‘Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions’: International Day of Older PersonsToday marks a special occasion around the world. More than 25 years ago, the United Nations designated Oct. 1 as the International Day of Older Persons—a day to celebrate the contributions of the elderly to our society and to promote the “full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by older persons.”This declaration has its roots in the United Nations’ Unive... Read More...
In the recent film The Founder, Michael Keaton plays businessman Ray Kroc, who took the McDonald’s “speedy system” for producing fast food, franchised the operation and turned a local one-store operation into an international empire. The film opens with Kroc, middle aged in the mid-1950s, driving around to America’s diners and trying to sell a milkshake maker out of the back of his car.At that time, he’d built a comfortable life for himself, but a life on the road f... Read More...
September is National Self-Improvement month, giving us the opportunity to participate in a Twitter trend (#SelfImprovementMonth) and, more importantly, take some time to reevaluate our goals, create a plan for bettering ourselves, and take concrete steps toward achievement.Self-improvement is a concept as American as apple pie, going back to Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, where the famous scientist, entrepreneur and Founding Father laid out his 13 virtues and his methodical blueprint for be... Read More...
Retirement may seem a long way off, but at the rate time moves, it’s going to get here before you know it. At Brandermill Woods, we try to promote a new kind of retirement—one in which you are able to enjoy the benefits after a lifetime of labor, do the things you’ve always dreamed of, and connect with new friends. This lifestyle doesn’t happen by accident, and it doesn’t just apply to seniors in our independent living community. Read More...
August is Water Quality Month, a national celebration of our most important resource. On a macro scale – think urbanization, sanitation and sustainability – civilizations need water to survive, and in fact civilizations historically have sprung up near water sources: the Nile in ancient Egypt, the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in Mesopotamia, the Ganges in India.Here in Central Virginia, the James River flows just a few miles from Brandermill Woods as it heads into Richmond and on toward the easte... Read More...
One of the primary reason Central Virginia seniors choose to move into Brandermill Woods is for the lifestyle opportunities we provide. As a continuum of care retirement community, we offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled care options, allowing our seniors to stay in the community they know and love. And in every phase, we offer an unbeatable lifestyle, complete with dining, activities, classes, and the chance to make new friends and enjoy the retirement you’v... Read More...
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Midlothian, Virginia 23112
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Midlothian, Virginia 23112
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