Volunteer Spotlight: Sunday Evening Vespers Volunteers

At Bridgewater Retirement Community, we strive to give a holistic approach to retirement living. The spiritual dimension, along with the physical, emotional and mental dimensions, helps make us who we are and to define why we live the way we do. Weekly Sunday evening Vespers services located in our Lantz Chapel are led by our… Read more »

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Hidden Treasures

When anyone asks me what the best thing about Bridgewater Retirement Community is, I reply without hesitation, “our residents!” It’s the people here that make Bridgewater a special place. This meditation by our Director of Communications, Lev Norford, is proof of that. In it, she talks about the small and unexpected surprises that enrich our… Read more »

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Cottage Gifts: Volunteers Still Needed

Cottage Gifts has a NEW look, NEW merchandise and is seeking some NEW volunteers. Cottage Gifts is currently recruiting volunteers for Cashier, Display Setup and Advertising Helpers. If any of these opportunities interest you please contact, Laura Ipock Powell at 540-828-2682 or Lipock@brcliving.org

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Growing the Grove – A progress update on our newest addition

Our residents may have noticed Bridgewater is abuzz with activity, and we’re not just talking about spring birds and blooms. The Grove at Bridgewater is under construction, and we thought we’d give you an update on how it’s coming. These pictures may not look like much to the uninitiated, but to us, they’re very exciting…. Read more »

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BRC’s Evening of Gratitude Photos

Supportive friends and Bridgewater Retirement Community family, delicious food and drinks, jazzy music, and a magnificent sunset outside the windows of a beautiful ballroom sounds like a fairy tale evening. And it was, for those who gathered to enjoy our Evening of Gratitude event, sponsored by Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation. Members of the Campaign Cabinet for the Building… Read more »

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Building Connections Challenge Gift

Have you visited Bridgewater Retirement Community recently? If you have, then you saw that some big changes are taking place. We are so excited to be four months into our Assisted Living construction project. When we finish in 2020, we will have expanded and renovated Assisted Living and added a new memory support house. The Building… Read more »

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Getting Outside at Bridgewater Retirement Community

Last month we discussed spring cleaning and home maintenance. Now that those chores are done (right?), it’s time to enjoy the warm weather and get outside! Here at Bridgewater Retirement Community, we love the outdoors. Surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, we are constantly beckoned by the temperate weather to go al fresco. Here… Read more »

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Volunteer Spotlight: Yard Sales at the Barn

BRC’s newest thrift shop is located at 100 Virginia Avenue and fondly referred to as “The Barn.” The former Bridgewater Rescue Squad building is now used by BRC for maintenance and by the Bridgewater Village Residents’ Association (BVRA) for their fundraising sales. Volunteers work on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to… Read more »

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