Don’t Let the Flu Make Your Holidays Blue

December 5, 2018 - Recognizing National Influenza Vaccination Week December 2-8. In addition to getting your flu vaccine this season, CDC also urges you to take everyday preventive actions to protect yourself and your loved ones from flu.

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Want to sell your home in the New Year? Tips that can help!

December 5, 2018 - Real estate agents often give presentations at Piedmont Crossing. They share excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money.

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Improve your Health and Spirit with Yoga

November 28, 2018 - Piedmont Crossing believes in all disciplines of wellness. Yoga is one of many variations of exercises held each week at Piedmont Crossing.

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8 benefits of caregiver support groups

November 14, 2018 - Research has shown that participating in caregiver support groups result in very real benefits that can significantly improve your quality of life.

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A Little Help Can Go a Long Way- Home Care Information

November 5, 2018 - Moving away from your home is such a dramatic change that it can be an emotional strain on the entire family. Piedmont Crossing At-Home helps take the pressure off the decision and tries to make the process smooth and easy.

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Piedmont Crossing Offers Travel Lodging Program

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November 1, 2018 - Visit Seattle’s Space Needle, explore the historic capitol of New Hampshire or head down South to the world’s largest living history museum at Colonial Williamsburg— the options are endless with Passport to Travel.

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Don't Let Surgery Get You Down

October 30, 2018 - Joint replacement surgery has become a common procedure for persons with knee and hip problems. Rehab and recovery following surgery play an important role in helping the person achieve maximum mobility.

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The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

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October 24, 2018 - Tai Chi has been practiced for thousands of years now. It is often described as the “medication in motion.”

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Mind Over Matter

October 5, 2018 - There are lots of sayings like “mind over matter” which illustrate how powerful the brain can be when it comes to not feeling pain, or acting determined when pursuing our dreams.

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What is Transitional Rehabilitation?

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October 1, 2018 - Transitional Rehabilitation is our comprehensive, multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program at Piedmont Crossing

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Why Choose Home Care

September 17, 2018 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home. Below are a few of the reasons why home care is a popular choice for those in need of additional services.

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Best Time to Move to a CCRC- We explain!

September 14, 2018 - For many older adults who currently live independently but also like the idea of living where activities are abundant and healthcare services are available, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Piedmont Crossing can be the perfect solution.

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Piedmont Crossing Emergency Preparedness

September 11, 2018 - We are all aware of Hurricane Florence and her impending approach on the Carolinas. As with all weather systems, we will continue to follow it closely and work in advance to be prepared for the effects of inclement weather.

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Increase Your Well-Being With These Tips

September 5, 2018 - The National Institute on Aging further notes that these activities can increase seniors’ sense of well-being as well as lowering the risk of some health problems, including dementia.

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September- National Cholesterol Education Month

September 3, 2018 - September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high

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A Few Secrets to Living a Long Life

August 3, 2018 - Researchers have shared a wide range of leisure activities that are associated with health and longevity, aside from physical exercise.

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Moving to a CCRC- 3 Reasons Why you Should

July 26, 2018 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision. Retirement communities can offer many perks. Read our top 3!

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Diabetes Information- What you need to know about pre-diabetes

July 18, 2018 - Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have "prediabetes" — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

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BITE - Enhance Your Dining Experience

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July 5, 2018 - Sodexo, UCHS’s partner in dining services, has an app to enhance your dining experience at Piedmont Crossing.

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One of Many Reasons to Choose Home Care Services

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June 19, 2018 - Piedmont Crossing’s At Home program provides in-home care and services throughout Davidson County. A licensed home care agency,

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Learn more about Home Care Services by Piedmont Crossing

June 14, 2018 - Piedmont Crossing can provide in home assistance.

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Programs, concerts, and more!

June 8, 2018 - Join us during these warm summer months for great programs and performances! Visiting our campus is the perfect way to find the retirement community for you!

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Do I need an Advance Directive and what is it?

May 25, 2018 - What kind of medical care would you want if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes? Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about end-of-life care ahead of time.

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Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

May 11, 2018 - Across the country, older Americans – a rapidly growing population – are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection.

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So Many Reasons to Love Spring

April 14, 2018 - Spring is such a vibrant time of year!

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Staying at Home with Care Means More Money

April 13, 2018 - Most seniors and their families see the monthly cost of a senior housing facility as much higher than the monthly cost of living at home with family care, or even with part-time or full-time home healthcare.

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Staying Positive May Help Your Live Longer

March 16, 2018 - There are lots of sayings like “mind over matter” which illustrate how powerful the brain can be when it comes to not feeling pain, or acting determined when pursuing our dreams.

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Simple Tips to Sell Your Home

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March 9, 2018 - Real estate agents often give presentations at Piedmont Crossing. They share excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money.

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Reduce your risk of heart disease with these tips

February 26, 2018 - A healthy diet can have a huge impact on heart health - read these simple ways to eat healthier.

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Retirement Community Living: Am I ready?

February 21, 2018 - It's a big step, but your fears aside.

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Choosing Home Care

February 20, 2018 - Piedmont Crossing is dedicated to compassionate care. Our main objective is to inspire each individual to embrace life by reaching their highest level of independence and live a meaningful life.

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Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

February 15, 2018 - Determining the right placement for your loved one is important. Here are a few tips to help along the way.

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Unlock the Secrets to Living a Long Life

February 5, 2018 - Researchers have listed a wide range of leisure activities that are associated with health and longevity, aside from physical exercise.

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Heart Disease- Know the Symptoms

February 5, 2018 - February is Heart Health Month. Heart disease is a major threat to senior health — in fact, 84 percent of people age 65 years and older die from heart disease.

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3 Benefits to Retirement Community Living

February 1, 2018 - Moving to a retirement community is a big decision, but being armed with knowledge will help you make an informed decision. Retirement communities like Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, North Carolina can offer many perks

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Important Rehab Information

January 19, 2018 - ​At Piedmont Crossing our goal is your goal – getting you back on your feet enjoying the things that you love!

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Age Healthy, Live Long

January 18, 2018 - Researchers have listed a wide range of leisure activities that are associated with health and longevity, aside from physical exercise.

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Beat the Winter Blues with These Tips

January 5, 2018 - Are you often sad during the winter? These tips can help you get through the cold months a little easier.

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5 Simple New Year's Resolutions

December 28, 2017 - Make 2018 great with these easy New Year's Resolutions.

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Fall Prevention Safety Tips

December 20, 2017 - The holiday season can create a lot of safety hazards. These tips will provide ideas to help keep your area safe in hopes of preventing falls and injury.

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Tips for Flu Season

December 13, 2017 - CDC established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.

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Reasons to Love Retirement Community Living

December 8, 2017 - We've shared a few reasons that you'll love living in a retirement community like Piedmont Crossing!

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Benefits of Choosing Home Care

December 8, 2017 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home.

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Important Christmas Statistics

December 1, 2017 - We all know the stories and statistics of the three wise men, the twelve days of Christmas and the ten reindeer that pull Santa's sleigh, but do you know about the statistics on our elderly population?

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5 Caregiver Gift Ideas

November 28, 2017 - Is there a family member caregiver on your holiday gift-giving list this year? This group is often difficult to buy for, because the bulk of their time is spent tending to an aging loved one or spouse.

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Friendships and Health

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November 27, 2017 - Friends might get on your nerves at times, but having a good friend can be very beneficial to your health

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Tips to Sell Your Home

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November 17, 2017 - Real estate agents often give presentations at Piedmont Crossing. They share excellent tips on how to sell a home faster and get the most money.

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Raise your cup...of coffee. Here's why!

November 15, 2017 - Researchers at the University of South Florida now say if you love your caffeinated coffee, there's reason to keep drinking it. The researchers claim there is a mystery ingredient in coffee that could protect coffee drinkers against Alzheimer's disease.

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CCRC Living- Is it the right thing?

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November 3, 2017 - Regardless of how independent and physically capable someone is, the task of caring for a family-size home can become a bit overwhelming for an older adult who no longer needs all that living space.

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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Month

November 3, 2017 - President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983.

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Don't Miss a Thing This Fall

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October 26, 2017 - Beautiful fall weather has arrived and Piedmont Crossing residents are loving it!

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National Physical Therapy Month- What is physical therapy?

October 24, 2017 - Physical therapy helps people alleviate pain from chronic conditions like arthritis, avoid surgery and recover from injuries — but did you know it can also help people stay flexible and fit as they age, preventing injuries from happening in the first place?

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8 Tips to Lower Breast Cancer Risks

October 9, 2017 - Read these 8 tips to lower breast cancer risks. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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When is the best time to move to a CCRC?

September 18, 2017 - For many older adults who currently live independently but also like the idea of living where activities are abundant and healthcare services are available, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Piedmont Crossing can be the perfect solution.

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Piedmont Crossing to Recognize Active Aging Week 2017

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September 13, 2017 - Active Aging Week takes place each year during the last week of September.

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Keep Your Mind Active

September 2, 2017 - Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain.

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4 Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community

August 25, 2017 - There are numerous benefits of living in a retirement community - read these 4 favorites.

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Pre-Diabetes - What you Need to Know

August 17, 2017 - Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have "prediabetes" — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

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Positve Mindset Can Lengthen Your Lifespan

August 9, 2017 - There are lots of sayings like “mind over matter” which illustrate how powerful the brain can be when it comes to not feeling pain, or acting determined when pursuing our dreams.

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Money Saving Tips for Older Adults

August 2, 2017 - Getting old is not an easy thing. When you stop working, all you have is the money you’ve saved and set aside for retirement and beyond. To make the best use of that money, here are some frugal tips for seniors to make their dollars work harder.

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7 Safety Tips for Seniors Living Alone

August 1, 2017 - Living alone is often the first choice for seniors. There’s a certain peace of mind about spending your retirement years in the place you’ve called home for decades. But there are safety concerns that go along with being a sole occupant. Here are a few common-sense tips and safety precautions for seniors, or anyone, that is living alone.

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FBI Tips- Fraud Against Seniors

August 1, 2017 - The FBI’s Common Fraud Schemes webpage provides tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fraud. Senior citizens especially should be aware of fraud schemes.

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What is Alzheimer's Disease? 101

June 21, 2017 - Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

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3 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

June 21, 2017 - One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information.

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Why Choose In-Home Care?

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June 16, 2017 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home

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Have you considered moving to a retirement community?

June 16, 2017 - After working nearly your entire life, it is finally time to kick back, relax and take advantage of the retired life.

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Ideas to Keep you Young at Heart

June 2, 2017 - Stay young at heart with these 6 great tips!

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Baby Boomers and Dementia- What you Need to Know

June 2, 2017 - Baby boomers are enjoying a fulfilling, varied and active lifestyle - and are keen to maintain their health to continue it.

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What You Need to Know About Vision Loss

May 25, 2017 - Age-related vision problems are common in seniors, most notably macular degeneration and glaucoma.

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Stay Ahead of Osteoporosis

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May 25, 2017 - Healthy bones are critical to senior health.

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Alzheimer's Disease Prevalence- Important Facts

May 12, 2017 - The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing — and growing fast.

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Staying At-Home With Care Exceeds Cost of A Senior Housing Community

May 8, 2017 - Most seniors and their families see the monthly cost of a senior housing facility as much higher than the monthly cost of living at home with family care, or even with part-time or full-time home healthcare.

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Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud

May 1, 2017 - Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start.

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Parkinson's Disease- 10 warning signs

April 13, 2017 - April is Parkinson's Awareness Month.

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Am I Ready for Retirement Community Living?

April 13, 2017 - We have provided 3 popular questions that those considering retirement living should ask themselves.

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Tax Benefits of Moving to a CCRC

April 7, 2017 - Did you know that CCRC tax benefits can offset the costs of entrance and monthly fees?

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Prevent Heart Disease

April 7, 2017 - Today is World Health Day- Learn about Heart Disease

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Important Aging Issues- Start the Conversation

March 31, 2017 - According to a national survey, seniors and their adult children rarely discuss important aging issues with one another.

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Reasons to LOVE Spring

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March 23, 2017 - Spring is such a vibrant time of year!

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Mental Stumulation Exercise

March 16, 2017 - Keep your brain healthy and active.

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What is Occupational Therapy?

March 16, 2017 - April is Occupational Therapy Month - learn more.

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Stay Active with Arthritis

March 14, 2017 - The CDC estimates that it affects 49.7 percent of all adults over 65 and can lead to pain and lower quality of life for some seniors.

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3 Tips for a Healthier Spring

March 10, 2017 - Get healthy this spring- check out these 3 tips!

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Brain Health- 4 Tips to Keep Yours Healthy

March 2, 2017 - Keep your brain healthy with these 4 tips!

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Medication Problems with the Aging

February 17, 2017 - Although medications do often help maintain health and well being, studies have repeatedly shown that lots of older adults end up suffering from problems related to medication.

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Home Care- A popular choice for seniors!

February 17, 2017 - Piedmont Crossing is dedicated to compassionate care. Our main objective is to inspire each individual to embrace life by reaching their highest level of independence and live a meaningful life.

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Know the Symptoms of Heart Disease

February 3, 2017 - Heart disease is a major threat to senior health — in fact, 84 percent of people age 65 years and older die from heart disease.

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Secrets to Living a Long Life

February 3, 2017 - Researchers have listed a wide range of leisure activities that are associated with health and longevity, aside from physical exercise.

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Laughter Really is the Best Medicine

January 13, 2017 - Everyone needs a good laugh.

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Tips to Keep you Smiling During the Winter Months

January 13, 2017 - Don't let the winter blues get the best of you!

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5 Achievable New Year's Resolutions

December 28, 2016 - Discover a better YOU with these 5 New Year's resolutions!

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8 Reasons You'll Love Retirement Community Living

December 13, 2016 - Learn 8 reasons why you'll love moving to a retirement community like Piedmont Crossing.

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Healthy Tips for 2017

December 13, 2016 - The year 2017 is right around the corner - stay healthy with these 6 tips.

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6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

December 1, 2016 - Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.

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Tips about flu season

December 1, 2016 - CDC established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.

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Holiday Meal Planning- Staying Healthy

November 22, 2016 - Holidays are an opportunity to catch up with friends and family.

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What is Prediabetes?

November 22, 2016 - American Diabetes Month is November. Learn what prediabetes is and how to prevent it.

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November- Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November 22, 2016 - The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease in 2016.

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How is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?

October 10, 2016 - Doctors often use additional tests to find or diagnose breast cancer.

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8 Tips to Lower Breast Cancer Risks

October 10, 2016 - October is breast cancer awareness month. Here are 8 tips to reduce your risks.

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Fast Facts About Breast Cancer

October 10, 2016 - A few facts during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Breast Cancer Awareness- Fact

October 10, 2016 - Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.

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Community Engagement - Davidson County

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September 6, 2016 - Understanding the needs for seniors in Davidson County.

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Medicare: What You Need to Know

August 26, 2016 - What is Medicare and how does it work?

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Alzheimer's Disease Prevalence

August 22, 2016 - The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing — and growing fast.

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August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month- Learn more here!

August 17, 2016 - August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month- find out signs, symptoms and how to get treatment.

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Piedmont Crossing- Rehab Information

July 7, 2016 - ​At Piedmont Crossing our goal is your goal – getting you back on your feet enjoying the things that you love!

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Sun Health: How to Protect Your Skin

July 1, 2016 - Piedmont Crossing shares simple, everyday steps you can take to safeguard your skin from the harmful effects of UV radiation from the sun.

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Honoring Older Americans Month- Reinvent Yourself!

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May 20, 2016 - Today, older Americans are living longer and more healthfully than ever before. What does this mean for our notions of life after a career?

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Importance of Civic Engagement- Older Americans Month

May 20, 2016 - Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the lives of community members.

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Why Home Care?

May 20, 2016 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home

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Relax. Retire. You'll Love Piedmont Crossing.

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May 20, 2016 - After working nearly your entire life, it is finally time to kick back, relax and take advantage of the retired life.

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April is Parkinson's Awareness Month- 10 Warning Signs

April 28, 2016 - It can be hard to tell if you have Parkinson's disease.

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Warm Weather Means More Fun

April 22, 2016 - Piedmont Crossing residents are loving the beautiful spring weather!

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What is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)?

April 14, 2016 - CCRCs are residential communities established in a campus-like setting that provide older adults access to multiple levels of housing and care including residential homes or apartments much like their own homes.

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“Life Plan Community” Emerges as New Category Name for CCRC to Improve Overall Perception with Next Generation of Older Adults

March 23, 2016 - In response to a clear and pressing need to rename and reposition the category name used by nearly 2,000 U.S. continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), an almost two-year process is resulting in change.

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Reasons to LOVE Spring

March 23, 2016 - Spring is such a vibrant time of year!

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Is Home Care an Option?

February 26, 2016 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home.

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Relax and enjoy the good life at Piedmont Crossing!

February 16, 2016 - After working nearly your entire life, it is finally time to kick back, relax and take advantage of the retired life.

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Healthy Living Tips: Stress Relief

February 10, 2016 - Currently, there are over 36 million seniors age 65 and older living in the United States.

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Don't get the blues!

January 29, 2016 - Are you often sad during the winter? People have talked about those blues since before the Civil War.

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Housing Options for Older Adults

January 14, 2016 - Choosing the right senior housing solution could be a very difficult decision given the myriad of senior housing options available.

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Are you or a loved one taking medication incorrectly?

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January 2, 2016 - Approximately 20% of seniors are using about 50 prescriptions every year! Keeping up with multiple medications can be a challenge, especially when certain prescriptions must be taken at specific times during the day.

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Help Save Lives. Reasons YOU Should Donate Blood.

January 1, 2016 - Blood is essential for life because it carries oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, fights infections, and helps heal wounds. Everyone has this self-generating resource that can be generously given to others—when and where it is needed most.

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Another Reason to Drink Coffee

December 11, 2015 - Researchers at the University of South Florida now say if you love your caffeinated coffee, there's reason to keep drinking it.

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Improve Your Health with a Good Laugh

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December 4, 2015 - Everyone says that laughter is the best medicine. Residents at Piedmont Crossing believe that is true. The content below was taken from a resident newsletter.

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Celebration Newsletter

November 30, 2015 - Read the latest happenings within United Church Homes and Services.

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Celebrating the Season

November 30, 2015 -

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Why Choose Home Care?

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November 9, 2015 - Every day, more and more older adults and their families desire senior care services that are provided in the comfort and safety of home.

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

October 1, 2015 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Fall in Love with Piedmont Crossing

October 1, 2015 - Piedmont Crossing is a Continuing Care Retirement Community that accommodates a range of lifestyles.

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Why Seniors Should Drink Coffee

September 25, 2015 - Researchers at the University of South Florida now say if you love your caffeinated coffee, there's reason to keep drinking it.

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