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.

How to Help a Loved One Stay Motivated in Short-Term Senior Rehab

November 21, 2019

After experiencing an illness, injury, or surgery, we all need time to recover. Often, after an older adult spends time in the hospital, their doctor will recommend they stay in a short-term rehabilitation center before returning home. These short-term senior rehab centers are designed to help older adults regain strength and confidence in a supportive, […]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Recognizing the Signs of Alzheimer’s

November 19, 2019

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time to honor the millions of Americans affected by Alzheimer’s disease and advocate for awareness, education, and a cure. When the designation was first made in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, less than two million Americans were living with the disease. Today, more than five million people in the […]

5 Engaging Memory Care Activities

November 14, 2019

For older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, staying involved and engaged in meaningful activities is essential. Not only do activities stimulate the brain and help to reduce common dementia behaviors like wandering, but they may also boost mood and enhance one’s quality of life. In memory care assisted living communities, […]

Cold Weather Safety Tips to Remember

November 12, 2019

That chill in the air can only mean one thing: Winter is almost here! As the temperature drops in the winter months, we all need to take precautions to stay safe and healthy. Older adults, in particular, face a higher risk of injuries and health problems in the freezing weather, such as slips and falls, […]

How to Make the Most of Retirement Community Tours

November 7, 2019

Choosing a retirement community is no small feat. Moving to a community is an important and life-changing decision for older adults and their families alike, and it takes time and research to find the best fit. Faced with numerous options and choices, many people start the search online. But just as you can’t judge a […]

Visiting a Parent in Assisted Living: 5 Tips for a Memorable Visit

November 5, 2019

You spent hours researching, touring, and comparing senior living options before finding the right fit for your parent. Now that your mother or father has made the move to an assisted living community and settled in, it’s time to visit them in their new space for the first time. The first few visits with your […]

5 Tips for Making New Friends in Senior Living

October 31, 2019

We all need friends, at any stage of life. Research shows that having close friendships can positively influence our health and help us live longer, more fulfilling lives. This is because our tight circle of friends often plays a role in our health-related behaviors, from the type of exercise we do to the healthy diet […]

What Are “Activities of Daily Living?”

October 29, 2019

If you’re just starting to look for senior living options for a parent or loved one, you might come across some confusing terminology. Two acronyms you may see while researching senior living communities are activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). These terms are used by healthcare professionals to determine […]