The Roanoker - January/February 2017 - VL58
Retirement doesn't mean sitting still. In many cases, it's a chance to be more active than ever before!
in the valley all of my life and I couldn't think of a better place to
be. The quality of life here is top notch and getting better all of
the time. We know how important health care is to that equation, and our services for older adults-from wellness centers and
pharmacies to our more than 70 medical specialties and our
academic medical center-are here to support our community."
Sandy Light, president of the Blue Ridge Land Conservancy,
says, "In one minute from my door I can be on a path in the
woods for a gorgeous hike to the Parkway loop for a free concert. The first place visiting friends and family want to go is to
our wonderful greenway. We enjoy a vibrant cultural life. Local
businesses are always supportive of our not-for-profit organizations and community needs."
Retired college administrator Mark Emick, Sr., says, "In my
interactions with fellow seniors, there seems to be a consensus
that available health care services are quite adequate and responsive to, in many cases, specific geriatric needs...There is an
expansion of educational opportunities in the region through
the Virginia Tech-Carilion Medical School and Research Institute (offering prospects for research studies in which seniors
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