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

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Our December Resident of the Month’s real name is Sandra Victoria, but she has always gone by the name Vickie. Born in Durham, North Carolina, Vickie went to Westminster High School and then graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She loved English and History in school, and her friends say Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute   Woodland Ridge is so excited to announce that Perpetua “Pet” Nnorom is our 2018 Employee of the Year!  Click here to read her full spotlight! We are so thankful to have Perpetua as part of our Woodland Ridge family! Hear what our team thinks… Amy Brannen, Executive Director says: “Perpetua has a heart of gold that Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are excited to announce that our Resident of the Month for November is Gloria! Gloria is from Atlanta, Georgia, but spent much of her youth in Chicago, Illinois. From ages 6 to 19, Gloria was a dancer and even ran her own dance studio for classical ballet. During this time, she choreographed a children’s Read More