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Galloway Ridge has Two New Hires.

Galloway Ridge is very proud to announce two new hires to their highly qualified Senior Director’s Team. Scott Richardson is Senior Director of Resident and Community Engagement. Having worked in the Senior Living industry since 1999, Scott brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the community. As a Certified Aging Services Professional, a Certified [...]

September 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Added Value of Social Interaction for Seniors

“Connections with other people affect not only the quality of our lives but also our survival.” -Dean Ornish  When you retire, you can take time to do some of those things that you saved for after your career. You may devote more time to family and travel, or you may decide downsizing and simplifying is [...]

September 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Galloway Ridge Hosts 7th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Walk and 5k Run

Pittsboro, NC: The 7th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Walk and 5K Run was held at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington on Saturday, September 9.  With 130 registered walkers, 117 timed runners,  and plenty of onlookers, the race was an exciting way to start a beautiful September morning. The event saw a 25% increase in turn-out [...]

September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Galloway Ridge Community Grant Program

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 10, 2017.  Applications are available by contacting Celeste Lestienne at clestienne@gallowayridge.com. Galloway Ridge is [...]

September 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Real Value of a Life Care Contract

One cannot plan for the unexpected. – Aaron Klug  People who are interested in Life Plan communities may have questions about the need for a Life Care contract. When you consider a move to an independent living community, you may be more focused on the amenities and activities to keep you active, healthy, and happy [...]

August 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Life Plan Communities: More Than a Name Change

To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not enough time – Leonard Bernstein  If you are a current resident of Galloway Ridge or are thinking about moving to a community, you should be familiar with the concept of a Continuing Care Retirement Community, also known as a CCRC. We have been considered [...]

June 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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

“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 [...]

October 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Landing on Your Feet: Why Fall Prevention is So Important

 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 [...]

September 20th, 2016|Blog, Health Care|0 Comments

“A Race to Remember” from the News & Observer

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 [...]

September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Galloway Ridge Community Grant Program

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 Celeste Lestienne at clestienne@gallowayridge.com. Galloway Ridge is a [...]

August 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments