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If you ask 10 seniors what tops their retirement community must-have list, you’re likely to get up to 10 different answers. After all, we are all different. Artists and scientists. Veterans and vegetarians. And as more and more baby boomers retire, the trend toward variety in senior housing options is growing. With that said, three [...]

May 21st, 2015|General, Independent Living|0 Comments

A Culture of Innovation in Senior Living

Whether seniors choose to stay in their home or make a move to a retirement community may depend on innovative technology and recreational opportunities. According to the American Association of Retirement Communities, nearly 15,000 baby boomers 
retire every day. Do they immediately make a move and pack up everything for their next big-life adventure? Not according to [...]

May 11th, 2015|Blog, General, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Understanding The Economics of Aging

You go to a doctor when you want a physical exam, but what do you do when your finances need a check-up? The truth is, neglecting your financial health in your retirement years can negatively impact your quality of life as much as a chronic illness. You may have planned for travel, for developing new [...]

May 11th, 2015|Blog, Economics, General, Independent Living|0 Comments

Preserving memories for the Alzheimer’s patient

How do you preserve memories for someone with memory loss? We are each a product of a lifetime of living, of choices made, of memories of family and friends, of places and events that touched us along the way. What if you could help your loved one hold onto those pieces of personal history for [...]

May 11th, 2015|Blog, General, Independent Living|0 Comments

Galloway Ridge: New Director of Healthcare Services and Arbor Administrator

 NEW DIRECTOR OF HEALTHCARE SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ARBOR ANNOUNCED AT GALLOWAY RIDGE Pittsboro, NC: Bob Zimmer, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce the appointment Heidi O’Neal as the new Director of Healthcare Services and Administrator of The Arbor at Galloway Ridge.  The appointment of O’Neal is anchored by the [...]

March 31st, 2015|News|0 Comments

The Library at Galloway Ridge

Here at Galloway Ridge, we understand the importance of maintaining a stimulating lifestyle. Keeping our brains engaged and active so we thrive mentally is vital to our overall quality of life. Through our Life Enrichment programs, we ensure that there’s always something to do and that our residents are certainly never bored! While there’s a [...]

March 24th, 2015|Independent Living|0 Comments

Types of Continuing Care Retirement Communities

What is a continuing care retirement community? What are the differences? How does Galloway Ridge compare to other CCRCs in the area? Find out now!

March 13th, 2015|General|0 Comments

The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

As we age, it’s important to stay healthy and happy for as long as we can. Today’s seniors are living longer than ever before, thanks in part to modern medicine and the fact that they know the importance of an active lifestyle. However, maintaining a healthy life means so much more than just eating right [...]

March 10th, 2015|Blog, Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Get to know the good neighbors at Galloway Ridge

He’s an ace at tennis, freelance writing, and once interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. She has a green thumb, an eye for interior design, and is an avid fitness buff. They both were extras in a movie. Mike and Jean Zbailey are interesting, friendly, and fun—just two of the people who call Galloway Ridge Retirement [...]

March 4th, 2015|Independent Living|0 Comments

The Galloway Ridge Beer Brewing Club

When we say “there’s always something happening at Galloway Ridge”, we truly mean those words! Our Life Enrichment team is always hard at work putting together a schedule of activities that will appeal to all our residents. From outings to fabulous area restaurants, Broadway musicals and sporting events to classes, lectures and book clubs, you’ll [...]

February 25th, 2015|Independent Living|0 Comments