Have you ever had your keys one moment, only to misplace them the next? “I had them just a minute ago!” Have you struggled to remember what’s-his-name? “Oh, come on, … Continue reading Help for “mature” brains: from practical tips to memory support
When Brian and Wendy Albright got married in Brethren Village’s chapel in 1989, they didn’t foresee moving here nearly 30 years later. But that’s exactly what they did in November … Continue reading Brian and Wendy Albright—the new kids on the block at Brethren Village
Colder temperatures don’t have to mean winter hibernation for retirees with so many indoor exercise options available. Today’s seniors have the advantage of handy fitness opportunities to help maintain their … Continue reading As cooler weather comes, a senior living community offers indoor fitness and fun
The best independent residential communities are always improving and upgrading their facilities and services to benefit current and future Residents. Take a walk through and around an active independent residential … Continue reading Residents’ technology services are a priority at the best independent residential communities
Northside Court, Brethren Village’s new senior independent living community, is now open and fully occupied by residents enjoying contemporary apartment living. The 72 private apartments within the complex offer privacy, … Continue reading Northside Court: The latest in privacy, comfort, and contemporary senior living
Physicians frequently recommend rehabilitation services for seniors and others following hospitalization due to stroke, serious injury, or surgery. Doctors also prescribe rehab therapy for people dealing with chronic pain or … Continue reading Rehab services aid our Residents and greater community members in healing and recovery
More and more seniors are finding aquatic exercise to be their favorite and most beneficial way to maintain fitness. While physical activities in water can have advantages for anyone, they … Continue reading Water activities at retirement communities can be key to wellness for seniors
Eating at the best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) means abundant and healthy choices served in venues that accommodate your mood, be it a cozy café, a casual restaurant, or a formal candlelit dining room. CCRCs today recognize that they serve seniors with varied backgrounds and differing tastes in food. The culinary staff at Brethren Village, led by professional chefs, offers high quality experiences that rival those of fine restaurants. By providing choices to satisfy everyone’s palate, CCRCs help Residents feel comfortable, content and at home while eating.
Over the past year, we have been working to expand and diversify the cultural and educational activities available to members of the Brethren Village community. Among our many programs for Residents and their families are musical performances, educational talks and opportunities for creative self-expression. These activities do more than simply entertain—they expand our Residents’ minds and spirits as well.
Many seniors living in their private homes are at greater risk of being injured or harmed by safety and security hazards. Understandably, loved ones may be concerned about their well-being and check on them daily.
To further guarantee their safety, family members also can help by ensuring seniors follow these “top ten” safety and security guidelines: