News

Employees of the Month: Hope and Preston

December 4, 2019 — “I have been at Woodridge for fifteen years and I love what I do. I love working here for the residents. I am now a proud grandma of an 8-month-old baby girl named Leila Rose! I spend as much time as I can with her. My youngest daughter is attending school at Indiana University. I... Read More

Woodridge Family Holiday Tradition

December 4, 2019 — “My favorite holiday tradition is Christmas Brunch with my family.” – Teresa T. “We always go around the neighborhood to look at Christmas lights.” – Petrice C. “Me and my grandbabies do a gumdrop Christmas tree every year.” – Tonya C. “Every year, even though we’re 700 miles apart, I read my nephews Twas The... Read More

Resident of the Month

December 4, 2019 — We have chosen Jo S. as our resident of the month because of the great compassion she shows to her fellow residents. Upon admission Jo was adamant that she would not enjoy her stay at Woodridge and didn’t leave her room much. It wasn’t until staff found the perfect roommate that things began to turn... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

December 4, 2019 — Hello Woodridge family, This time of year is traditionally a time of great joy and happiness as family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays. It’s important for us here at Woodridge that our residents are a part of that tradition. The reality is, many elderly can feel an increase in isolation and unhappiness... Read More

Congratulations!

December 4, 2019 — A big congratulations to our Rehab Director Stacy C. on the birth of her twin baby boys, Cade and Campbell. They were born on 11/12! We wish the whole family nothing but the best!

Candy Canes Are Festive and Fun!

December 4, 2019 — Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More

Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

November 7, 2019 — There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful. Turkey leftovers can be a helpful part of this strategy. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: Turkey... Read More

Getting to Know ME!

November 7, 2019 — Tonya Cooper, Director of Admissions Tonya has been in the senior care industry for over 28 years. For her it all began with becoming a C.N.A. . Tonya loves working the floor and anticipating the needs of her residents. She loves the bond she has built over the years with many of her residents’ families... Read More

Success Story: Andrew S.

November 7, 2019 — Mr. Andrew S. admitted to Woodridge Nursing of Grapevine following a hospital stay where he suffered from a sudden onset of weakness due to pneumonia and sepsis. He was so debilitated upon his arrival, he required maximum assistance from staff to help him with dressing, bathing, transferring and walking. He was determined to return home... Read More

Tips for a Successful Black Friday

November 7, 2019 — Show up early! Many of the stores that have massive sales will sell out fast. The whole purpose of having super cheap items is to get people in the door. Spend some time before the big day to make a list of people who you will be shopping for. Next to their name, include a... Read More