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Fresh air fitness: Outdoor exercise for older adults

May 31, 2023 • 3 min. read

Nicer weather opens the door to new opportunities for exercising outside. From the ever-popular pickleball to yoga with miniature farm animals, the Wilmington area offers a variety of options for open-air workouts....

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Novant cuts innovation lab project, including at NHRMC

Apr 7, 2023 • 5 min. read

Novant Health’s decision to cut a systemwide project focusing on health care innovation also means the end for a Wilmington project....

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Surgery practice buys Cameron land to build new facility

Mar 22, 2023 • 2 min. read

After more than 50 years on Medical Center Drive, Wilmington Surgical Associates is set to move to a new facility....

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Local YMCA program helps older adults stay active

Mar 1, 2023 • 4 min. read

The YMCA’s Active Older Adults (AOA) program offers a variety of classes and sports with varying skill levels tailored to older adults including water aerobics, therapeutic yoga, chair fitness classes, line dancing, pickleball, basketball, walking programs, monthly bingo, and card and coffee clubs....

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On-demand caregiving now available in Wilmington

Jan 31, 2023 • 4 min. read

New to Wilmington, CareYaya is an app that connects those in need of affordable caregiving services with students working towards careers in health care....

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Ageless wellness: Healthy Seniors brings physical therapy to older population

Dec 21, 2022 • 3 min. read

Healthy Seniors Physical Therapy & Wellness offers a range of services, including fitness classes and personal training in addition to physical therapy, with a focus on the unique needs of older adults....

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Local SHIIP counselors demystify Medicare

Nov 23, 2022 • 5 min. read

As the Dec. 7 deadline for the annual Medicare open enrollment period draws nearer, older adults with Medicare coverage are encouraged to participate in what New Hanover County Senior Resource Center officials call a “Medicare checkup” to ensure proper prescription drug coverage for the coming year....

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‘Like you’re paying big money’: Free dental program for older adults underway

Nov 16, 2022 • 5 min. read

New Hanover County’s Older Adult Dental Program, a free county-funded service for residents ages 55 and older, launched in July. More than 200 county residents have utilized the services so far, which some have described as life-changing....

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Veg-Out Festival rounds up resources for health

Oct 19, 2022 • 3 min. read

A celebration of healthy lifestyle choices — including face yoga as an alternative to Botox — will take place this weekend at Riverfront Park....



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