Why Support Us

Georgia has the fastest growing older adult population in the country, but is not considered as a place to age well.

Due to longer life spans, eroding or eliminated pensions, the recent Great Recession and its effect on savings, as well as the rising costs of healthcare, many older adults are outliving their financial resources. Those living below the poverty level face even greater challenges and the needs in our community increase exponentially as the population of older adults in Georgia continues to rise.

img_2446Research shows that the supportive older adult communities like those of Wesley Woods offer a higher quality of life - and can postpone or even eliminate the need for more costly, less attractive levels of care such as skilled nursing and hospitalization, leading to longer, healthier lives. Independent, healthy older adults remain contributors to themselves, their families, and our community rather than becoming a burden.

This quality of life is what we would all want for ourselves, our family, and is in fact what everyone deserves.

Learn more about how Wesley Woods assures Georgia's older adults thrive through Wellness and Pastoral Care Programming:  FWW_Wellness Program Overview_FB

Older Adult Champions

The Foundation of Wesley Woods is extremely grateful to the following donors for their generous grant awards, received during Fiscal Year 2018 & 2019.

 

AmazonSmile Foundation
Clark and Ruby Baker Foundation
Frances Hollis Brain Foundation
Frances Wood Wilson Foundation
Georgia Power Foundation
Georgia United Methodist Foundation
Jesse Parker Williams Foundation
Kaiser Permanente of Georgia Community Benefit Program
Knox Foundation
Lois and Lucy Lampkin Foundation
Methodist Foundation for Retired Ministers
Milton M. Ratner Foundation
North Georgia United Methodist Housing and Homeless Council
O. Wayne Rollins Foundation
Panoz Family Foundation
Piedmont Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Stuart and Eulene Murray Foundation
The Creel-Harison Foundation
The Evelyn & Frank Gordy Foundation
The Gary W. Rollins Foundation
The Imlay Foundation, Inc.
The J. B. Fuqua Foundation
The Vasser Woolley Foundation
United Way of Greater Atlanta
Waterfall Foundation, Inc.
Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services

 

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