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Chattanooga Resident Turns 102 at East Ridge Residence

East Ridge Residence resident Maxine turned 102 this week. Her birthday was August 6. We celebrated with a birthday party with her family and friends at our community. We asked her about her advice on life after having lived more than 100 years. Ultimately, she has no regrets of things she has done or hasn’t…
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Two Southeast Senior Living Companies Acquire Chattanooga, Tenn. Independent Living Community, East Ridge Residence

July 5, 2018 – BIRMINGHAM– Birmingham, Alabama company, Atlas Senior Living, and Tennessee-based Veritas Senior Living acquired East Ridge Residence, an independent living community in Chattanooga, Tenn. off 1417 North Mack Smith Road. The close date was July 2, 2018. With this joint venture, both Atlas and Veritas will be able to provide affordable but…
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The Mile of the Century

On August 7, 1954 during the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, B.C., England’s Roger Bannister and Australian John Landy met for the first time in the one mile run at the newly constructed Empire Stadium. Both men had broken the four minute barrier previously that year.  Bannister was the first to break the mark…
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Old Town in north Columbus lands upscale senior living complex

PR From the Ledger-Enquirer A senior living company out of Birmingham, Ala., is now joining the wave of new properties coming to the Columbus market, with its $26 million project destined for the Old Town mixed-use neighborhood on the city’s north side. Atlas Senior Living plans to locate what it is calling a high-end complex…
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Why we work in Seniors Housing (part 2)

I have had the joy of working with Seniors for the past 15 years.  I take great pride in making a difference in their lives through dining. We all have traditions, recipes, and ideas of what makes a great meal.  I enjoy the stories behind each and every patron that dines with us. The importance…
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Atlas Senior Living Regional Director Marcus Covar featured in Caring.com article

Did you know that more than five million Americans are estimated to be living with Alzheimer’s? This disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death, and is expected to affect as many as 16 million people by 2050. As the number of people facing Alzheimer’s continues to rise, so too does the need for…
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Five Trends in Senior Housing

With the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age, expectations are changing for senior housing. Long gone are the days of dull, one-size-fits-all living quarters for senior residents. Today’s seniors are more active and connected than ever, and they demand independent, energetic lifestyles well into retirement age. Below are the five major trends we are seeing…
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Motivation to push forward and to always do your best

“Great moments are born from great opportunity. And that’s what you have here tonight, boys. That’s what you’ve earned here, tonight. One game. If we played ’em ten times, they might win nine. But not this game. Not tonight. Tonight, we skate with ’em. Tonight, we stay with ’em, and we shut them down because…
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12 Habits Of Genuine People

By: Dr. Travis Bradberry, Author of #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and president of TalentSmart, world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice…
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THE POEM OF A CRABBY OLD MAN!

By: Dan Frith The story goes that this poem was found among the personal belongings of an elderly man who died in a nursing home. The resident did not have any close relatives or family and this poem was found by nurses as they boxed up his personal belongings. What do you see nurses? What do…
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