Blog: Assisted Living

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5 Tips to Plan the Perfect Retirement in Wilmington, NC

If retirement is around the corner, it’s time to start planning for your future! This is an exciting time of life when you can focus on your own needs (and finally prioritize some much-needed relaxation). As independent living experts in North Carolina, The Davis Community team knows how to help you retire in style.

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A Day in the Life of Independent Living at The Davis Community

When you or someone you love decides to start searching for an independent living community, you may wonder: how independent will that life be? How different will a day in an independent living community be from life in other neighborhoods? Will you still be able to maintain your lifestyle and enjoy the activities you already…

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How to Write Meaningful Letters

Writing letters has, in a sense, become a lost art. Today, many schools no longer teach cursive handwriting and penmanship. And with the price of postage continuing to rise, and shorter attention spans, many people do not write letters by hand. You can make a difference in the lives of your loved ones by helping…

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6 Things You Need to Know to Adopt an Older Pet

Anyone who has owned a pet would tell you that there’s nothing like the comfort and companionship that they provide. There’s something about those trusting looks, those loving nudges, and even the sloppy kisses that has the ability to bring comfort and lower stress in almost any situation. There are many benefits to sharing your…

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Easy and Fun Recipes to Enjoy Your Summer

With the end of August fast approaching, many people don’t want to spend their time indoors cooking over a hot stove. When it’s cold outside, working in a kitchen can be cozy. However, with warmer weather here, priorities change. Activities like gardening, visiting family, or going to the beach have your full attention. And no one…

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How to Choose a Safe Sunscreen This Summer

Whether they’re headed for the beach, grabbing their gardening tools, hitting the golf course, or relaxing on their porch, some people just can’t get enough of the sun. Being outside provides the chance to get some exercise, and many outdoor activities bring fulfillment and joy. There’s a downside to spending lots of time outside, though….

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Can a Stuffed Animal Help Your Loved One With Dementia?

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you may have struggled with finding ways to keep them calm and engaged. Have you ever considered a stuffed animal? Don’t be too quick to dismiss the idea. Stuffed animals aren’t just for kids. People of all ages can find joy and comfort in stuffed…

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