What You Need to Know About Upcoming Changes to Nutrition Labels

Nutrition Labels Changing next year… Watch the national news. So, who knew that an occasional Snickers bar is really two sneaky bars in one wrapper?  Don’t believe it? Look at the portion size listed on the wrapper, and when you “eat the whole thing” multiply the calories by two. Yipes!  And a bigger insult, a… Read more »

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The Grove Future Residents “Celebrate Something New”

On June 13th, 2017,  Bridgewater Retirement Community hosted an exclusive dinner for future residents of The Grove & their friends to “Celebrate Something New”. The dinner was held at The Meeting House at Bluestone Vineyard. Future residents enjoyed an amazing four-course meal prepared especially for them by Chef Raquel Williams and her catering team. Future… Read more »

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Three Limited-Time Incentives Available at The Grove

Reservation Incentives Available at The Grove  Reserve one of the first 24 apartments at The Grove and select one of the following incentives FREE: ·       2 FREE months of your Monthly Service Fee ·       $5,000 worth of upgrades to your new home (flooring, appliances) ·       Transitions Package: Take the stress out of the transition to your… Read more »

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Call for Junior Volunteers

Calling All SUPERHEROES! Bridgewater Retirement Community’s 2017 Junior Volunteer Program is accepting applicants. Use your time this summer to make an Impact! Be a HERO! ✓ Are you age 12-18? ✓ Do you want to learn more about the health care field? ✓ Do you want to make a difference in your community? ✓ Are you… Read more »

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The baby-boom generation expects to redefine retirement

A national survey of 1,000 persons by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate found that 57 percent of boomers plan to leave their current homes when they retire. But nearly three-quarters of boomers, 72 percent, say they will retire in the state where they currently live. “For me, I think retirement is the change in… Read more »

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Vote for Bridgewater Retirement Community in the Senior Living Awards

Please vote for Bridgewater Retirement Community in the OurHealth Charlottesville & Shenandoah Valley’s 3rd Annual Senior Living Awards! Vote here: https://ourhealth.typeform.com/to/jGzioN Polls are open for 60 days, through March 31st. Award winners will be announced in the July/August issue of OurHealth Charlottesville & Shenandoah Valley magazine, online and via social media. Vote here: https://ourhealth.typeform.com/to/jGzioN

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Virginia Ranked #1 State for Retirement

Virginia, one of just 12 states with no grade lower than a C, was a standout in the community quality of life and financial categories, displayed by a high median income relative to the national average, a low cost of living, healthy private sector retirement assets, and a below-average tax burden. “The retirement environment seeks… Read more »

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Medicare Makes It Easier For Persons Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Medicare makes it easier for physicians to provide critical care and support services for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease  The Alzheimer’s Association is celebrating an important milestone for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time people living with Alzheimer’s disease will have access to care planning with a medical professional…. Read more »

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Tips To Make A Visit The Doctor Easier

Concerned about Memory Problems in a family member?  Tips to make a visit the doctor easier. By Annie Marrs, LCSW, Family Services Director, Alzheimer’s Association Whether you are a current caregiver or you are concerned that someone you love is showing possible signs of memory or cognitive impairment – initiating a doctor’s visit can be… Read more »

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