News from Meadow Ridge

We invite you to visit this page often for the latest news, articles and stories about Meadow Ridge and everything that’s going on.


How to Find the Best Skilled Nursing Care for Your Parent

Searching for skilled care for a loved one is usually a new experience, often done under duress. This combination of circumstances can leave adult children adrift in the world of skilled nursing, health centers and rehabilitation services. Fortunately, there are ways to evaluate your options in the Fairfield County area, and distinguish the best care from the …

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Retiring in Style in Fairfield County, CT: What You Can Expect

Look around Fairfield County and you’ll quickly discover why so many people choose this charming part of Connecticut for their retirement. As for picturesque beauty, this enclave of New England is second to none. The landscape offers rolling hills, lush woodlands and beautiful shorelines. Springs and summers are pleasant, autumns transform the region into a …

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Seniors and pets go hand-in-paw

Do you know the secret others have discovered about animal companions? When it comes to meaningful, purposeful living, some people have discovered the nonhuman secret. People with pets already know that their animal companion requires their affection and attention – and that their relationship with their animal friends rewards them with numerous healthy benefits. While …

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Get Fresh and Feel Great with Farm-to-Table Goodness.

If we are what we eat, senior wellness may start in the garden. The benefits of sowing and growing one’s own fresh foods are real — especially when the fruits (and veggies) of your hobby can be enjoyed with others. Gardening is a terrific activity that positively affects wellness. It takes you outside and offers …

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11 Things to Do in and Around the Town of Redding, Connecticut

A quaint, picturesque town with a rich history, Redding, Connecticut, offers the best blend of country living and fun activities to keep guests and residents busy. You won’t find skyscrapers filling the Redding skyline; those are the hallmark of New York City, located about 60 miles to the southwest. But if you are looking for a special place to enjoy the great outdoors, Redding is the town to visit. Plan a trip to Redding and add these eleven activities to your to-do list.

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Flights of Fancy: How Seniors Can Turn Birdwatching into a Lifelong Hobby

Hobbies keep the mind sharp and interested in living a more adventurous life. What makes bird watching an excellent hobby for active seniors? Bird watching is a pastime that knows no geographical boundaries. No matter where you visit or live, you can enjoy this nature-focused hobby. With thousands of bird species in the world, finishing your checklist becomes next to impossible. This interesting hobby gives you a great reason to travel the world and see some of the most exotic, beautiful birds in existence. As a beginner in the bird watching world, look for some of these common Connecticut birds to get started on your checklist.

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Ridge Crest Named One of the 64 Best Nursing Homes in Connecticut

Ridge Crest at Meadow Ridge is extremely proud to be named as one of the 64 “top-performing” nursing homes in the state of Connecticut for the 2017-18 year. In addition to being named to this list and being listed as a 5-Star health center, Ridge Crest has also now earned a 5-Star rating in every …

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Gift Ideas for Seniors

This time of year, many anxiously watch the days on the calendar flip by as our shopping carts, both physical and digital, remain empty.

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Insights from the Director of Resident Experience

There are few things, if any, as important at Meadow Ridge as the wellness of residents. All the programs, activities, day trips, meals and amenities are focused on supporting active, healthy bodies, stimulated minds and nurtured souls.

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