Eating Right is Eating Well

Woodland Ridge Senior Living Nutrition Tips

When it comes to maintaining your health, taking care of your nutrition is one of the top priorities. However, as people get older, they may require help to eat healthfully. Luckily, there are numerous options that you, your senior loved ones, or even a third party can do to help with this. Importance of Nutrition […]

Ginger – March Resident of the Month

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Our March Resident of the Month is Ginger! Ginger is originally from Darien, Connecticut, located near Long Island Sound. She remembers growing up near lots of horses and loved to ride and help take care of the horses. Walking or riding bikes near the Long Island Sound was her favorite as a kid. Ginger says […]

Tracy Williams – March Employee of the Month

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Our Woodland Ridge March Employee of the Month for March is Tracy Williams! Tracy is a medical technician on our overnight shift, so you may not see her very often, but she is always diligently caring for our residents. She is from Georgia and has worked in long term care for 19 years. 11 of […]

Paul – February Resident of the Month

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Congratulations to our Woodland Ridge February Resident of the Month, Paul! Paul is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and was an only child growing up. He went into the Army during WWII and worked as a payroll clerk. While stationed in Paris, he learned to speak French and became quite fluent in the language. After returning […]

Focusing Faded Footprints – A Recognition of Memory Impairment

Woodland Ridge Recognizing Memory Impairment Blog

As we age, more severe health problems start to become more common. Unfortunately, the most common tend to regard brain health rather than a physical health problem. Issues like cognitive impairment or memory impairment can be caused by many sources. Some of these causes can be reversed with treatment. However, some, like Alzheimer’s, can only […]

Adline Ani – February Employee of the Month

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Congratulations to Woodland Ridge‘s February Employee of the Month, Adline Ani! Adeline is originally from Nigeria and came to the United States in 2012. She is from a large family, having two brothers and four sisters. Adline said when she was young, she loved to stay around her grandmother. She would stay with her and […]

Wilma – January Resident of the Month

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Our Woodland Ridge January Resident of the Month is Wilma! Wilma was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania. She went to the University of Maryland before moving to Georgia at age 22. She then finished her degree in Medical Lab Technology at Georgia State which is now Kennesaw State University. Ms. Wilma’s first job was […]

Anna Williams – January Employee of the Month

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Our Woodland Ridge Employee of the Month is Anna Williams! Anna has worked at Woodland Ridge for 16 years, nearly the entire time she’s been in Atlanta. She moved here from Broxton, Georgia and worked at Emory Adventist Hospital before coming to Woodland Ridge. Previously, Anna also worked in a processing plant for Campbell’s Soup. […]

Tips for Seniors to Manage Anxiety

Woodland Ridge Managing Senior Anxiety Blog

Anxiety is, unfortunately, common in older adults. According to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, the numbers of affected adults can range from 10 to 20 percent of all older Americans. This anxiety is the most common mental health problem among adult women and the second most among adult men. At Woodland Ridge, we know that […]

Vickie – December Resident of the Month

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  Our December Resident of the Month’s real name is Sandra Victoria, but she has always gone by the name Vickie. Born in Durham, North Carolina, Vickie went to Westminster High School and then graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She loved English and History in school, and her friends say […]