Reading Time: 3 minutes Woodland Ridge‘s April Resident of the Month is Jean! Ms. Jean was born in Newnan, Georgia. When her mother died, Jean was only three years old and came to live with her Grandmother in Atlanta. She says she was protected and well cared for by her Grandmom, who made sure Jean went to a private Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes At Woodland Ridge, we know the impact an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can have on family, friends, and loved ones. While an adult may understand what it means for their loved one and their relationship, children often do not.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As our parents or family members age, it is natural for us to want to help and care for them. However, what happens when your heart is in the right place, but physically speaking, you aren’t. This is the case for many who find themselves at a distance from a loved one who needs assistance.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Resident and/or Family Members: As many of you may know, the recent spread of the coronavirus around the world is justifying significant concern among the public and health professionals. Our commitment never wavers when it comes to the health and safety of our residents, and we are actively monitoring any developments of the new Read More
Reading Time: < 1 minute Woodland Ridge’s March resident of the month is Terry. Terry was born in Greenville, Tennessee. She and her younger brother were military brats, so they lived in numerous places. They were in Wilksbury, Pennsylvania for the blizzard of 1976/1977, in Toledo, Ohio and eventually in Puerto Rico where they went through hurricane Hugo, but luckily Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s March employee of the month is Michelle Hawkins. Michelle is originally from Richmond, Virginia. She’s the baby of the family and has 2 brothers and 2 sisters that she remembers playing games with as kids.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As we age, what our bodies require can shift. This includes the types of vitamins we consume, and how much we consume. Having a nutrient or vitamin deficiency as an older adult can cause significant effects on overall health and wellbeing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Woodland Ridge‘s Employee of the Month for February 2020 is Nadine Mfegue. Nadine is from Cameroon and grew up in a family as the oldest of seven.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Woodland Ridge’s Resident of the Month for February 2020 is Jean! Ms. Jean was born in Ashville, North Carolina, but her family moved to Erwin, Tennessee, where she remembers growing up with her two sisters.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Caring for a loved one can be a gratifying endeavor, but can also be a long-term and challenging stressor. Stress in caring for a loved one can build over the years and cause one to question the ability to care for a family member whose symptoms might never improve. It is important to recognize when Read More