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 Bring When Moving to a Retirement Community: A Packing Checklist

October 9, 2018

Downsizing is growing in popularity as many older adults seek to simplify their living situation and enjoy a more leisurely lifestyle throughout their retirement years. But for older adults moving from their longtime home to a smaller, easier-to-manage space in a retirement community, the downsizing process can be a challenge. With a lifetime of accumulated […]

Is Assisted Living Right for My Parent? What to Ask and Look for in the Assisted Living Search

October 4, 2018

Moving your parent or older loved one to an assisted living facility can be one of the best decisions you make for their overall happiness, health, and wellbeing. But once you’ve determined that it’s time for assisted living, the next important step is choosing the right community. With so many different types of communities available, […]

National Physical Therapy Month 2018: The Incredible Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

October 2, 2018

October is National Physical Therapy Month, led by The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The goal of Physical Therapy Month is to celebrate the positive impact of physical therapists and raise awareness about the many benefits of physical therapy treatment.   When most people think of physical therapy, they think about recovering from an existing […]

How Does Moving to a Retirement Community Make Seniors Happier?

September 27, 2018

Many adults want to remain in their homes as they grow older, but there comes a time when living at home may no longer be as comfortable, safe, or enjoyable as it once was. Moving to a retirement community gives older adults more than just a place to live, it can also lead to a […]

5 Therapeutic Activities for Seniors with Arthritis

September 25, 2018

According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 54 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with arthritis, an umbrella term referring to joint pain and joint disease. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, a condition which commonly affects older adults and is caused by the cartilage between joints wearing down over time. When osteoarthritis […]

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day: How Do Retirement Communities Help Prevent Falls?

September 20, 2018

Saturday, September 22nd is the first official day of the fall season, but it’s also the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging. As the leading cause of injury and accidental death among older adults over the age of 65, falls have rapidly become a serious public health […]

Long-Distance Caregiving for Aging Parents: How to Plan for the Future Together

September 18, 2018

Caring for an aging parent or loved one can be challenging, but it’s even more difficult when you live in another city or state. According to the National Institute on Aging, if you live more than an hour away from a person who needs your care, you’re a long-distance caregiver. Like local caregivers, long-distance caregivers […]

5 Signs It’s Time to Downsize Your Home

September 13, 2018

More and more older adults are choosing to downsize to an independent living community after retirement as a way to save money, free up time, and reduce the stress of owning a larger home. Are you wondering if you should follow the trend and move to a smaller, easier-to-manage space? Look for these clear signs […]