Bailey's BLOG

April 15, 2015

Bailey’s Glen is one of the best 55 communities in NC.  We’re all about location and having fun while enjoying an active lifestyle.  We are conveniently located minutes away from Lake Norman, a great place for your outdoor pleasure.  Our community is close to all the local shopping areas & hospitals.

April 2, 2015

by BILL NESS on AUGUST 25, 2008

What do you get when you mix a smidgeon of badminton, a pinch of ping-pong and a slice of tennis? Answer: The latest craze at active adult communities, Pickleball. Originally designed as a backyard lawn game for the whole family, Pickleball was created over 40 years ago by U.S. Representative Joel Pritchard and friends. Pickles, Pritchard’s family dog, had an obsession with chasing errant balls during play and would hide with them in the bushes. Hence the name: Pickleball.

April 2, 2015

From the American Council on Exercise

It’s becoming increasingly clear to the medical community that it’s just as important for older adults to stay active as it is for their younger counterparts. Exercise helps maintain mobility and stamina, reduces the incidence of disease, and leads to an overall better quality of life. ACE, America’s Authority on Fitness…

April 2, 2015

(excerpted from Forbes Magazine, July 13, 2013)

Thanks to a major tax reform deal, the new plan will help retirees 3 ways:

1. The plan will lower income tax rates to a flat rate of 5.8% in 2014 and 5.75% in 2015. In the current threetiered system, the top rate of 7.75% kicks in on earnings over $60,000 for a single and $100,000 for a couple, and the second tier 7% rate starts at with earnings of just…