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Best Ways to Have Fun with a Senior in an Assisted Living Facility

According to a recent study, the number of seniors living in assisted care facilities number over 700,000. If you have a family member living in one of these facilities, you can still have fun and meaningful times with them by visiting them on a regular basis and participating in activities that they like. It’s also…

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The Best Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

This article was exclusively written by our friend Sharon Wagner of Seniorfriendly.ino, for our Bridgeway readers. Thank you Sharon! It’s become increasingly common for Americans to work into their 70s, well after the standard retirement age of 65, and there are many advantages. The added money a part-time job brings can help alleviate fears about…

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2018 Year in Review at Bridgeway Senior Living

2018 turning into 2019

What a year it’s been at Bridgeway Senior Living! We’ve welcomed new members to our Bridgeway family, said goodbye to proud rehab graduates who were ready to return home to independent living, and lived every day to its fullest. We’ve also grown the Bridgeway Blog, sharing with you valuable health information, news, and senior lifestyle…

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Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

senior women sitting at a lake on a cold winter day

As the excitement and hubbub of the holiday season draws to a close, many of us are more than ready for some peace and quiet. But along with that quiet often comes a feeling that things are, well, a little too quiet. Post-holiday blues are a common result of the transition from the busy, fun-filled…

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Perfect Health-Promoting Gifts for the Senior in Your Life

Senior health and wellness is a topic we care very much about here on the Bridgeway Senior Living blog. And since we love gifts, today we’ll talk about the best health and wellness gifts you can give your older loved ones this Christmas. The older we get, the more likely it is for health issues…

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Go Green for Heart Health

park bench among trees, grass, and lake

A study released earlier this month suggests that surrounding yourself with greenery may protect your heart. For years, experts have recommended you keep plants in your home, since they purify the inside air by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. Now, this study by Aruni Bhatnagar, at University of Louisville, shows that living in neighborhoods…

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Volunteering Provides Big Benefits for Seniors

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Volunteering is an enormously fulfilling way for retired seniors to spend their time, but did you know it also provides great health benefits? There are many forms of volunteering, including: Helping at soup kitchens or homeless shelters Sorting donated clothing Visiting home bound or sick individuals Helping at animal shelters Reading books to children at…

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