Reading Time: < 1 minute Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month is Christine!Ms. Christine is originally from Chatham, New Jersey where she grew up in a family with one sister, Phyllis. Christine said her father was an electrical engineer for Western Union, but as a hobby loved to build things like bookcases and their fireplace.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Bailey the beagle, was a mainstay at Woodland Ridge for the past four years. She was a rescue dog that came to live with Kathryn Trice, our Activity Director in November of 2015. From the start, Bailey loved to be with people and get some petting, and she was always ready for a belly rub!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ruth is Woodland Ridge‘s October Resident of the Month! Ms. Ruth is originally from Moultrie, Georgia and was the second in line of three girls and two boys in her family. Her mother was a teacher and also an excellent cook. So good that after WWII she stopped teaching and did catering! Ms. Ruth’s dad Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month for September is Maryland! Ms. Maryland’s parents were living in Shreveport, Louisiana when she was born and they were missing their homes in Maryland and Virginia, so they named their daughter Maryland Virginia. Ms. Maryland carried on this tradition naming her oldest daughter Maryland and naming their younger daughter 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 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: < 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: < 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: 2 minutes Just north of Knoxville, Tennessee is the small town of Mascot. This mill town was formed in the early 1900’s due to the discovery of a vein of zinc and limestone that ran through it. The American Zinc Company started soon after, and they subsequently created housing, a park, tennis courts, a drug store and Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Flying high at 95! That pretty much describes Woodland Ridge Assisted Living resident Miriam Lloyd. She’s had a life filled with adventures – from joining the United States Navy during World War II to working in Washington, D.C., to recently being a part of the Honor Air trip for war-time veterans to visit the war Read More