The Primary Care Practice

mar

05

2014

2:09

pm

**By resident, Dr. Jim Scatliff** It’s a late 1930’s afternoon. My general practice physician father still has five patients to examine. His own family is waiting to go out to dinner and then to take in a double feature at the local theatre. Looks like they’ll make only the second movie, a John Wayne western. Eighty years later front line family practice medicine has been transformed. Here at Carolina Meadows health care is a team ... [ read more ]

Tags: jim scatliff, healthcare, health, care, clinic, physician

A Little Snow Doesn't Stop Carolina Meadows

feb

14

2014

12:43

pm

Snow_021214_003 **By CM Resident Bill Powers** Residents were deeply impressed and grateful for the dedication and efficiency of the Carolina Meadows staff during the recent severe snowstorm. A number of maintenance, dining, health care, and resident services personnel camped out on campus for several days in order to provide essential services. Some of the younger dining staff literally slept on the floor! Even before the major onslaught of ... [ read more ]

Tags: bill powers, snow, weather, staff

World Affairs

feb

11

2014

12:40

pm

**By CM Resident Judith Pulley** **World Affairs meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.** The programs for February are: **Feb. 7:** Judith Pulley, “The World in 2014” Learn what the analysts and pundits from sources such as The Economist, geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor and Fareed Zakaria’s “Global Public Square” are forecasting for 2014. **Feb. 14:** Henk R. Randau, “The Chinese Economy and Culture Today” Dr. Randau, General Manager at Freudenberg Nonwovens North America, ... [ read more ]

Tags: world affairs, lectures, education, activities

A Meditation Retreat

feb

10

2014

11:42

am

**By CM Resident Bill Powers** On a recent Saturday morning, twenty Carolina Meadows residents gathered in the Lecture Hall for a Silent Meditation Retreat. Guided by Steve Seiberling, a leader of the Eno River Buddhist Community, the group spent four hours in a variety of activities, including a lunch that was eaten in silence. The quiet time, an effort to focus on one’s breathing and to calm the ever-active mind, alternated between periods of sitting ... [ read more ]

Tags: bill powers, meditation, wellness, health

We Also Like to Dine Out

feb

07

2014

11:26

am

274tamaralackey **By CM Resident Dorothy Mahan** Our excellent cuisine is one of the primary reasons for choosing Carolina Meadows. Another is the flexibility of our meal plan; we’re not committed to daily dinners, and we like to dine out. Individuals, couples, and groups of friends regularly frequent the many fine restaurants in the Chapel Hill area. In addition, the Activities Department has created a program called “Diners Night Out.” Each month a popular restaurant ... [ read more ]

Tags: dorothy mahan, dining, food, activities