I’M JUST NOT READY TO LET SOMEBODY ELSE MOW THE LAWN.
The grass IS greener when someone else is mowing it.
MEET EDITH BALLARD, WHO FOUND EVERYTHING SHE NEEDS RIGHT HERE AT THE FOUNTAINS AT THE ALBEMARLE
You can learn a lot from someone who has been in your shoes. Their honest insight can help you navigate your way to the place that’s right for you, regardless of which community you choose. (All quotes contained in this post are excerpts from an interview conducted with Edith Ballard on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017. To read the full, un-edited transcript, please click here.)
HOME SWEET HOME
Edith Ballard calls herself “a real country girl.” Until a few years ago, she lived 14 miles from Tarboro. She spent her working life as a secretary and her most recent job was as at the Tarboro Fire Department. (Rumor has it that her fried chicken was a firehouse favorite). Now that The Fountains at The Albemarle is her home, sweet home, Edith still makes casseroles and puddings occasionally but mostly she loves being served delicious meals to enjoy with neighbors and friends. “This is simply a home away from home. Maybe it’s home sweet home.” – Edith Ballard, resident of The Fountains at The Albemarle
PLACES TO GO, PEOPLE TO SEE
Edith hadn’t driven for two years prior to her move and despite having good neighbors and family nearby, she felt quite isolated. In contrast, today she loves being part of a bustling community. She’s always up for a game of Rummikub or Hand and Foot and when she wants to attend church, go on an errand or get to an appointment, The Fountains gets her there. Whatever needs arise, Edith knows she’s in good hands. “Yes, you get everything you need here from food to good medical
attention. You can’t get any better medical attention than you get here.” – Edith Ballard
DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT
Meet Edith in person over a cup of gourmet coffee or a drink in our dining room. Just call 1-252-377-4396 to set up a time. Bring your questions and get honest answers straight from the source.
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