WhiteStone Resident Takes Flight for Her 97th Birthday

When Robert Vinroot heard through the grapevine that his WhiteStone senior living community neighbor, Katy Sigmon, had a birthday wish he could help make possible, he jumped at the opportunity. “I heard Katy wanted to fly over Greensboro for her 97th birthday,” said Vinroot. “I said, ‘Let me make a few calls and see if …

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Retirement Planning Checklist for Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare is a federal program providing health insurance for seniors ages 65 and older (as well as certain individuals with disabilities or end-stage diseases). If you’ve previously had health insurance through your or your spouse’s employer, switching over to Medicare may seem daunting and overly complicated. However, it’s an important part of your retirement plan. …

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11 Life-Giving Hobbies for Seniors

Retirement hobbies run the gamut from quiet, solitary pursuits to large-group community efforts. For people of all ages, it’s good to have a combination of pastimes that target different aspects of wellness. “At WhiteStone, we promote and facilitate activities that address seven dimensions of wellness: physical, intellectual, emotional, social, vocational, environmental, and spiritual,” says Marie …

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