BRIDGE SENIOR LIVING BLOG

The Bridge Senior Living blog provides information on a variety of topics for seniors, their families, caregivers and professionals, allowing them to stay up to date on our communities, industry trends, news, resources and more.

Bridge Senior Living Communities Earn U.S. News & World Report Best Senior Living Ratings June 20, 2022

We are thrilled and honored to announce that 11 of our Bridge Senior Living communities were recognized by U.S. News & World Report as part of the magazine’s inaugural Best…

6 Easy Activities to Help Seniors Stay Socially Engaged June 10, 2022

Bingo nights, impromptu barbecues, a walk with friends - such seemingly simple, routine social activities are actually vitally important to maintaining our mental, physical, and emotional health especially as we…

How to Lead a Leader April 1, 2022

Written by: Bob Goyette, COO of Bridge Senior Living There is so much literature on how to lead. If you are like me, you have a lot of those books…

5 Ways Caregivers Can Avoid Burnout March 9, 2022

Caring for someone you love in their time of need is a natural reaction. Love is, after all, more of a verb than a noun. In certain seasons of life,…

Two Hearts Are Better Than One March 9, 2022

Would you care for some stone soup? If that odd terminology rings a bell, chances are that somewhere in your grade school career you learned the centuries-old folk tale titled,…

Life at Bridge: Services + Care February 17, 2022

Making What Matters Meaningful Over the course of our lives, we all set basic standards for what we’re willing to accept regarding, well, just about everything. From trivial things like…

There Is No Age Limit on Getting Fit and Feeling Great January 27, 2022

Well, here we are. A few weeks into a new year when so many self-made promises of “a new year, a new me” have been overpowered by a pint of…

7 healthy holiday tips for seniors December 16, 2021

The holidays are here, and with them come opportunities for festivities and celebrations. They can also be a time of undue stress and expanding waistlines. As you begin making plans…

Successful Aging – Combating Social Isolation and Loneliness May 13, 2021

Warding Off Loneliness During A Socially Isolate Time With quarantine protocols in effect for the nation for over a year, the prolonged effects of social isolation on our seniors has…

Funding Your Senior Living Lifestyle February 27, 2021

The first questions that come up when considering a move to senior living typically relate to cost and how to fund the new residence. Senior living communities typically offer a…

When Is the “Right Time” for Senior Living? February 27, 2021

Everyone ages, but we all age differently. Some of us are energetic and spry at 92, while others who are 15 years younger may have numerous physical maladies that require…

Senior Driving Safety February 27, 2021

It’s no secret that as we age – and particularly as we reach our senior years – we experience some decline in coordination, reflexes and spontaneous decisionmaking. Although modest declines…

The Move to Senior Living: a Family Decision February 27, 2021

When a loved one needs to move to a senior living environment due to age-related issues, the Family is often the driving force behind such a transition. This is true…

The Social Side of Senior Living February 27, 2021

The process of aging is more than physical; it contains a significant mental omponent as well. Those interested in aging gracefully and with as much independence as possible are well…

Time For a Loved One To Consider a Senior Living Community? Check With Their Pet. February 27, 2021

A loving pet is more than a best friend to an older person. Often a loyal pet is the only fulltime companion that person has. To be sure, a pet…

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