Guest Blog Post: Volunteering in Your Home Community

I am very thankful to have the opportunity to give back to the community that I have lived in for 33+ years. Volunteering at Appleridge Senior Living has been such a fulfilling experience. I assist the recreation department with a wide range of activities for residents. I have spent time serving refreshments during “tailgate parties” and social hours, participated in casino and trivia nights, visited with residents and their family members at the annual picnic, enjoyed live music by local musicians and traveled on field trips just to name a few.

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My main goals are to form relationships with the residents and to assist the recreation department with events. I have gotten to know the Appleridge community well and have learned how I can make the best use of my time while I am visiting. Sometimes simply being a friend, a listening ear or serving a resident their favorite snack is appreciated the most! The environment of Appleridge is truly unique and there are many wonderful activities and opportunities offered. I am so thankful to be welcomed to each event, and I look forward to participating in many more to come!

Appleridge Senior Living s a premier independent senior living community, with 112 luxury apartments situated on 22 acres of resort style living.  Nestled against a backdrop of a scenic wooded hillside, the Appleridge community offers privacy and is only minutes from shopping, services and area attractions.  Residents enjoy a selection of apartment styles with numerous floor plans and amenities including full kitchens, dining options, housekeeping, private garages, transportation and cultural events and stimulating activities, surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds and friendly neighbors. Appleridge provides a respectful quality of life, the safety and security you need in a community you can trust.