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Finding Your Purpose and Living Well (The Key to a Healthier Life)

May 18, 2015

For many, moving to a retirement community offers more opportunities, freedom and conveniences than staying in their current home. Future Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall residents Syed and Nancy Ahmad and other Priority Partners who plan to call the community home have already found that the key to being active and independent includes pursuing your interests, setting goals and engaging with others, a path to living a healthier life that you can feel. Pursuing Passions and Discovering New Opportunities A recent study by Chicago-based Rush University found that having a purpose in life helped to ward off cognitive decline and at the same time helped people live a longer and healthier life. In other words, as people pursue their passions and goals as they age, they tend to be healthier. You’ve worked hard all your life and your retirement years are the perfect time to begin a explore new interests or take up that hobby that you may have put aside due to the demands of career and family.  For many, moving to a retirement community offers more opportunities, freedom and conveniences. From a variety of delicious dining choices, to a fitness center with a variety of exercise classes, to the conveniences of on-site health care and shopping and more, Carolina Bay will allow residents like Mr. and Mrs. Ahmad to do what they love.
“ You definitely have the time to do whatever you want to do,” shares Carol Wilson, a Wilmington resident who is also considering a move to the new community.
However you define purpose, Carolina Bay offers the keys to uncovering new interests (and rekindling old ones) to help you live well and thrive.  Want to learn more?  Visit the community website and discover how you can be a Priority Partner today. Be sure to check back next Thursday, September 5th,  for a second part of our series- Social Opportunities You Can Hear.

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630 Carolina Bay Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403


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