Blog Posts

How To Make The Holidays Special When You Can’t Be With Family

Senior woman decorating Christmas tree

When many people think about Christmas they think of presents, trees, family – and traditions. Many times these traditions turn into expectations, and we may find ourselves upset if these traditions have to change. But, as you get older it may be harder to travel to visit family out of town. Or, you may have… Read More »


Meet Jamie Carraway

Jamie Carraway

This Monday, we would like to introduce you to the newest member of the SpringShire team, Jamie Carraway. Jamie is the Sales Assistant for SpringShire. She is a native of Greenville and has lived in the area her whole life. “I love calling eastern North Carolina home and having the chance to experience the many… Read More »


Holiday Safety Tips for Seniors

An older man and woman building a snowman

Christmas is around the corner and the holiday fun is just getting started! Stores are filled with decorations, trees and lights, and our calendars are filled with holiday parties and gathering with family. At SpringShire, we want you all to have a wonderful Christmas! Most importantly though, we want everyone to stay safe during their… Read More »


Important Family Conversation to Have Over the Holidays

Holiday Dinner with a family: kids, parents and grandparents

Holidays are about family and reconnecting with loved ones we may not have seen in a while. If you are like many families, you spend more time with your parents and/or children during the holidays than any other time of the year. If you are visiting elderly parents you may notice that they are not… Read More »


Friendsgiving

  Last Thursday, the SpringShire team gathered with future residents for a Friendsgiving celebration. We had a wonderful time celebrating the upcoming holiday season and enjoying a Thanksgiving meal with new friends and neighbors. We can’t wait for many more holiday celebrations together!


Meet Andrew Ross

Today, SpringShire would like you to meet Advisory Board Member Andrew Ross. Andrew is the Coordinator for Lifelong Learning Programs at East Carolina University.  ECU Lifelong Learning is an educational program for adults 50 and older who have a desire and joy for learning and personal fulfillment. Andrew works to create opportunities that stimulate cultural… Read More »


5 Things Seniors Can Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Traditions- a word we often hear around this time of year. Many of our Thanksgiving celebrations are filled with these traditions, passed down from generations before or just beginning to take shape. Turkey fried or baked? Tag football in the front yard or college football games on TV? Everyone’s holiday traditions are little different, and… Read More »


Finding the Right Home for Retirement Living

When making post-retirement plans, many people feel overwhelmed – and making these plans will only become harder as you get older. Your current home is full of memories and, let’s be honest, a little junk too, which makes the thought of moving even more daunting. But, does the home you currently live in meet your… Read More »


Fall Open House

SpringShire Social Event

Yesterday SpringShire held a Fall Open House where we welcomed many new people, who literally walked in, wanting to know about the retirement community their friends have been talking about. We’re excited that SpringShire’s become a part of the maintenance free living “buzz” throughout eastern North Carolina communities. What a pleasure it was to introduce… Read More »


“Aging in Place” at Springshire

Let us take a moment to talk about something we all like to sweep under the rug – planning for retirement. Today you’re young and healthy, but what will happen in the next 5 years? 10 years? What are your plans? Or, maybe the better question for most is, have you even thought about your… Read More »