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
Reading Time: 3 minutes While Alzheimer’s disease facts are abundant, you may not know where to start. Before we go over the history of Alzheimer’s disease, though, Woodland Ridge would like to note the treatments available for those dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or a way to reverse the effects it 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 Woodland Ridge’s employee of the month for August is Marva Clarke! Marva is originally from Jamaica and grew up the youngest of 10 kids from her mother. Her father had children from a previous marriage so that there were 21 children in total. She remembers her brothers tricking her into getting her to stop sucking Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes As you get older, you may no longer have access to a car or it may feel more challenging to travel. However, there are plenty of senior transportation options available to get you where you need to go. Woodland Ridge Assisted Living understands the importance of senior transportation and how it can affect your feeling 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: 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: 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