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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Change of Venue – Huffman Health Center Rededication on Sunday, May 1

OFFICIAL  NEWS  RELEASE! Huffman Health Center Rededication  on Sunday, May 1 CHANGE OF VENUE Due to inclement weather predictions Service of Rededication will now be held in Lantz Chapel on Homeview Drive at Bridgewater Retirement Community and will begin at 2:30 p.m.   The reception scheduled to  follow the service has been moved  to June’s Cafe… Read more »

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