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Retiring in Asheville

Asheville consistently receives great rankings as a premier place to retire—recently US News & World Report named Asheville one of “10 Best Places to Retire.” Located in the valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains and nestled next to the Great Smoky Mountains, the region’s scenic beauty is just one of the many reasons that Asheville is so popular among North Carolina destinations perfect for retirement. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville is an internationally acclaimed learning community center that offers an array of educational programs in the arts and humanities, the natural world, civic engagement, wellness, life transition, retirement relocation planning, intergenerational co

Make bird safety a priority in your garden

(StatePoint) An estimated 98 million birds are killed annually in the U.S. when colliding with windows, according to Western Ecosystems Technology. However, there are steps you can take not only to protect the birds whose flight path traverses your yard and garden, but also offer them a safe place to rest and feed – adding natural beauty for your garden. Start by making glass visible to birds by applying safety decals to window exteriors every few feet. Remember sliding glass doors as well. To maintain the look of your home and your own view out the window, use decals that are unobtrusive to the human eye, but contain a component that reflects ultraviolet sunlight. Schock also points out t

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