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  • Memo Correction from Charmaine Preiss, Executive Director

    I apologize for any confusion we may have created in yesterday’s update regarding our independent living residents. All guidelines and restrictions are still in place. Please refer to the May 21, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE from Kristen Moore, sections Independent Living Screening and Leaving Campus/Shopping.Please note that on May 20, 2020 we added a new protocol for all independent living residents returning to the community.   Read More...

  • Status Update from Charmaine Preiss, Executive Director

    Today I need to share both good and bad news regarding the pandemic. I’m sorry to have to report that two of our residents recently passed away in local hospitals from complications related to COVID 19. Our heart goes out to their families and friends during this difficult time.   Read More...

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    ILU Covid Protocol Update – 5/15/2020

    Although the Governor implemented Phase 1 of re-opening on 5/15, this does not mean Brandermill Woods will be following the same guidelines. Many states place Senior Living Facilities into the last Phases of re-opening. Since we care for the population that is most at risk for complications from COVID-19, we need to be strategic, paced and deliberate in this decision for the safety of our residents and staff.  COVID-19 TestingMany residents and family members have asked about testing a...  Read More...

  • Status Update — A LETTER FROM CHARMAINE PREISS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    As we enter our third month of managing this pandemic, I wanted to share some encouraging news with you. As we noted, when we identified a positive test in our Haven’s facility, we made the decision to test all of our residents and staff in that building. I’m happy to report that all of the resident tests came back negative.   Read More...

  • Status Update – A LETTER FROM CHARMAINE PREISS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Despite all of our efforts to contain the coronavirus in a single facility, we have learned that one resident in The Haven Nursing community tested positive for COVID-19. I know this is frustrating news to hear and we all share that reaction. Unfortunately, senior living communities across the Commonwealth have been hit hard by this pandemic.   Read More...

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    For the Love of Gardening: Why Now’s the Perfect Time to Go for Green

    If you’ve always been a gardener, this spring you may have been surprised to find backorders through your favorite seed companies and crowded parking lots at your garden center. Gardening is experiencing an upsurge as Americans grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and search for fun and productive ways to use their time.According to Reuters, U.S. company Burpee sold more seed than at any time in its 144-year history in March.   Read More...

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