Community Resources | Senior Living

Hospice Care is Rewarding Work That Positively Impacts Lives

Oct 20, 2023 • 5 min. read

Working in hospice care is unlike working in most other healthcare settings. It is the most intimate type of care and support provided to patients and families living with a serious or life-limiting illness, many at the end of life. Managing people's...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Medicare and Tech Support Scams Are On the Rise

Sep 5, 2023 • 3 min. read

Last month Medicare announced that one of their contractors had been hacked and the personal information of 612,000 Medicare beneficiaries were stolen. The security breach put Social Security numbers, birth dates, driver’s license numbers, health ins...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Natural Disasters and Scams

Aug 7, 2023 • 3 min. read

It seems like natural disaster season is never ending these days. With it being the height of hurricane season, now is a good time to remind ourselves that after Mother Nature moves out the criminal scammers tend to move in. Following extreme we...

Community Resources | Insider's Corner

Insider's Corner: Mary Jaye McGowan

Jul 24, 2023 • 2 min. read

Originally from Bakersfield, California, Mary Jaye McGowan is the cover model for the most recent issue of Good Life Wilmington magazine. She lives in Wrightsville Beach, where the 65-year-old enjoys water sports such as stand-up paddleboarding and water skiing....

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Beware of “Summer Deal” Steals

Jul 21, 2023 • 3 min. read

Summer is officially here which means door-to-door sales crews are too. But buyer beware because what they’re selling isn’t always legit. Be cautious anytime a stranger comes knocking, especially if the visitor is trying to sell you goods or ser...

Community Resources | Insider's Corner

Insider's Corner: Richard & Belinda Morrison

Jul 13, 2023 • 2 min. read

Richard and Belinda Morrison, ages 86 and 84 respectively, relocated to Wilmington after Richard Morrison retired from Eli Lilly and Company in 1994. Here, Richard Morrison embarked on a second career teaching management and international business at UNCW....

Community Resources | Insider's Corner

Insider’s Corner: Dan & Heidi Ludwig

Jun 21, 2023 • 3 min. read

High school sweethearts Dan and Heidi Ludwig, both 67 years old, retired in Wilmington in 2013 after living all over the world for Dan's career with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company....

Community Resources | Senior Living

Six Tips to Consider for Retirement Relocation

Jun 20, 2023 • 6 min. read

Approaching retirement requires lots of planning and usually that refers to the financial variety.  But, if you’ve made the decision to relocate, that’s a whole new category of factors to consider.  I spoke with a couple of families wh...

Community Resources | Financial Planning

Help Stop Elder Financial Abuse

Jun 13, 2023 • 3 min. read

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Prevention Day and more than 369,000 incidents of financial abuse targeting older adults are reported to authorities in the U.S. each year, causing an estimated $4.8 billion in losses. And those numbers likely understate...


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