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 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: 1 minute The Woodland Ridge Foundation was honored by Wells Fargo with a $1,000 grant at the company’s Days of Giving celebration at the Mansour Center in Marietta on Nov. 8, 2011.  The donation to The Woodland Ridge Foundation Veteran’s Program is among contributions to 234 groups to non-profits across Alabama made at community events.  The program Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Good News! After a huge outpouring of support to block proposed rule changes by Georgia Health and Human Services late last year, a number of things have happened that are wonderful news for Georgia’s frail elderly who need or will need personal care services. The proposed rule changes were abandoned and all of your voices Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute By Lesley Tanner, CBS Atlanta Reporter SMYRNA, Ga. — Staff at the Woodland Ridge Assisted Living Facility couldn’t get back and forth to work during the storm, so they decided to stay the night. Cook Jesse Harden had to walk two hours to get to work Monday morning, during the height of the storm. “It wasn’t Read More