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24Apr

Living a Full Life: How Positivity and Senior Living Can Improve Your Wellness

04/24/2017|Blog|

Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, and latch on to the affirmative. Don’t mess with Mister In-Between. – Johnny Mercer

Are you a glass half full or half empty type of person?  Most of us are a little bit of both, but we could all make more of an effort to be hopeful and positive. You

7Apr

Galloway Ridge Hosts 9th Annual Chatham County Blood Drive

04/07/2017|Press Release|

Pittsboro, NC, March 30, 2017

Chatham County Blood Drive Reaches Across Generations Hosted by Galloway Ridge.

Galloway Ridge at Fearrington sponsored the 9th Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive for Chatham County on Tuesday, March 14th Over 75 donors arrived to give blood and the Red Cross team collected 49 usable pints (including the donors who chose

3Apr

Ten Reasons Why You Should Consider Independent Living

04/03/2017|Blog|

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. – Robert Browning

When you have reached those golden years, your life is full of possibilities. Many retired people stop and take inventory of their time and their lifestyle to assess how they can remain

6Feb

Galloway Ridge Hosts Ninth Annual Chatham County Blood Drive

02/06/2017|News|

Pittsboro, NC, February 7, 2017: Blood donors are urgently needed to make an appointment to give this so patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.  Galloway Ridge hosts the 9th Annual Chatham County Blood Drive again this year. We encourage residents in both Orange and Chatham Counties to donate blood on Tuesday, March 14th, from

25Jan

New Dining Appointments for Galloway Ridge

01/25/2017|News|

GALLOWAY RIDGE, A PREMIERE LIFE PLAN COMMUNITY, ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENTS OF TOM WEAVER AS DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE AND DAVID VOELZ AS EXECUTIVE CHEF

Pittsboro, NC, January 25, 2017: Nestled in the countryside of Pittsboro and Chatham County, Galloway Ridge is a remarkable choice for inspiring, satisfying senior living. Galloway Ridge is a rare life

25Oct

Galloway Ridge and the Extraordinary History of the Land it Sits On

10/25/2016|Blog|

“True emancipation lies in the acceptance of the whole past…in facing up to the degradation as well as the dignity of my ancestors.” Pauli Murray

 The recently published book, The Firebrand and the First Lady- Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott was very favorably reviewed by the New York

20Sep

Landing on Your Feet: Why Fall Prevention is So Important

09/20/2016|Blog|

 The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Falling down is no laughing matter, and everyone, especially people in retirement, should give this issue more attention. Falls account for more injuries in people aged 65 and older than any other cause, and preventing

14Sep

“A Race to Remember” from the News & Observer

09/14/2016|Press Release|

If there’s one thing runners love about a road race, it’s a downhill finish, where gravity carries smiling participants effortlessly toward cheering friends, family and supporters.

But maybe it was only appropriate that breathless finishers had to go up a short but unexpected incline over their final strides in the Chatham Alzheimer’s NC 5K Run /

31Aug

Galloway Ridge Community Grant Program

08/31/2016|Press Release|

The Community Grant Program of the Galloway Ridge Inc., Charitable Fund is accepting grant applications from Chatham County 501(c)(3) organizations and from Chatham County Public Schools and other Chatham County governmental units.

Completed applications are due by 4:00 pm on October 11, 2016.  Applications are available by contacting Vickie Highlund at vhighlund@gallowayridge.com.

Galloway Ridge is a

18Aug

This Is Your Life: The Value of Writing a Memoir

08/18/2016|Blog|

I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story. – Elvis Presley

 Every culture around the world has been recorded and preserved through the rich tradition of storytelling. Journal keeping, letter writing, and other sources are the basis of our knowledge of past civilizations, belief systems, and social history. These documents paved the