Reading Time: 2 minutes Oscar Galvez is our April Employee of the Month, and our Woodland Ridge team would like to congratulate him for being a fantastic employee! Oscar is originally from Zacapa, Guatemala where he was born and raised in a family with three sisters and one brother. Oscar went to college and became a physical education teacher Read More

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: 1 minute Our March Resident of the Month is Ginger! Ginger is originally from Darien, Connecticut, located near Long Island Sound. She remembers growing up near lots of horses and loved to ride and help take care of the horses. Walking or riding bikes near the Long Island Sound was her favorite as a kid. Ginger says Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge March Employee of the Month for March is Tracy Williams! Tracy is a medical technician on our overnight shift, so you may not see her very often, but she is always diligently caring for our residents. She is from Georgia and has worked in long term care for 19 years. 11 of Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Congratulations to our Woodland Ridge February Resident of the Month, Paul! Paul is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and was an only child growing up. He went into the Army during WWII and worked as a payroll clerk. While stationed in Paris, he learned to speak French and became quite fluent in the language. After returning Read More

Reading Time: 3 minutes As we age, more severe health problems start to become more common. Unfortunately, the most common tend to regard brain health rather than a physical health problem. Issues like cognitive impairment or memory impairment can be caused by many sources. Some of these causes can be reversed with treatment. However, some, like Alzheimer’s, can only Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Congratulations to Woodland Ridge‘s February Employee of the Month, Adline Ani! Adeline is originally from Nigeria and came to the United States in 2012. She is from a large family, having two brothers and four sisters. Adline said when she was young, she loved to stay around her grandmother. She would stay with her and Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge January Resident of the Month is Wilma! Wilma was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania. She went to the University of Maryland before moving to Georgia at age 22. She then finished her degree in Medical Lab Technology at Georgia State which is now Kennesaw State University. Ms. Wilma’s first job was Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge Employee of the Month is Anna Williams! Anna has worked at Woodland Ridge for 16 years, nearly the entire time she’s been in Atlanta. She moved here from Broxton, Georgia and worked at Emory Adventist Hospital before coming to Woodland Ridge. Previously, Anna also worked in a processing plant for Campbell’s Soup. 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