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Four-legged Friends, Happiness and Health

If you’re in one of the 55 percent of American households with a pet, deciding where to spend your golden years can mean finding the right home for both you and a four-legged friend. Whether retirement has given you the freedom to become a pet owner for the first time or you want to continue …

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Stress-free Moving: Six Downsizing Tips for Seniors

While a big house might have been perfect when their kids were younger, many retirees are looking to spend their golden years in a smaller, more manageable home. If you’re interested in downsizing, making smart decisions about what to keep can help you avoid stress during the move and ensure that you have the freedom …

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Perfectly Paired: Dallas and Leona Seiler

Like a right and left glove, Dallas and Leona Seiler form a complete pair. It’s obvious within seconds of meeting this lively duo that they are a match made in heaven, or rather, Battle Creek, Michigan. After Dallas completed two years as a merchant marine during WWII, he started a job as a rural-route milkman. …

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Aging Successfully at The Woodlands

The Woodlands at Furman is a place for residents not only to live but also to thrive. Our residents frequently tell us that they wish they had moved in sooner! That’s just one of many reasons we encourage you to join us now rather than later. We want you to be able to enjoy all …

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Ready to Mingle: Single Retirees and Dating

When you think of a senior living community, you may envision happy couples sharing a meal or walking hand in hand down a picturesque garden path. But that image doesn’t line up with reality for many seniors. In fact, while approximately 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age every day, US Census data show that about …

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Whodunit at The Woodlands: Interactive Fun During CCRC Week

It’s time to celebrate Continuing Care Retirement Communities Week! This year The Woodlands will host a week-long murder mystery game based on popular whodunits like Clue. Festivities begin on Monday, May 14 at the CCRC Week luncheon, where the murder will take place. The game starts with 10 suspects and 10 weapons, and prospective sleuths …

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Jerry and Cindy Larson: Don’t Wait to Plan Your Adventure

Match a PhD chemist with a French teacher and you get an interesting couple named the Larsons. Married for more than 53 years, Cindy and Jerry started dating when they were just 19 years old. They met at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, and they married in Fargo, ND, Cindy’s hometown. Jerry retired from …

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Evan Faucette: Director of Dining Services

The Woodlands at Furman loves to brag about our incredible residents! But our staff members deserve praise as well. One such staff member is The Woodlands’ Director of Dining Services, Evan Faucette. He originally hails from Nova Scotia and attended Bob Jones University after spending his teenage years working in the restaurant industry in Montreal. …

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Life Care Means We Care for You for Life

The Woodlands at Furman cares about each and every resident. We know everyone by name and often stop to chat. The Woodlands isn’t just a place to live. It is home. The Woodlands Is A Step Above There are many benefits to living at The Woodlands like being in Furman University’s backyard, but one offering …

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Dangerous Liaisons: Mixing OTC, Herbal and RX Medications

It happens all the time. You get a cold, are dealing with insomnia or pull a muscle. So you toss down a popular over-the-counter (OTC) or herbal medication to manage the immediate problem. Never giving a second thought as to how that seemingly harmless little pill might affect your physician-provided prescriptions. Over-The-Counter Interactions Mostly it’s …

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