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Hungry? Residents Dish on Dining Options at The Woodlands and Beyond

At The Woodlands at Furman, residents rave about local dining options and on-site dining both. Considering a move into a brand-new villa, an independent living apartment, or other senior living options? You’ll find a community with a smorgasbord of delicious food options. We asked residents Bart and Stephanie Schmidt to reveal their top picks for …

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Emily Melton and Bert Wakeley: Holiday Cheer and White House History

A journey that began against a Rocky Mountain backdrop, wound through California’s hippie culture, and detoured to Washington, D.C. now brings holiday ornaments produced by the White House Historical Association to The Woodlands at Furman. Emily Melton and her husband Bert Wakeley are proud to display an impressive collection that started during Emily’s days in …

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Assisted Living at The Woodlands: What Sets Us Apart?

When it’s time to choose a senior living community with assisted living, seniors and their loved ones often want to know what sets The Woodlands at Furman apart from other communities. Fortunately, that’s an easy question to answer because our seniors so often tell us why they love living at The Woodlands. Here’s what they …

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Celebrating Thanksgiving with The Woodlands

We have a lot to be thankful for at The Woodlands at Furman! This year, we’re preparing turkey, pumpkin pie, and all the trimmings to celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving. As our new villas construction is ramping up, we’ve also been coming up with new and innovative ways to enjoy the holiday beyond the big meal. …

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Respite Care at The Woodlands

As rewarding as it is to provide care for an aging loved one, caregivers sometimes need time to take care of themselves. That’s why The Woodlands at Furman offers a variety of respite care options. We provide caregivers with stress-free time off and seniors with a secure and comfortable environment for stays of at least …

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Halloween Is a Howling Good Time at The Woodlands

At The Woodlands at Furman, every holiday is fun to celebrate! While kids are plotting out their trick-or-treat routes, we’re watching our new villas get closer to completion and stocking up on candy! We’re also thinking about creative and fun ways for adults at The Woodlands to enjoy Halloween without going door to door. Here …

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Nadine Love: Nurse Educator Earns Dementia Certification

Throughout her nursing career, Nadine Love has enjoyed helping people in all stages of life. Now a nurse educator at The Woodlands at Furman, Nadine earned a certification this September that focuses on one area for which many struggle to find adequate resources: dementia care. Nadine achieved dementia training certification through the Rosalyn Carter Institute …

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Technology and Seniors: Treats, not Tricks

Though technology seems to develop at a breakneck pace, recent studies show that taking the time to understand and use digital tech may help you stay mentally and physically fit as you age. Whether you’re using the computer to check the activities calendar at The Woodlands or using Alexa as your digital assistant in a …

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Mary Lou Merkt Announced as New President and CEO

The Woodlands at Furman announced today that Mary Lou Merkt will become President and CEO on January 1, 2019.  Commenting on the announcement Ben Deibler, Board Chairman, said Mary Lou was recruited based on her demonstrated leadership abilities. Mary Lou recently retired after 15 years as the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Furman …

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Fall Fun in Greenville

It’s officially fall in Greenville! As we transition from hot summer days to cool autumn nights, we’re watching our new villas take shape and we’re thinking about all of the fun fall activities near The Woodlands at Furman. Though sweater-and-scarf weather hasn’t reached the South just yet, here are some exciting things to do in …

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