Cinco de Mayo Crafts


Happy Cinco de Mayo! In Mexico, May 5th commemorates the Battle of Puebla in which Mexicans regained their independence from the French Empire of Napoleon III. For most of us in the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a lot like St. Patrick’s Day, however, where the excuse to eat and drink delicious things and […]

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Davidson County Senior Services


Happy Monday! The awesome Tim Blake is back again to share some resources in Davidson County. We hope you’ll share with anyone who might find this useful, and please let us know in the comments or by phone if there are any other resources you’d like us to share with you. You can reach us […]

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May Calendar Updates & Addiction Recovery Resources


Happy Friday! Today we’re bringing you another update from our information and resources guru, Tim Blake, who wants you to know about some important events coming up this month. First up, Cardinal Innovations is continuing to provide great live streams throughout this month! You can find them on their Facebook page. The calendar looks really […]

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Covid-19 Safety Message from Our Executive Director


Today we’re featuring a post on health and safety during this pandemic from our executive director, Keith Greenarch: COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for it. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might […]

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Fun at Home: Old Salem Museums & Gardens


Happy Wednesday! Today, our awesome specialist Tim Blake wants to share some information with you about a great local service being provided by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Old Salem Museums & Gardens. MESDA has an entire YouTube playlist of “Closer Look” videos which examine artifacts and exhibits from the museum’s collection […]

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Starting a Garden: Easy Tips for Starting Seeds


Happy Monday! We hope you’re all staying safe and doing well as our stay-at-home order continues here in North Carolina. We know it’s a tough, anxious time for many people, and we want to make sure we’re providing some suggestions to keep you feeling entertained and uplifted. Last week we featured some home decor crafts, […]

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Cheap or Free DIY Projects You Can Do From Home


Happy Monday! Today we wanted to start featuring some easy crafts you can make from home. Art is a fantastic way to destress and focus on something positive, which is important at any time and essential right now. Today, since spring is here, we’re featuring some sweet decorated jars that can be used as vases. […]

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Emergency Care in a Pandemic


Stay home…… But don’t stay home in an emergency! An emergency is still an emergency in a time of pandemic While everyone is social distancing at home, it can be tempting to dismiss serious symptoms to avoid exposure to the coronavirus that might come with seeking outside medical care. Even in this unique social climate, it’s important to react […]

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Activity: Nature BINGO


We all know how important it is to stay home right now, but we also understand that as this shut down continues, many people are feeling restless and anxious, especially as no one is yet sure how long we will all need to remain in our homes for our own safety and the safety of […]

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