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    Discover the Financial Benefits of Senior Living

    Seniors have spent their whole lives working, so retirement is meant to be a time to kick back and enjoy the golden years—discovering new hobbies, spending time with family and friends, and living each day to the fullest. All retirement requires some type of financial planning, and you want to make sure you invest wisely to make the most of your nest egg. Is a senior living community a good investment?   Read More...

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    3 Reasons Seniors Need to Socialize

    Wow, this year is going by fast at Brandermill Woods! Here we are already in July, and our friendly teams are juggling summer vacations, doing our best to stay cool in this blistering heat, and starting to plot out some of our fall social events.Many of our activities repeat from month to month—happy hours and movie nights, Bridge clubs and Mah Jongg games, Bible studies and pottery classes. But we also try to schedule a wealth of special events and off-site field trips, like trips to local park...  Read More...

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    Hot Summer Recipes to Stay Cool

    Summer conjures up many images: sunshine, beach vacations, lawn sprinklers, and hot, hot days. Summer is also the time when delicious fruits and vegetables are in season, from Carolina peaches to our very own Hanover tomatoes. In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of staying hydrated, but water isn’t the only way to keep cool and beat the heat.Below are a few tasty recipes from Brandermill Woods.   Read More...

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    Water Works: Stay Hydrated This Summer

    Late spring in Central Virginia recently had an unusual early heat wave with a week of 90-degree sweltering. These long hot days of summer might be good for backyard barbecues and lazy afternoons by the swimming pool, but they also pose myriad dangers, including the risk of skin cancer, heat stroke, and dehydration.When it comes to dehydration, there’s a miraculous chemical compound that can help: dihydrogen monoxide. Now, in some corners of the internet you might find paranoia about this chemic...  Read More...

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    5 Tips for Successful Spring Cleaning

    Spring is a time of renewal…lengthening days, flowers in bloom, greening lawns, yard sales, and outdoor activities. Perhaps because of this sense of renewal and energy—or maybe just the scrim of pollen that accumulates in April—spring is also the traditional time to give your home a good cleaning and de-cluttering.Seniors at Brandermill Woods enjoy our housekeeping services and maintenance-free exterior care so they can focus on enjoying the retirement lifestyle they’ve always wanted. But for th...  Read More...

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    Strokes Strike Fast. You Should, Too. What to Know for Stroke Awareness Month

    Imagine you’re out at dinner with some friends or your extended family. Everyone is having a good time—telling stories, laughing, catching up. Then someone at the end of the table gets a curious look on her face.   Read More...

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