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 Adult Children Influence Mom and Dad’s Decision to Relocate to a Retirement Community out of State

August 13, 2010

More and more seniors are selecting and ultimately moving to a retirement community in a state other than where they currently reside. Not surprising, one major factor in this decision is the consideration of wanting to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Family is a huge pull on the emotional heartstrings. The opportunity to […]

All About Deb Price, LSW

August 12, 2010

Hello – we are so glad you stopped by the Bethany Village blog today. My name is Deb Price, and I am the social services supervisor in residential living at Bethany. That means I help our residents move through Bethany’s lifestyle options so they can remain as independent as possible. As a social worker, my […]

How to Help Your Parents Move to a Retirement Community: The Emotional Aspects of Downsizing

August 11, 2010

So your parent(s) have made the decision to move to a Retirement Community – a big step indeed. This decision in and of itself is a monumental one and no doubt as the son or daughter you were involved in the process. Now, it’s just a matter of packing and moving mom and dad to […]

All About Allyson B. Crawford

June 22, 2010

My name is Allyson and I’m what you could call a “professional blogger.” As journalism changes, we’ve got to stay one step ahead of the curve. These days, blogging is where it’s at. I’m new to the Bethany Village team and senior living in general. I’m a life-long Ohio resident and I’m full of “Buckeye State” […]

New to Bethany Village, Change Embraced

Trying anything new is terrifying, isn’t it? Sometimes change is forced on us and sometimes we’re lucky enough to make proactive choices about life before events are hoisted upon us. I’m new to Bethany Village and the Graceworks organization. I work in the marketing department and I get to write a lot of interesting content. […]

What Are You Laughing At?! Bethany Village Residents Enjoy Benefits of Laughter Club

February 15, 2010

Never underestimate the power of a good laugh.  We’ve heard this many times, yet the older we get, the harder it seems to be to laugh heartily, especially without prompting by a good joke or comedy routine.  We seek opportunities to laugh at or about something, rather than creating them.  Despite this habit, however, research […]

How to Know When Mom and Dad Need Help to Continue Living Independently

February 8, 2010

It's only natural for parents to want to live independently for as long as possible. As a son or daughter of aging parents, you can help them remain safe while maintaining their dignity and independence. The best defense is a good offense. When visiting your parents, be observant.  If you live far away, ask a […]

Caring for Aging Parents: How To Have “The Talk” With Mom & Dad

February 1, 2010

What do you do when you start noticing a decline in your parents’ health or living conditions? How do you approach one or both parents when a change in their living situation is inevitable? Having “the talk” can be awkward for both parents and their children alike. In a perfect world, plans and wishes have […]