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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Volunteer Spotlight: “The ReRun Shoppe”

The ReRun Shoppe is Bridgewater Home Auxiliary’s thrift store located in the lower level of Assisted Living at Bridgewater Retirement Community. The Shoppe is open to BRC residents and the community-at-large on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Shoppe is always looking for volunteers that enjoy the thrill of working in… Read more »

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Construction Update – March 2018

The ground is moving and buildings are transforming! We are excited to see the transformation starting to take place on our campus. We are beginning to see cinderblocks emerge from the ground as construction begins on BRC’s newest apartment building, The Grove. The Houff Community Center and Assisted Living entrances have been transformed as they… Read more »

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Start Thinking Spring

One of the benefits of living in Virginia is the change of seasons. The summer brings hiking, boating, and trips to the beach. The autumn colors in the Shenandoah Valley attract fans from all over the country. Our mild winters bring snow, holidays, and cozying up to the fire. And then spring arrives! In addition to… Read more »

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Get Your Motor Running

By: Nicole Yeago, Director, Genesis Rehab at Bridgewater Retirement Community Winter is a time of year that, for the most of us, will slow our motors down. Time changes, darkening our days much sooner than we are ready for, and shortening our very busy day. The weather changes, and for a lot of us, we… Read more »

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