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.

Celebrate Summer Safely: Warm Weather Tips for Seniors

July 8, 2021

Summer is a time for rest, relaxation, and fun in the sun. However, the extreme temperatures can also present several health risks, especially for older adults. Help the seniors in your life stay cool and safe this summer with these warm-weather tips: Practice Sun Safety Sun safety is important all year round. However, the risks […]

3 Reasons to Take a Break with a Respite Care Stay

July 7, 2021

Caring for a parent or older loved one is a selfless act that can be both rewarding and challenging. As a caregiver, it’s important to remember that you need to take time for yourself, too. When you’re overdue for a much-needed temporary break from the demands of caregiving, respite care offers a wonderful solution. During […]

5 Clubs to Join in Retirement Living

July 1, 2021

Staying social is essential for one’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being, at any stage of life. That’s why today’s retirement communities offer daily opportunities for residents to socialize, from events to dining to fun scheduled activities. One of the most popular ways for new residents to get involved after moving to a retirement community is […]

How to Make a New Space Feel like Home

June 29, 2021

Any move can be intimidating, but when it comes to moving into a retirement community, the added challenge of downsizing can make moving even more overwhelming. At Bethany Village, we want to help our residents make their new place feel like home as quickly as possible.   Here are four tips that will help make […]

What if Your Parents Need Different Levels of Care?

June 24, 2021

We all want the best for our parents, especially as they grow older. You might be prepared to find care for your parents when they need a little extra help, but have you considered what happens if Mom and Dad have different care needs? Senior care is a continuum, which means that your parents could […]

3 Ways to Ease the Transition to Independent Living

June 22, 2021

Moving from a long-time home to a new, easier-to-manage residence in an independent living community is a major transition for older adults. Like any big change or shift in life, relocating can be uncomfortable, even when you’re looking forward to all the amenities and benefits that come with independent living! Thankfully, there are many ways […]

What are the Best Pets for Older Adults?

June 17, 2021

Pets fill a very special role in our lives, providing companionship, joy, acceptance, and unconditional love. Interaction with animals can also offer significant mental, physical, and emotional health benefits for people of all ages, particularly older adults. Today, let’s take a look at the mutually beneficial relationship between pets and seniors. Pets and Health If […]

Dealing with the Emotional Side of Downsizing

June 15, 2021

There are countless benefits to moving to an Independent Living community, where retirees enjoy easier-to-manage living spaces and daily opportunities for fun with friends. However, the idea of the stress and effort involved in sorting through decades of memories and belongings can lead many older adults to delay the process of downsizing. There’s no need […]