Aging Well at Carolina Bay – Advantages you can Taste
May 18, 2015Today we share the final blog in our three part wellness series about aging well. Two weeks ago we shared how staying active is a key to aging well and last Thursday explored the role social interactions play in wellness. Today we explore how your meal choices can help you age well and thrive. Being physically and mentally fit and working to maintain good health in your 50’s and 60’s in many ways will determine what kind of lifestyle you will lead in your 70’s, 80’s and beyond. Good nutrition is an essential part of aging well, however, taking the time to eat well is not always easy especially in the retirement years when you’re cooking for one or special nutritional needs are required which make cooking more challenging.
Follow these easy steps to help make planning nutritious meals easier and make sure you don’t fall prey to bad eating habits: 1. Plan 2. Shop 3. PrepareDon’t feel like cooking? Carolina Bay offers a variety of dining options that residents can take advantage of. Here, top chefs will prepare both sumptuous and nutritious meals. Residents will be able to choose their dining venue depending on their mood and appetite: formal or casual dining, or lighter fare from the on-site fresh market. The casual and friendly atmosphere of the planned Bar will be a great place to unwind with old friends or meet new ones. Residents will be able to order from a casual fare of savory burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads, as well as cocktails prepared to order, draft beer, fine wines, and cordials. The Grill will feature open cooking, comfortable seating, and an attentive wait staff delivering a variety of lighter, healthier choices, in addition to daily and seasonal specialties. It doesn’t stop with dining choices. Carolina Bay will also offer wine pairing and cooking classes to satisfy your pallet, appetite, overall well-being and social calendar. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle or getting in shape will be easier with the planned fitness center, swimming pool and exercise classes which will be led by an expertly trained wellness team. Learn how you can register to be a Priority Partner and be among the first to call Carolina Bay home.