LIFESTYLE

Part II – Adopting Older Cats

There is nothing cuter than a kitten, which makes kittens much more adoptable at shelters than grown cats. And cats older than three years become increasingly difficult to adopt out. You are older yourself now, perhaps on your own, and would really like a companion animal. But face it, do you want to make what […]

ENTERTAINMENT

Hockey for Halfbacks

by Bob Poliquin, Managing Editor ~ According to one over-simplistic source, hockey is a sport where two teams playing against each other maneuver a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. A halfback, on the other hand, is a person originally from the northeastern U.S. who retired to Florida only to move “halfway […]

REAL ESTATE

Lennar’s 55+ Tree Tops

Our vision as a magazine is to be a resource for the needs and desires of the Charlotte 55+ community. An important part of that vision is promoting Charlotte as a retirement destination. Large community development corporations like Pulte and Lennar already understand where this real estate train is heading and are investing vast sums of […]

TRAVEL

Juanita Wood’s Waxhaw, NC

Juanita Wood is a resident of Sun City Carolina Lakes and a frequent contributor to Living @ SCCL magazine both as a writer and as a photographer. Please check back for more of Juanita’s photography and writing. Related posts: Mary O’Neill’s:
 A New Irish Pub in Waxhaw, NC Up North (Michigan) The Humble Pencil Tips […]

MEDICAL

Are You Overmedicated?

by Lisa M. Davila, B.S.N., M.S. ~ According to a 2017 report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, one in three Medicare beneficiaries has five or more chronic conditions. So it’s no surprise that 40% of adults over age 65 take five or more medications, according to a study published in the Journal of […]

FINANCE

Have You Planned for Long-term Care?

If you are fortunate, you will retain your physical and mental capacities throughout your life and can always live independently. But there are no guarantees for any of us. If you ever require some form of long-term care, will you be prepared? So what is the risk of needing long-term care services? According to the […]