Home

Twin Lakes Community has been home to thousands of residents over our 40-year history. It attracts folks from just down the road and those from acro....More

Making the Move

Making the decision to move into a Continuing Care Retirement Community, also known as a CCRC or Lifeplan Community, can be difficult.  A host of em....More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alzeimer's Hope

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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

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

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

Independent Living Later in Life

As people age, they may no longer feel up to maintaining their current home. Some people may even feel isolated from those their own age if they liv....More

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