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    The Big Move- Now or later?

    You love your house, you are proud of it, you like the neighborhood you live in but the idea of moving to a care-free smaller home, condo or apartment is becoming more and more appealing. You know you will want to move or have to move from the house at some point. The question is do you make that move now or later?There are a number of reasons why now might just be the best time.   Read More...

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    Expansion Completed: Brandermill Woods’ Year-in-Review

    We’ve reached the end of another exciting year at Brandermill Woods. Perhaps our biggest milestone in 2017 was completing our four-year expansion project—a major investment in our community that offers our residents a wealth of new amenities and upgrades while preserving the small-town feel that we all cherish. The expansion includes a gorgeous new wellness center, additional dining options, events and activities spaces, and 93 new apartments for seniors to choose from.“This expansion project is...  Read More...

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    Connect with Someone by Writing a Letter

    In his great novel, Howard’s End—a book filled with characters writing letters to each other—E.M. Forster writes, “Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon.   Read More...

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    What We’re Thankful for at Brandermill Woods

    Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays – a restful time all about family and food, without the madness of shopping, costumes and the like. We’ve got a lot to be thankful for here in Central Virginia. Above all else, we’re thankful for our seniors and their families for giving our lives purpose.With that in mind, we recently asked some of our residents what they’re most thankful for.   Read More...

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    Resident Carl Rhodes Featured on Virginia Currents

    This past weekend Virginia Currents shared the story of Brandermill Woods resident, Carl Rhodes and his endurance and will to stay active despite having Parkinson’s. To see the segment on Carl, fast forward to 11:13 in the clip and learn about the different approaches that have helped him cope with Parkinson’s symptoms.   Read More...

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    Caregiving 101: 4 Tips for New Caregivers

    November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. Here at Brandermill Woods, we are a continuum of care community, and our nursing staff in our health care center and assisted living communities serve as caregivers for our residents.But caregiving often starts well before assisted living—usually with a family member or private caregiver in the home. Family members serving as caregivers have a big job, and our hat is off to caregiver...  Read More...

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