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    Tech Savvy: What Seniors Need to Know

    Seniors today grew up in a much different world. Sure, electricity and running water may have been old news by the time they were born, but a black and white television was a modern miracle. Long-distance communications still consisted primarily of the telephone, telegraph, or tell your neighborhood gossip.   Read More...

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    What Does “Person-Centered Care” Really Mean for Senior Living?

    Here at Brandermill Woods, we’ve made it our mission to redefine retirement and provide a different kind of senior living community. A place where seniors in Central Virginia can feel at home and enjoy all the activities they dreamed of after their working years. Where they can make new friends and have a new adventure every day.   Read More...

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    Brandermill Woods Recognizes Alzheimer’s Awareness All Year Long

    June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and pledge support for the 47 million people around the world who are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The Alzheimer’s Association has a number of activities and ways you can help, including wearing purple on June 21, which is the summer solstice. The Association is also encouraging people to sign up for fundraising activities on “The Longest Day.”“Because we serve seniors in Central Virginia, we’re in tune with...  Read More...

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    The Life You Save May Be Your Own: Stroke Awareness Month

    Strokes are one of the most important occurrences people should be aware of. The CDC estimates that more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke every year—and that roughly 140,000 stroke victims die. Virtually all of us know someone who will have a stroke, so knowing how to prevent and care for a stroke can be life-saving.“About one in 20 deaths in the United States is due to a stroke, but not everyone knows what to look for or how to recognize one when it occurs,” said Mira Pallotta, Executive Di...  Read More...

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    An Ounce of Prevention: Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    It was a long winter here in Central Virginia, so everyone at Brandermill Woods is excited by the spring weather. Our residents may not have to worry about lawn maintenance, but they love to get out for exercise and activities. But with the sunlight and outdoor fun comes the risk of UV rays damaging our skin.   Read More...

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    Celebrating the Tenure at Brandermill Woods

    We’re always striving to provide the best experience for our residents—a vibrant community where everyone gets to know each other, enjoys a full calendar of social activities, and lives the retirement they’ve always imagined. One major key to our success is our team of professionals, from our chef to our nurses to our administrators.We believe we’ve got some of the best people in the business, many of whom have been with us for years if not decades. In fact, we recently a...  Read More...

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