Is a Continuum of Care Community Right for You?

Many active seniors want to live independently and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. But the cost of maintaining a house, condo, or apartment may be crippling for some seniors. Association fees, lawn care, housekeeping, and cooking place a financial and physical burden on many seniors. Social isolation is also a…

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Daily Fun At Bridgeway of Bensenville!

Are you following us yet on Facebook? If you are not, please do so and start by enjoying (and liking) the photos we just published today of our residents engaged in many of our recent activities! Click on the graphic below to visit our Bridgeway of Bensenville Facebook page!

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Taking Care of Your Aging Skin

As you age, you may notice your skin becoming thinner and less smooth. Your veins and bones are more visible, and scratches or cuts take longer to heal. If you’ve spent years tanning or spending time in the sun, your skin is probably wrinkled or you have age spots. Here are some solutions to protect…

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Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

Spring is here, and so are seasonal allergies. While the weather hasn’t quite caught up yet, the pollen levels are already shooting up, causing uncomfortable symptoms for many people. The overall pollen level in the Chicago area is considered moderate this week, but the symptoms are sometimes anything but moderate. Here’s everything you need to…

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Holy Guacamole: Eat your Avocados

In case you haven’t realized, avocados are quite trendy now. The Central-American fruit is extremely popular with millenials, and has even been coined “America’s favorite fruit.” And it’s for good reason. Avocados are creamy and delicious, and they pair well with nearly every other food. But even more importantly, avocados are packed with vitamins and…

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Manage Hearing Loss

Most people gradually lose their hearing as they age. The process even has a name: presbycusis, which means the gradual, progressive inability to hear. It happens when the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, which pick up sound waves and send them as nerve signals to the brain, become damaged or die. These hair…

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