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15 03, 2018

Early Retirement for the Long Haul

March 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Early Retirement for the Long Haul

 Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. – Oliver Wendall Holmes  Retiring is a personal decision, and not one to be taken lightly. For many people, deciding when is the right time to retire can be difficult because they may worry that they won’t have anything [...]

2 02, 2018

Leading the Way With Aging Service Technology

February 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Leading the Way With Aging Service Technology

 Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation. – Dean Kamen  Galloway Ridge is always looking for innovative ways to improve the lives of our residents, and we have recently implemented cutting-edge aging services technology in an effort to achieve our goals. Through our [...]

3 01, 2018

The Galloway Ridge Charitable Fund Recipients 2017

January 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on The Galloway Ridge Charitable Fund Recipients 2017

  January 3, 2018 Galloway Ridge engages in community benefit activities and charitable projects which help alleviate unmet needs of special populations in Chatham County, including children and youth, the elderly, the underprivileged, and minorities. It also supports programs that foster housing care and services for older adults. The Galloway Ridge Charitable Fund supports this [...]

27 09, 2017

Galloway Ridge has Two New Hires.

September 27th, 2017|General, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 09, 2017

The Added Value of Social Interaction for Seniors

September 18th, 2017|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

“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 [...]

14 09, 2017

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

September 14th, 2017|Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 09, 2017

The Galloway Ridge Community Grant Program

September 12th, 2017|Economics, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

28 08, 2017

The Real Value of a Life Care Contract

August 28th, 2017|Blog, Retirement|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 06, 2017

Life Plan Communities: More Than a Name Change

June 12th, 2017|Blog, Retirement|0 Comments

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 [...]

25 10, 2016

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

October 25th, 2016|Blog, General|0 Comments

“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 [...]