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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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How to Reduce Loneliness in Seniors During the Holiday Season

November is almost over, Thanksgiving is past, and we’re deep into holiday season now. From the chilly weather to the holiday decorations, you can feel the excitement of the holidays drawing near. Unfortunately, many seniors in assisted living communities and other long-term care facilities feel lonelier than ever at this time of year. Precisely during…

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Giving Tuesday

Every day is for gratitude, and every day is for giving. But just like we dedicate a day to thankfulness every year, we can also celebrate an annual day of charitable giving. That’s what Giving Tuesday is all about. The international day of giving comes on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, days…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Bridgeway Senior Living

We at Bridgeway Senior Living wish our residents a very happy Thanksgiving holiday, and a wonderful holiday season. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all we have to be thankful for in our lives. It’s important to practice gratitude every day—it’s scientifically proven that feeling gratitude on a regular basis greatly adds to our…

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