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 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: 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: 2 minutes At Woodland Ridge, we offer a variety of activities that provide health benefits to our residents. These activities do not need to include strenuous work; many, less intense activities offer just as much health benefits to seniors! The approach at Woodland Ridge is simple; provide our residents with activities that improve their health. We include Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes While Alzheimer’s disease facts are abundant, you may not know where to start. Before we go over the history of Alzheimer’s disease, though, Woodland Ridge would like to note the treatments available for those dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or a way to reverse the effects it Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month for August is June. Ms. June is originally from Ashland, Kentucky and grew up the youngest of three children, having one older brother and one older sister. A memory from her youth is the time during the Great Depression that she asked for all the bananas she could eat Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes As you get older, you may no longer have access to a car or it may feel more challenging to travel. However, there are plenty of senior transportation options available to get you where you need to go. Woodland Ridge Assisted Living understands the importance of senior transportation and how it can affect your feeling Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes When a loved one reaches their golden years, a primary caregiver may be needed to assist them with their needs. Caregiving is acknowledging a loved one’s mental and physical needs and finding someone to provide the best care for them possible. The caregiving journey can be a stressful surprise even for the most stress-free people. Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, many senior living communities are tailoring communities to offer a variety of resort-style amenities including common spaces that appeal to the senior demographic. With this change in the industry, it has become increasingly important for those seeking to provide a place for a parent or seeking to help out an elderly loved one to Read More