Reading Time: 2 minutes Understanding and recognizing depression, especially in seniors, can be difficult. With over 300 million people worldwide showing symptoms of depression, it is a widespread problem, yet it continues to endure unyielding stigmatization.
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 Woodland Ridge’s employee of the month for November is our Dining Director, Richard Garrett. Richard is from Talladega, Alabama growing up just 2 blocks from the speedway racetrack.
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 Caregiving for a parent or loved one is one of the most rewarding tasks to undertake. However, as many caregivers try to find a balance between caregiving and other commitments, it can be physically and mentally taxing.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This month, Woodland Ridge has selected two employees as our Employee of the Month – Peyton Mahon and Pauline McCants! Peyton and Pauline share the weekend duties at our front desk, alternating weekends.
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 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: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s employee of the month for September is Chequell Akers! Chequell is originally from the Bahamas and moved to the United States in 1998, living in Clinton, Iowa for the first four years before moving to the Atlanta area. She says she’s been here so long she’s practically a true Southerner!
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