Social activities at retirement communities can dispel holiday loneliness

By / December 20, 2018 Family, Lifestyle, Senior Living, Wellness , , , , , , ,

Though wishful greetings of “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays” may be sincere and heartfelt, they might have little effect on people who are lonely, including those in their senior years. Most seniors live full, active lives, but one in six Americans over age 65—around 8 million people—describe themselves as lonely, according to the Pew Research … Continue reading Social activities at retirement communities can dispel holiday loneliness

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The spirit of Christmas is in the air at our senior living community

By / December 13, 2018 Uncategorized

As we observe Christmas at Brethren Village, we identify with the sentiment of Winston Churchill, who said, “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection.” Like Christmases over several centuries and in many countries, our senior living celebrations blend merriment and meditation, marking both the secular and sacred significance of the holiday … Continue reading The spirit of Christmas is in the air at our senior living community

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