At Your Service! Grace Ridge Concierge Program Lends Helping Hand

🔊 Listen to This Blog. Make anniversary dinner reservations. Check. Schedule dentist appointment. Check. Shop for Christmas presents. Check. Book flight to NYC. Check. Get oil changed in car. Check. Buy tickets to CoMMA show. Check. Thanks to Grace Ridge’s new concierge program, these services – and so many more – are available to residents with just one phone call. Residents focus on enjoying retirement. We’ll handle the rest. “When you’re retired, you don’t want to deal with frustrating errands and spend all your time waiting on hold to make appointments – you want to relax and have fun,” said Evelyn Beaver, life enrichment director. “That’s why we’ve developed this concierge program – to enhance our residents’ lives,” she said. “By eliminating the day-to-day worries and other stressful responsibilities, they can focus on living vibrantly.” From bill paying to bucket list adventures Concierge services are divided into six primary offerings to help residents manage their daily schedules, activities and tasks: personal, home, shopping and errands, entertainment and leisure, travel and technical. Personal services include making salon and spa reservations, providing respite for family members, pet sitting, housekeeping and companionship. Home services include meal preparation, ironing, assistance with organization projects and house sitting. Personal shopping and errand services include private transportation, grocery shopping, purchasing gifts and prescription pick-up. Travel services include airport transportation, packing assistance, and hotel, rental car and flight arrangements. Technical services include smartphone and computer support and helping residents set up the LifeShare mobile app. Entertainment and leisure services include making dining reservations, acquiring sporting and event tickets and helping residents make their bucket list dreams come true....

Special Move-In Offer for Retired Teachers!

🔊 Listen to This Blog. You’ve dedicated your career to making a difference for kids and helping shape young minds. Now it’s time to trade your classroom for a view of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and start making your retirement dreams a reality. If you’re a retired teacher who’s been waiting for the perfect time to transition into a vibrant and active life full of Good Moods, now’s your chance. For a limited time, Grace Ridge is offering a special move-in package for retired teachers. Call 828-580-8300 today for details! Stay in touch: Follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our e-newsletter for updates and...

Assisted Living Options in Morganton, North Carolina

🔊 Listen to This Blog. As a continuing care retirement community, Grace Ridge, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Morganton, NC, offers what we like to call the best of all three worlds – independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. Residents who move to Grace Ridge Retirement Community as independent living understand that their health care needs will be taken care of, whether it is assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing care without leaving their retirement home of choice. Should your needs change, you’ll be secure in the knowledge that high-quality supportive services and care are available in an attractive, professionally staffed environment for essentially the same cost as living in your residence. At Grace Ridge, our assisted living provides home-like care for seniors who need assistance with their daily living activities and/or administration of medications. Many assisted living facilities are staffed with care assistants around the clock but with only part-time nursing care. At Grace Ridge, our assisted living unit provides care by a licensed nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The average cost of assisted living in North Carolina is $4,500. Assisted living level of care at Grace Ridge can be much lower than the state average depending on the contract type you agree upon when you move in as an independent living retiree. We all know that dementia is heart-breaking for loved ones. Our memory care unit consists of a care team specially trained to take care of persons with memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.  Our Life Enrichment team also provides education and support for...