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9 05, 2018

Grand Opening of the Dog Park

May 9th, 2018|Blog, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Grand Opening of the Dog Park

Galloway Ridge is excited to announce the completion of the Galloway Ridge Dog Park, along with Phase I of our new trail system for both residents and staff. We extend our thanks to our partner, Nature Trails NC, for their hard work on this project, and we hope that these green spaces bring you and [...]

26 02, 2018

Galloway Ridge Supports Carolina Tiger Rescue During Annual Day of Service

February 26th, 2018|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Galloway Ridge Supports Carolina Tiger Rescue During Annual Day of Service

February 26 marked our 2018 Annual Day of Service at Carolina Tiger Rescue. Ten residents and eighteen employees volunteered their time in support of this important local organization, which aims to save and protect wild cats in captivity and in the wild. Residents and Galloway Ridge employees built picnic tables, repaired fences, painted and cleared [...]

18 09, 2017

The Added Value of Social Interaction for Seniors

September 18th, 2017|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

“Connections with other people affect not only the quality of our lives but also our survival.” -Dean Ornish  When you retire, you can take time to do some of those things that you saved for after your career. You may devote more time to family and travel, or you may decide downsizing and simplifying is [...]

14 09, 2017

Galloway Ridge Hosts 7th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5k Run

September 14th, 2017|Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

Pittsboro, NC: The 7th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s NC Walk and 5K Run was held at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington on Saturday, September 9.  With 130 registered walkers, 117 timed runners,  and plenty of onlookers, the race was an exciting way to start a beautiful September morning. The event saw a 25% increase in turn-out [...]

7 04, 2017

Galloway Ridge Hosts 9th Annual Chatham County Blood Drive

April 7th, 2017|Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

Chatham County Blood Drive Reaches Across Generations Hosted by Galloway Ridge. Galloway Ridge at Fearrington sponsored the 9th Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive for Chatham County on Tuesday, March 14th Over 75 donors arrived to give blood and the Red Cross team collected 49 usable pints (including the donors who chose to participate in [...]

18 08, 2016

This Is Your Life: The Value of Writing a Memoir

August 18th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story. – Elvis Presley  Every culture around the world has been recorded and preserved through the rich tradition of storytelling. Journal keeping, letter writing, and other sources are the basis of our knowledge of past civilizations, belief systems, and social history. These documents paved [...]

8 08, 2016

Hit the Brakes: Is it Safe to Keep Driving?

August 8th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

When all's said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it's not so much which road you take, as how you take it. Charles de Lint  If you have been at the steering wheel for most of your life, you would not be too pleased to have someone tell you that your [...]

25 07, 2016

Breaking the Old Dog Stereotype: Why You Should Learn New Tricks

July 25th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

 People are very open-minded about new things – as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. – Charles Kettering  Developmental milestones are so important when children grow and change. We record their first steps, first words, even their attempts at eating and dressing. As they age, children continue to learn and master skills at [...]

16 06, 2016

June is Men’s Health Month: Wear Blue and Get Screened Too!

June 16th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

“He who can believe himself well, will be well.” – Ovid  Men, who typically are proactive about so many things, tend to take a back seat when it comes to their own health care. To raise awareness about the need for more men to focus on their health, the Men’s Health Network has designated June [...]

10 06, 2016

Food for Thought: How Food is Connected to Memory

June 10th, 2016|Blog, General, Lifestyle|0 Comments

“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 [...]