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
Reading Time: 2 minutes It can be difficult to tell how your senior parents are managing at home if you live at a distance from them. The holidays are the perfect time to reunite with family and friends, but it can also be the ideal time to check in on your parents and assess their home life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Understanding and recognizing depression, especially in seniors, can be difficult. With over 300 million people worldwide showing symptoms of depression, it is a widespread problem, yet it continues to endure unyielding stigmatization.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In today’s society, financial scams and fraudulent transactions are becoming increasingly more common. Scammers are evolving methods, becoming more aware online, disguising themselves as legitimate businesses, and targeting seniors that are unaware of the dangers of phishing. Many seniors aren’t aware of these popular internet scams that take advantage of thousands of people. Helping a Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ve worked with many family caregivers over the years, and we’ve learned how common it is for these caregivers to feel frustrated and alone. Often, family caregivers intuitively know their loved ones have had a change of some sort, but sometimes there is not a clear diagnosis to explain the changes. Those feelings of isolation Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes Having good neighbors is so important. Good neighbors make us feel safer and more secure in our homes. Most importantly, good neighbors can become great friends. At Woodland Ridge Assisted Living, we’ve been getting to know some of our neighbors a little better. We’ve got some very interesting people around our community, and we’d like Read More
Reading Time: < 1 minute Wed., May 4, 2011 11:13am Assisted-Living Home Bill Signed By Associated Press MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — Gov. Nathan Deal signed bills on Wednesday to establish a mental health division in Georgia’s court system, and give seniors more options to age in place. Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure into law Wednesday that creates a mental health Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Would $1600 a month make a difference in whether you cartier roadster replica or a loved one gets the care and support they need as they become dependent on assistance from a care giver? Most people don’t know or understand all of the benefits that are available to the men and women who served their Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes Until you need it, most people still do not realize that, in the State of Georgia, Medicare, Medicaid nor Health insurance contribute anything to the cost of long term care. This often comes as a huge shock to seniors and their families when the time comes that it is desperately needed. The next logical thought Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes For many of our senior citizens, a lifetime of sacrifice and dedication to family, country, employers, community, and church have not been enough to guarantee they will be able to afford or get the care they need as they age. As a not-for-profit assisted living community, Woodland Ridge Assisted Living is contacted almost daily by Read More