29 08, 2019

Living Your Best and Longest Life in Fearrington Village

August 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Living Your Best and Longest Life in Fearrington Village

“A long life is a life well spent.”—Leonardo da Vinci  If you are not a regular subscriber to The Washington Post, you may have missed a small article they published in the past year. The article reported on an analysis of National Association of Public Health Statistics and Information, comparing life expectancy in different areas [...]

5 08, 2019

Growing Together

August 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Growing Together

Growing Together was the theme of the joint project between the Residents & Community Engagement Committee of Galloway Ridge and the Boys & Girls Club of Siler City. We invited the Boys & Girls Club to send a group of fifteen boys and fifteen girls, who are members of their club, to come to Galloway [...]

9 05, 2018

Grand Opening of the Dog Park

May 9th, 2018|Blog, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Grand Opening of the Dog Park

Galloway Ridge is excited to announce the completion of the Galloway Ridge Dog Park, along with Phase I of our new trail system for both residents and staff. We extend our thanks to our partner, Nature Trails NC, for their hard work on this project, and we hope that these green spaces bring you and [...]

7 05, 2018

Why Preventive Care Should Be Your Priority

May 7th, 2018|Blog, Health Care|Comments Off on Why Preventive Care Should Be Your Priority

 “Old age is no place for sissies.” – Bette Davis  People who want to live a healthy, active lifestyle don’t hesitate to eat a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly, but they may not be as likely to seek preventive care from a doctor. If you are like most people who only go to a physician [...]

28 03, 2018

Deserving member of the Galloway Ridge family receives keys to new Habitat home in Siler City

March 28th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Deserving member of the Galloway Ridge family receives keys to new Habitat home in Siler City

February 17, 2018 was a special occasion for Galloway Ridge. Maria Porras and her family received the keys to a brand-new Habitat for Humanity home. The three-bedroom, two-bath home took seven months to complete and is located in Siler City, North Carolina. Residents and board members from Galloway Ridge attended the dedication ceremony. These included [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]