GOOD THOUGHTS

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.

30th Anniversary Party Celebrates Grace Ridge, Then and Now

Dr. Jean Ervin’s vision of establishing a retirement community in Morganton began in 1978, but her labor of love didn’t became a reality until nearly a decade later. Since opening its doors in October 1987, close to 800 people from all over the world – from artists and educators to military leaders and executives – have called Grace Ridge ho

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Airborne Pathogens Be Gone! New Purifying System Helps Protect Residents

Most of us know the importance of taking steps to ensure we stay healthy and protect ourselves against infections and illness. We scrub surfaces, we scrub our bodies and we scrub our hands. But what about scrubbing the air? Novaerus, an air purification technology that’s been implemented at Grace Ridge Retirement Community and throughout Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, is doing just that.

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Good Eats: Getting to Know Grace Ridge Executive Chef Jon Kirby

Chef Jon Kirby joined the Grace Ridge family four years ago, when he was hired as a Sous Chef by Morrison Community Living. Since being promoted last fall to Executive Chef, Jon has impressed Grace Ridge residents and staff with his culinary creativity (lotus flower root, anyone?) and amiable personality.

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Good Question: What are the Differences between a For-Profit and Nonprofit Senior Living Community?

If you are considering a move to senior living, understanding the differences between for-profit and nonprofit communities can help you choose the best fit for your needs.

Ownership and mission stand as two prominent differentiators between the two types of communities. Grace Ridge is a nonprofit community that frequently receives accolades and awards for its exceptional staff members, campus and programming, along with its dedication to enhancing the lives of older adults.

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