Reading Time: 3 minutes   Weather can affect your plans, your mood, and even your health. Each season or weather condition comes with challenges that can create changes in our bodies and how we feel. Woodland Ridge, located in Smyrna, Georgia, understands how powerful weather can be (especially the Georgia humidity!). We’ve created this guide to help you understand Read More

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 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: 2 minutes What, exactly, does “old age” mean? Well, chronologically, of course, it’s celebrating lots and lots of birthdays. Socially, physically, mentally, and emotionally, the term “old age” can have many different meanings. Traditionally, we’ve viewed old age as a time of limitations, but we’re seeing more and more people who are challenging the traditional notions of Read More