Rotarian Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro for CART Fundraising

Cary-Kildair Rotarian Andy Wright and his son climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in the summer of 2015 to raise money for CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust). Andy spoke to the club Wednesday May 25th about their adventure. More to come, check back soon… About Andy: Meeting photos:
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Johnson County Music and Memory Project

Doug McClentic visited the club on Wednesday March 9, 2016. Doug is a member of the Clayton Rotary Morning Club, and chair of the Johnson County Alzheimer’s Music and Memory Project. His passion for a better quality of life for those who are suffering with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them stem from his experience with his Grandfather who had Alzheimer’s and his Grandmother who cared for him until his passing in 1973. The Music and Memory project is low cost. They provided iPod Shuffles and about $100 of music from iTunes to each patient. The results of the
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Marcia Jarrell Discusses Senior Day Care

Senior Daycare facilities can be wonderful places for seniors by providing a creative place that truly cares for them while offering a break for caregivers. Marcia Jarrell, Executive Director of SarahCare at Lake Boone Trail in Raleigh, discussed how their mission is to bring together health, social, and other supportive services in a safe, friendly and warm environment. Their facility is licensed to care for those with memory impairment, chronic diseases and rehabilitation. The cost for their services is typically 50% compared to In Home Care or Assisted Living. Marcia shared that often families initially feel guilty about using senior daycare facilities
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Annual Rotational Meeting Hosted by Matthew Towler at Abbotswood

The annual rotational meeting this year was hosted by club member Matthew Towler, manager of the senior living community Abbotswood at Stonehenge. 36 club members were in attendance. More information about Abbotswood is available on their website at: http://www.kiscoseniorliving.com/senior_living/Raleigh_NC/zip_27613/kisco_senior_living/5761.
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