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7 Ways The Bridges at Bent Creek Celebrates Senior Living

“Celebrated senior living.” What do those words mean to you? At The Bridges at Bent Creek, we believe it can mean anything you want. Freedom to do the things you love. The support you need in order to live independently. A caring community where you know you’ll always have a home. 

“Celebrating life and giving you the opportunity to live your senior years in the way you see fit is what we do at The Bridges at Bent Creek,” says Sarah Wiser, Marketing and Admissions Counselor at...

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A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Memory Care: Education for the Entire Family

If you’re a caregiver to a loved one with a dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, you know that there will come a time when your loved one needs more care than you can provide. Neurocognitive diseases such as dementia are progressive, which means that, eventually, around-the-clock care from professionals will be necessary for their health and safety. 

“Time and time again, we’ve spoken to family caregivers who feel that moving their loved one to a memory care community is giving...

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Beat the Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Seniors with Memory Loss

When you’re caregiving for a senior loved one with a dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, “summer fun” can be a loaded phrase. On one hand, the summer months are a perfect opportunity for your loved one to get out, enjoy fun activities and events and stimulate all five senses. On the other hand, summer can mean stress, worry and a lot of headaches for a caregiver who’s constantly worrying that their loved one won’t drink enough fluids, will wander out during the heat of the day, will get...

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Seven Reasons Aging Adults Should Go Outside More Often

Ever wish there was a magic pill you could take that would make you healthier and happier – just like that? Well, look no further! We know of a miracle cure that can help improve your mood, lessen pain, improve sleep and even strengthen relationships. And best of all – it’s completely free!

Sound too good to be true? Well, here’s the catch: you have to do a little work in order to reap the benefits of this magical cure-all. You’ll have to put on your shoes, lace them up, open your...

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Senior Health and Wellness: Nurturing the Mind, Body and Spirit

When we think of our senior years, many of us imagine all the things we want to learn, experience or do. What we don’t always think about is how accomplishing these things is contingent on staying healthy. Nobody likes to think about becoming frail or ill, but it’s important to recognize the challenges that age brings to our bodies – as well as what we can do to maintain our health and wellness throughout our senior years.  

“Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean your health...

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The Benefits of Engaging Activities and Programming in Senior Living

Your senior years are the perfect time to do the things you’ve always wanted to do. Travel, learn a new language, finally do some yoga. By moving into a senior living community, you also get the benefit of not having to do tedious chores like home upkeep, laundry or even grocery shopping. That means that you, really, have all your time to do exactly as you want. However, you need more than just time in order to live an engaged and fulfilled life in your golden years. 

“Having the time...

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10 Essential Tips for Selecting a Senior Living Community

Congratulations – you’ve made the decision to move into a senior living community! Now comes the really difficult part: choosing where to live. These days, it seems like there’s a senior living community opening on every corner, and all of them have different benefits, amenities, services … the choices are practically endless. Now what?

“Much like buying a new home when you were younger or moving out of your parent’s house for the first time, choosing a senior living...

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How Our Exclusive Memory Care Program Offers Peace of Mind and Security

Choosing to move into a memory care community – whether for yourself or a loved one – is a tough, life-changing decision. You may feel guilty because you wish to care for your loved one at home but simply can’t. You may feel anxious, worried about losing your independence and being in an unfamiliar place. You may feel despair, imagining a life where your loved one is shut away from the things they love. 

However, The Bridges at Bent Creek is here to tell you ... it doesn’t have to be...

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Why Personalized Supportive Care Is the Perfect Senior Living Alternative

Getting older isn’t always fun, especially if you or your aging loved one needs support in order to live the best life possible. In this situation, choosing a senior living community with a personalized approach can make a huge difference. By getting to know an individual’s preferences, interests, likes, dislikes and more, supportive staff learn who you are as a whole person ... not just as your care needs. 

“Personalized supportive care is becoming more and more popular in senior...

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The Bridges at Bent Creek: Offering Exceptional Senior Living to Cumberland County

When it comes to choosing senior living options, aging adults in Cumberland County have the opportunity to experience something different. Something that’s personalized, enriching and meaningful. Something we like to call Celebrated Senior Living ... and that’s exactly what you’ll find at The Bridges at Bent Creek. 

“If you’re looking for a unique personal care alternative, the Bridges at Bent Creek is waiting for you,” says Jodi Lomison, Director of Sales &...

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