Bethany Village residents enjoying a cup of coffee and a laugh
Bethany Village residents enjoying a cup of coffee and a laugh

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Bethany Village is an active, vibrant and engaging senior living community. Stay up to date on our latest news and events, informational articles and major organizational announcements by visiting this News page often.

What to Ask When Touring Independent Living Communities

August 12, 2019

More and more retirees are choosing to downsize from their larger homes to independent living communities, which allow them to live in a place that meets their needs while maximizing their independence. While there are many advantages to moving to independent living, here are some of the top reasons retirees are deciding to move to […]

Friendship Force Tokyo Visits Bethany Village

August 9, 2019

Friendship Force Dayton in part of Friendship Force International. Friendship Force is an international non-profit organization in more than 60 countries that promotes global friendship and goodwill. The group strives to “experience different views, discover common ground” with individuals of other cultures. On Friday, August 9, 2019 a delegation of Japanese individuals visited Bethany Village. […]

Back to School at 65: How Lifelong Learning Leads to Healthy Aging

August 8, 2019

You don’t have to dig very deep in the news to read that staying active and keeping your brain sharp can help improve our mental and physical health as we age. Many seniors in retirement communities are accomplishing both through lifelong learning. Our retirement years can take on richer meaning when we engage in lifelong […]

Ask the Expert: How to Find and Choose an Assisted Living Community for a Parent

August 5, 2019

If your parent or older loved one needs a little extra help with daily tasks, it might be time to consider assisted living. In an assisted living community, residents live independently but receive assistance with daily activities like medication management, grooming, bathing, and getting dressed. When it comes to finding and choosing an assisted living […]

Maintaining Friendships When Moving to Senior Living

August 1, 2019

Moving to independent living in a senior living community is an exciting time for older adults. With a new, maintenance-free home or apartment, easy-living lifestyle, and amenities and activities always on hand, independent living residents can experience the relaxing retirement they always dreamed of. However, one thing older adults might worry about when moving is […]

The Benefits of Meditation for Older Adults

July 30, 2019

You may have heard that meditation is good for you. But what exactly is meditation, and how can it contribute to healthy aging? Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of meditation for older adults. What is meditation? Meditation has been around for centuries. It is well studied and practiced around the world by […]

Bethany Village Named Employer of Choice

July 26, 2019

Centerville, Ohio (July 26, 2019) – Bethany Village, a large retirement community,has earned the distinction of Bronze Employer of Choice. More than 600 individuals work at Bethany Village. Sponsored by Graceworks Lutheran Services, Bethany Village is recognized as one of Centerville’s largest employers. LeadingAge is the advocate of non-for-profit services for older Ohioans. The organization […]

Ask an Expert: Easing the Transition to Independent Living

July 25, 2019

Moving can be difficult at any stage of life, but it can be particularly daunting for older adults who have lived in the same home for many years. The emotional side of downsizing from a longtime home can keep older adults from moving to a smaller, easier-to-manage home that supports their ideal retirement lifestyle. Additionally, […]