When You Need to Parent Your Parent

You’ll feel a range of emotions when your elderly parents become dependent on you. Compassion, concern, resentment, and guilt chase each other in a never-ending cycle as you do your best for the man or woman who brought you into this world and raised you. Many adults who care for their elderly parents feel they’ve…

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Best Apps for Diabetes Care

At Bridgeway Senior Living we love hearing about new advancements in diabetes care. Type 2 diabetes is increasingly common among seniors. If diabetics don’t control their blood sugar, they become at risk of serious complications. With all the technological advancements of recent years, the right lifestyle choices—eating the right foods, exercising, and maintaining a healthy…

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7 Downsizing Tips for Seniors

How do you pack up a lifetime? If you’re planning a move to Bridgeway Senior Living in the near future, you’re probably overwhelmed by everything you need to do. Contacting real estate agents to sell your home, sorting and packing your belongings, scheduling movers… the tasks just never end. Downsizing to a smaller home or…

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Are You at Risk of Dementia?

To continue our coverage of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, let’s talk about some of the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. While the most important factor—old age—is not avoidable, there are other factors associated with dementia that you can change. It’s never too late to start taking care of your brain health, so let’s…

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Memory Care Provides Comfort and Safety to Alzheimer’s Patients

In honor of Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health Awareness Month, we at Bridgeway Senior Living would like to raise awareness about a little-known type of long-term care. We’re talking about memory care; specialized skilled nursing care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Dementia Patients Require Different Care Seniors with dementia may be able to…

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June: Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Bridgeway Senior Living joins The Alzheimer’s Association in raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and brain health. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and it’s become more and more common over the years. An estimated 5.7 million Americans have the disease, costing billions of dollars. Alzheimer’s is rapidly topping the list of fatal diseases,…

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The Healing Power of Humor

You know how you often feel better after a good laugh? It turns out there’s more to it than just the good humor. Science says laughter and humor can actually generate health and well-being. Scientists actually research the effect of laughter on different physiological responses, and here’s what they’ve found: Humor may boost your immune…

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