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.

September is Falls Prevention Month: How to Identify and Avoid Fall Risks

September 16, 2021

September is National Falls Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about falls and the steps we can all take to prevent them. Falls are particularly common — and dangerous — among adults over the age of 65. According to the National Council on Aging, one out of every four older adults will fall each […]

Happier and Healthier: New Study Reveals Benefits of Continuing-Care Retirement Communities

September 14, 2021

The Mather Institute recently released the latest report from its innovative 5-year Age Well Study. The Study provides further insight into the health and wellness of seniors living in continuing-care retirement communities (CCRCs). Building upon the first two years, Year 3 of the Age Well Study focused on the happiness and life satisfaction of residents […]

How to Compare Senior Living Options

September 4, 2021

Choosing a senior living community is one of life’s biggest decisions. You want to find the right community, one that not only provides high-quality care but also matches your lifestyle and preferences for amenities and services. As you begin to search, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed by all the options available. The truth is that […]

Is it the Right Time for Memory Care? 3 Signs to Look For

It’s not always easy to recognize when a loved one needs more help than can be provided at home, especially when they are diagnosed with the early stages of a progressive memory condition, like Alzheimer’s disease. That’s why it’s so important to watch for certain signs that may indicate it’s time to shift the care […]

What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

September 2, 2021

It’s a common question: What’s the difference between independent living and assisted living? While these two types of senior living may sound similar, there are some key differences to note. If you’re beginning to search for the right senior living option for yourself or a loved one, understanding the basics of independent and assisted living […]

5 Hobbies to Try in Retirement

August 31, 2021

After years of hard work, retirement is a well-deserved break and an opportunity to pursue the hobbies and activities that bring you joy. How do you envision spending your retirement years? If you’re looking for a little inspiration, here are some of the top hobbies to try in retirement: #1: Grow your green thumb Whether […]

3 Top Benefits of At-Home Care

August 27, 2021

Our homes provide a sense of comfort, familiarity, and stability. That’s why many older adults would prefer to “age in place” and continue living in their homes as long as possible. However, illnesses, injuries, and other health concerns can make it more challenging to safely age in place, especially for those who live alone. One […]

How Do Social Connections Support Healthy Aging?

August 26, 2021

Most of us know that regular exercise and eating a well-balanced diet are important for our overall health and wellness as we get older. But research is revealing that there’s another essential factor that influences healthy aging: our social connections. Having social support from family and friends is related to higher self-esteem, better mental health, […]