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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11 Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Seniors with dementia tend to withdraw from their loved ones and the things they used to love. But studies show staying engaged in life can help reduce the effects of dementia and improve quality of life. Here at Bridgeway’s outstanding memory care unit, we know how important it is to keep seniors with dementia active.…

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Seniors Need to Socialize

Many retired adults find themselves feeling bored and listless throughout the day. Joining a vibrant senior living community like Bridgeway of Bensenville can help with loneliness and atrophying mental capacity.  Social interaction has many benefits for seniors, particularly those retired or living alone. If you’re concerned about your elderly parent or loved one living alone,…

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