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

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_vimeo id=”″ width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””][fusion_text]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 […]

Celebrating our Commitment to Excellence

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 […]

Easy Downsizing Tips for Seniors

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 […]

The True Cost of Aging

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seniors and Pets – The Benefits of a Furry Friend

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 […]

Stay Together as You Age – Choose a CCRC!

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. […]


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 […]