Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 Read More

Reading Time: 3 minutes Living in a senior living community certainly does not mean that enjoying your nightlife is over! Many of our residents enjoy dining out with family during their visits. While families are welcome to join us at dinner within our community, it is an extra special treat for residents to experience a change of scenery and Read More

Reading Time: 3 minutes Your immune system does a remarkable job of protecting your body from disease-causing microorganisms. Sometimes, though, a germ still finds its way into your body, and before you know it, you’re sick with a fever or a horrible cough. Woodland Ridge knows that staying healthy is essential for older adults, so we have compiled this Read More

Reading Time: 3 minutes The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, the breeze is warm, those are all beautiful effects of springtime. Getting out into the fresh air after being cooped inside all winter long is so rejuvenating for the soul, mind, and body. Spring is the perfect season to dust off your bike or clean out the Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness, which was started by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. At the time, there were fewer than 2 million Americans living with the disease, now that number has soared to 5.4 million.  Words like dementia and Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming and stressful when thinking about how they could affect the Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes One complaint we hear often from adult children is that they just don’t know to talk with their parents about driving—or, rather, not driving. The issue is complex. Driving isn’t simply a skill: driving embodies a lifestyle. Remember getting your license? That accomplishment meant freedom and independence. It meant coming of age. Driving gave you Read More