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.

3 Benefits of Pet Therapy in Retirement Communities

February 1, 2018

It’s no secret that interacting with animals is good for our health. Research finds that even just 15 minutes spent with a pet can boost our body’s production of the “happiness” hormones serotonin and oxytocin, which help reduce stress and lower blood pressure. For this reason, pet therapy has become a popular program in many […]

Get a Better Night’s Sleep with these 4 Expert Sleep Tips for Seniors

January 30, 2018

According to the National Institute on Aging, insomnia is the most common sleep problem in older adults over the age of 60. Insomnia may contribute to irritability, stress, high blood pressure, and even serious health problems like heart disease and strokes. Fortunately, the most common causes of insomnia can be easily addressed with a few […]

Graceworks at Home: February is American Heart Month

January 25, 2018

February is American Heart Month Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and […]

Tips for Settling Into Assisted Living

Today’s assisted living communities offer safe and convenient living options for older adults. If you’re planning on downsizing to an assisted living community, you may be wondering how to arrange and decorate your new home. As you settle into assisted living, follow these four guidelines to ensure your new living space is both comfortable and […]

4 Benefits of Music Therapy for Seniors

January 23, 2018

We have all experienced music’s ability to bring cheer, evoke memories of the past, and provide comfort. For years, people have benefitted from music therapy, which uses musical interventions to address physical, cognitive, and emotional issues in people of all ages. In many retirement communities, music therapy programs are offered to help older adults deal […]

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

January 18, 2018

Ice, snow, and cold temperatures make the winter months tough for everyone. But for older adults, the winter months can be particularly dangerous. Stay safe this season with these cold weather safety tips for seniors. Staying warm Winter’s bitterly cold temperatures put seniors at risk for hypothermia, which occurs when one’s body temperature drops to […]

Planning for Your Short-Term Rehab Stay

January 16, 2018

Following an elective surgery such as a hip or knee replacement, your doctor may suggest you stay in a short-term rehab center to continue your recovery. Most rehabilitation centers will allow you to pre-book a room, giving you the opportunity to plan your stay well in advance. Be informed about your short-term rehab visit with […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Downsizing to a Retirement Village

January 11, 2018

If your older loved one is relocating from a large home to new space in a retirement village, downsizing can make the transition easier. However, downsizing is often a daunting and emotional task for older adults and their families. As you prepare for the move to a retirement village, here are some top strategies to […]