What Is a CCRC? How Brethren Village Helps Seniors Live Life Fully

By / March 3, 2020 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Independent Living, Personal Care, Senior Living

Each generation of seniors is faced with an abundance of choices when it comes to retirement planning. All of those choices have one common factor: future care needs. It can be difficult to know what healthcare a person may require at some point down the road. Luckily, for seniors in the Lancaster, PA area, there … Continue reading What Is a CCRC? How Brethren Village Helps Seniors Live Life Fully

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How a visit to the dermatologist can reveal a lot about your heart

By / January 24, 2020 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Senior Living, Wellness

At every annual doctor’s checkup, we are told to eat healthily and exercise regularly. This, in turn, will keep blood pressure down and cholesterol in check. As we get older, this is what we are supposed to do to help prevent a stroke or heart attack. However, heart disease continues to be the leading cause … Continue reading How a visit to the dermatologist can reveal a lot about your heart

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The best Senior living is in Lancaster, PA at a CCRC like Brethren Village!

By / January 17, 2020 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Independent Living, Personal Care, Retirement Community in Lancaster, Senior Living
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Featured Photo: Brethren Village Campus When you dream of retirement do you picture beautiful white sandy beaches, deep blue waters and the feel of a warm, sea breeze? For years, Florida has been ranked as the number one destination for retirees. In fact, in 2018, Sarasota, Florida was the number one place to retire in … Continue reading The best Senior living is in Lancaster, PA at a CCRC like Brethren Village!

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Shared hobbies and interests bring friends together in CCRC senior living communities

By / December 19, 2019 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Residential Living, Senior Living , , , , , ,

Growing up, you always had a friend you could call to go to the mall at a moment’s notice. Or, a neighborhood friend who was ready for an impromptu game of one on one. But, as we get older, how we interact and make friends and social connections change. Fast forward 50 years and staying … Continue reading Shared hobbies and interests bring friends together in CCRC senior living communities

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Stay safe during senior living by following these 6 steps to prevent falls

By / December 12, 2019 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Residential Living, Senior Living, Skilled Care, Uncategorized, Wellness , , , , , ,

Falls are the main cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in people age 65 and older. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one in four older Americans falls each year, often suffering dislocations, bone fractures, or head injuries. As seniors age, they become increasingly prone to falls for a number of reasons: … Continue reading Stay safe during senior living by following these 6 steps to prevent falls

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Quality dental care is essential for those in senior living communities

By / November 25, 2019 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Senior Living, Wellness , , , , , ,

The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s a good time to discuss dental health. Vibrant cheer and merriment hangs high in the air in senior living, along with acts of giving, spending time with loved ones, and yes—the promise of lots of sweets and treats. According to the National Center of Health Statistics, … Continue reading Quality dental care is essential for those in senior living communities

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When is the right time to consider personal care?

By / November 22, 2019 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Senior Living , , , , , , ,

The growing population of today’s seniors is more active, healthier, and will live longer than any generation in history according to a 2019 Forbes magazine article, “A New Snapshot of Older Adults in the U.S.” But there are times when life brings change to active, healthy seniors requiring them to look for support in an … Continue reading When is the right time to consider personal care?

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Recommended medical tests and exams for seniors at Brethren Village CCRC

By / November 8, 2019 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care ,

While growing older often spells change for many people, it doesn’t mean your lifestyle has to transform completely. Seniors can remain healthy, happy, and independent by staying active and proactive in their everyday life, whether they live at home or in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) … Continue reading Recommended medical tests and exams for seniors at Brethren Village CCRC

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Boredom is not an option here: the joy of senior residential living

By / June 7, 2019 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Food, Lifestyle, Residential Living , , , , , , , ,

Senior residential living at the best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) offers independent older adults multiple choices in how they want to live and spend their time. At Brethren Village, our hope is to enrich the life of each person who decides to reside in our vibrantly social senior community. Words spoken by Eleanor Roosevelt … Continue reading Boredom is not an option here: the joy of senior residential living

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Springtime in Lancaster County offers these 6 entertainment and lifestyle amenities

By / May 29, 2019 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living ,

Lancaster County is home to an abundance of quality retirement communities, contributing to its 2019 US News & World Report ranking as the top retirement location in the nation. Our humble county edged out other previously reigning geographic regions, including Fort Myers and Sarasota, Florida, following an increase in housing affordability and the overall happiness … Continue reading Springtime in Lancaster County offers these 6 entertainment and lifestyle amenities

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