Travel for Seniors: See the World with Galloway Ridge

Senior Travel Tips for Your Next Vacation Your retirement years offer a perfect opportunity for you to take that trip of a lifetime. Maybe you’ve wanted to take a long cruise around the Caribbean or travel throughout Europe, but previously never had the time to do so. Well, there’s no time like the present to […]

The Importance of Knowing Your Family History

Why Do Family History Research? Have you ever been curious about your ancestors? Wondered what their plight was like? Perhaps they were the first generation in your family to live in the United States and had to learn a whole new language and customs. Maybe you have a photo album filled with old pictures and […]

Seniors and Swimming

Senior Fitness: Swimming for Seniors Staying physically active as you age is extremely beneficial in so many different ways. Exercise helps improve your heart health, can enhance your mood and mental acuity, and keep you more flexible and steady on your feet, helping to reduce your risk of a debilitating fall. There are a variety […]

“Holiday Gala” Fashion Show

Chapel Hill….TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE “HOLIDAY GALA”…. Scheduled for Friday, November 13, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Senior Center in Chapel Hill. The evening promises to be a night to remember, and will feature wine, hors d’oeuvres, live music, dancing and a professional fashion show, with fashion […]

Creating a Living Will

What is a Living Will? It’s a fact that life can be unpredictable. It’s important for people of all ages to understand that; if the unexpected were to happen, wouldn’t you want your wishes to be made known? This is when the importance of having a living will comes into play. There’s no time like […]

Fall Prevention and Seniors

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in people aged 65 or older. In fact, one in three people in this age group fall each year, and more than 90 percent of hip fractures are caused by a fall. A senior can […]

Radio Show Interview with Ron Stutts

Radio Show Interview with Ron Stutts on Monday, July 20, 2015 97.9FM WCHL Welcome to Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s News, Talk and Tar Heels station! For 60 years WCHL has been THE place for news, talk Tar Heel Sports and information for Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County.For more than 35 years Ron Stutts has been waking […]

Galloway Ridge Employee Scholarships

May 18th, 2015 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: Jesse Blackwood (Central Carolina Community College); Carlen Burch (UNCW); Wanda Fearrington (Central Carolina Community College); Johny Hoare (Sandhill Community […]


If you ask 10 seniors what tops their retirement community must-have list, you’re likely to get up to 10 different answers. After all, we are all different. Artists and scientists. Veterans and vegetarians. And as more and more baby boomers retire, the trend toward variety in senior housing options is growing. With that said, three […]