919-328-2657
RESIDENT PORTAL

Independent Living

6 06, 2017

Remember: Life Doesn’t Stop at Age 50, 65, 70, or 80!

June 6th, 2017|Blog, Independent Living|0 Comments

Is there a secret to living a long, quality life?  According to Colin Milner, the CEO of International Council on Active Aging at Galloway Ridge, there's not.  He suggests that it starts with the people and the culture at Galloway brought from its residents. Colin continued that, “Once we get past the age of [...]

5 05, 2017

Celebrating our Commitment to Excellence

May 5th, 2017|Independent Living, News|0 Comments

The Arbor Achieves 100% Compliance with North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation The Arbor, the health care center of Galloway Ridge, was recently reviewed by the division of Health Service Regulation to determine compliance with regulation standards set forth by the Centers for Medicare Services. This annual survey focuses on key operations of our [...]

7 03, 2016

Easy Downsizing Tips for Seniors

March 7th, 2016|Blog, Independent Living, Retirement|0 Comments

It is Time to Consider Downsizing Your Home? Most people grow emotionally attached to their homes throughout the years. Each room has a memory associated with it, easily transporting us back to certain points in our lives. However, today, more and more seniors are starting to realize the joys that downsizing can bring, especially after [...]

23 02, 2016

The True Cost of Aging

February 23rd, 2016|Blog, Economics, Independent Living|0 Comments

Aging in America – the Costs Seniors Face At this point in time, there are currently around 79 million baby boomers in the United States. This generation has always had a profound effect on the economy, and as they retire they’ll begin to have more of an effect on the cost of healthcare. In fact, [...]

23 11, 2015

Travel for Seniors: See the World with Galloway Ridge

November 23rd, 2015|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 [...]

25 08, 2015

Creating a Living Will

August 25th, 2015|Blog, General, Health Care, Independent Living|0 Comments

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 [...]

11 08, 2015

Fall Prevention and Seniors

August 11th, 2015|Blog, General, Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 [...]

22 07, 2015

Seniors and Pets – The Benefits of a Furry Friend

July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Independent Living, Lifestyle, Mental Health|0 Comments

Pet ownership brings benefits to those of all ages. There’s simply nothing like seeing that wagging tail greet you after a long day to make you feel needed and loved, or stroking some soft ears while you relax in the evening for a calming, comforting effect. In fact, a study showed 74% of seniors who [...]

4 06, 2015

Stay Together as You Age – Choose a CCRC!

June 4th, 2015|Blog, Health Care, Independent Living, Retirement|0 Comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 67% of adults age 65 or older are married. As these couples age, their individual health needs may start to vary. It’s common for one spouse to sometimes become a primary caregiver as they age in place in the home. In fact, the U.S. [...]

21 05, 2015

3 SENIOR LIVING TRENDS YOU’LL LOVE

May 21st, 2015|General, Independent Living|0 Comments

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 [...]