Reading Time: 2 minutes William “Bill” is Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month! Mr. Bill is from Atlanta and grew up in a family with one brother who is four years older than him. Bill fondly remembers their family dog, a dachshund named Baron. He went to North Side High School and then to Emory University where he got Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Woodland Ridge Employee of the month for July is Martha Mesa! Martha is from Demorest, Georgia, and is the youngest of five girls. She played trumpet in the band in school and was very involved in their church. At age 17 she went to North Georgia Tech and has a diploma in business.

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: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge Employee of the Month for June is Nkem Stokes! Nkem is originally from Nigeria and grew up in a large family with nine children. Her mother was a teacher, and her father was a manager for a British company. She and her twin brother are the youngest of the bunch. Nkem says 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

Reading Time: 1 minute Our May Resident of the Month is Ruby. We’re happy that she had the time to share her story with Woodland Ridge so other residents can learn more about her life! Ms. Ruby is from Greenville, South Carolina, where she lived most of her life. She came to Georgia to be closer to her daughter, Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Woodland Ridge is proud to announce that our May Employee of the Month is Sharon McMillian! Sharon is an excellent employee, and we would like to share her story for our readers. Sharon is from St. Louis, Missouri and came to Georgia in February of 2016. Sharon says she’s worked in Food Service, housekeeping, meeting Read More

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: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge is highlighting Winifred, our April Resident of the Month! Winifred, more fondly known as “Boozie,” is our April resident of the month. Ms. Boozie was born in Norfolk, Virginia but came to Saint Simon’s Island at age two when her father became the first club pro at the golf club. Her father also Read More