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11 05, 2015

Understanding The Economics of Aging

May 11th, 2015|Blog, Economics, General, Independent Living|0 Comments

You go to a doctor when you want a physical exam, but what do you do when your finances need a check-up? The truth is, neglecting your financial health in your retirement years can negatively impact your quality of life as much as a chronic illness. You may have planned for travel, for developing new [...]

11 05, 2015

Preserving memories for the Alzheimer’s patient

May 11th, 2015|Blog, General, Independent Living|0 Comments

How do you preserve memories for someone with memory loss? We are each a product of a lifetime of living, of choices made, of memories of family and friends, of places and events that touched us along the way. What if you could help your loved one hold onto those pieces of personal history for [...]

29 04, 2015

The Basic Contract Types of Continuing Care Retirement Communities

April 29th, 2015|Blog, Health Care, Independent Living|0 Comments

The Basic Contract Types of Continuing Care Retirement Communities Galloway Ridge is a Type-A Continuing Care retirement Community Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) offer a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care all on one campus. They provide a variety of services and amenities to residents, like meals, housekeeping, and transportation, while focusing [...]

23 04, 2015

Seniors and Nutrition: How to Eat Right for Healthy Aging

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

Seniors and Nutrition: How to Eat Right for Healthy Aging Like our activity levels, as we age our metabolisms tend to slow down.  This can lead to a change in appetite, because the body now needs fewer calories than it used to need. However, when seniors begin to skip meals or make poor food choices, [...]

13 04, 2015

The Best Exercise for Seniors

April 13th, 2015|Blog, General, Independent Living|0 Comments

Muscle is an essential contributor to our balance and bone strength, and helps keep us strong overall. When we enter our forties, studies have shown that adults lose an average of 3-5% of our muscle mass with each subsequent decade of life. As we lose muscle, our mobility and independence can become compromised. This is [...]

7 04, 2015

“What Does Assisted Living Mean and What are Some Options?”

April 7th, 2015|Independent Living, Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

Guest: Diane Beckett, Founder, Chief Care Officer & Zack Fraley, Vice President of LiveWell. Today’s show “What Does Assisted Living Mean and What Are Some Options?” discusses the commonly used term Assisted Living for seniors and what are some of the options to choose from. The phrase Assisted Living is used more often these days [...]

24 03, 2015

The Library at Galloway Ridge

March 24th, 2015|Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Here at Galloway Ridge, we understand the importance of maintaining a stimulating lifestyle. Keeping our brains engaged and active so we thrive mentally is vital to our overall quality of life. Through our Life Enrichment programs, we ensure that there’s always something to do and that our residents are certainly never bored! While there’s a [...]

10 03, 2015

The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

March 10th, 2015|Blog, Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

As we age, it’s important to stay healthy and happy for as long as we can. Today’s seniors are living longer than ever before, thanks in part to modern medicine and the fact that they know the importance of an active lifestyle. However, maintaining a healthy life means so much more than just eating right [...]

4 03, 2015

Get to know the good neighbors at Galloway Ridge

March 4th, 2015|General, Independent Living, Lifestyle|0 Comments

He’s an ace at tennis, freelance writing, and once interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. She has a green thumb, an eye for interior design, and is an avid fitness buff. They both were extras in a movie. Mike and Jean Zbailey are interesting, friendly, and fun—just two of the people who call Galloway Ridge Retirement [...]

25 02, 2015

The Galloway Ridge Beer Brewing Club

February 25th, 2015|Independent Living, Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

When we say “there’s always something happening at Galloway Ridge”, we truly mean those words! Our Life Enrichment team is always hard at work putting together a schedule of activities that will appeal to all our residents. From outings to fabulous area restaurants, Broadway musicals and sporting events to classes, lectures and book clubs, you’ll [...]