Who Will Need Long-Term Care, and What Does Long-Term Care Mean?

Long-term care is something nearly all elderly Americans may consider, and according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, something the majority will utilize. Did you know 70% of people aged 65 and above can expect to employ long-term care in some capacity, and almost 70 percent of adults aged 90 and up have some sort […]

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 […]

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 […]

Galloway Ridge: “Where Education Matters”

Pittsboro, NC, May 24, 2016 – Galloway Ridge is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s employee scholarships. The scholarships make educational opportunities a reality for employees pursuing degrees and certifications at educational institutions. This year’s recipients are: Michaela Albright (Central Carolina Community College); Shaborn Allah (Durham Technical Community College); Ernestine Bangura (Central Carolina […]

Galloway Ridge to host “Meet the Masters of the Future” Student Art Show

Artist Collaboration with Chatham County Schools K-12 Pittsboro, NC, April 6, 2016 – A common love of the arts is a bridge across generations.  This summer, baby boomers and Gen Z will find common conversation when they join together for an art experience for the young and the young-at-heart as residents of Galloway Ridge welcome […]

Galloway Ridge Announces New Director of Healthcare Services/Administrator

Pittsboro, NC, June 29, 2016: Bob Zimmer, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Melton, NHA, as the new Director of Healthcare Services/Administrator of The Arbor at Galloway Ridge.  Melton will oversee delivery of healthcare services to residents at Galloway Ridge including Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Memory […]

Food for Thought: How Food is Connected to Memory

“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a home grown tomato.”– Lewis Grizzard When the days get longer and the temperatures are hotter, you know that summer is here. What does summer mean to you? Is it the first juicy slice of red, ripe watermelon, or the seed-spitting contest after? Maybe a […]

Share to Care Gala

The 6th annual Share to Care Gala is 7-11:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh. Eight chefs from local retirement communities, including Galloway Ridge at Fearrington and Woodland Terrace in Cary, will be serving dishes inspired by classic Hollywood. Diners will vote for their favorite dish. Beyond food, the evening includes live […]

The Importance of Proper Posture

The Power of Proper Posture for Seniors As people enter their 50s and 60s, it’s common for them to begin to notice that they are “shrinking”; that they’ve lost up to an inch in their overall height. This is because of the way our spines begin to change as we age. The vertebrae and discs […]