When you live in such an inspirational environment, you’re always in the mood to share good thoughts. Read the Grace Ridge Retirement Community Blog for insight into active, vibrant retirement living in western North Carolina and feel free to share some good thoughts of your own.

Mountain Views: Chronicling the Lives and Times of Grace Ridge Residents

The 1988 inaugural issue of the then-nameless Resident’s Council Newsletter was a sparse, three-page document that highlighted the opening of the Mountain House Library, the “ready for use at all times” chapel, a stamp fundraising project to feed hungry children, location of the new soft drink machines and member list for the Sunshine and Ice Cream Parlor committees.

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Good Safety: Resident security “assistant” makes debut at Grace Ridge

There’s a new “assistant” at Grace Ridge named SARA and her job is simple: Give residents peace of mind so they can continue living active, vibrant lives without worrying about getting immediate help if they have an emergency.

SARA, which stands for Situational Awareness and Response Assistant, is a newly implemented program that integrates with Grace Ridge’s current emergency and security systems. Residents wear a call pendant that notifies the appropriate first responder in real-time, while simultaneously alerting staff during emergency situations.

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