The concept for Bridgewater Retirement Community started in 1958 through a special report that was presented at the Church of the Brethren District Conference on “Brethren Ministry to the Aging.” Through this presentation, the Home for the Aging committee was formed and plans were put in place to develop Bridgewater Home of the Aging, Inc. After many years of planning, hard work, and dedication, on May 1, 1965, Bridgewater Home for the Aging opened its doors with seven staff members and nine residents. By October, all 60 beds were occupied and more names were on the waiting list.

Today, Bridgewater Retirement Community is located on about 90 acres within the Town of Bridgewater in Rockingham County, Virginia. It is home to about 550 residents in four levels of living: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Support, and the Nursing Households which offer both long term care and rehab.

BRC Village, for independent living, offers 269 homes in a variety of styles and sizes. There are 69 Assisted Living apartments. Two Memory Support households contain a total of 29 rooms, four large enough to accommodate couples. The Huffman Health Center is home to six nursing households licensed for up to 127 residents.

Our Mission

Promoting an Engaging Lifestyle within our Compassionate Community

Our Vision

Enhance and Energize Healthy Living