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    The Art Factory: Brandermill Woods' Residents Exercise Their Creative Side

    Creativity is one of the things that make us human. The impulse to creative something from nothing is as old as humanity, as proven by some recent news out of Indonesia. In 2017, an archaeologist was studying caves on the island of Sulawesi and discovered a new series of paintings dating back nearly 45,000 years.Lab testing recently confirmed the age of the artwork, and scientists believe it may be the earliest cave art ever created.   Read More...

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    Steady as She Goes: 4 Tips for Bath Safety Awareness Month

    With the new year (and a new decade) upon us, many people are choosing a word of the year, something to aspire to with the fresh start of a new calendar. Joy. Family.   Read More...

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    Decade’s End at Brandermill Woods

    Not only are we closing out another year but, somehow, another decade. With this New Year’s on the horizon, it feels like the future is truly here, the year people have been looking into crystal balls to ask, “What will the world look like in 2020?”Much has changed over the past 10 years at Brandermill Woods, but if this is the future, we’ll take it. Our organization is thriving after more than 30 years in operation, and we get up every day excited to redefine retirement for seniors in Central V...  Read More...

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    Healthy Holidays: 6 Ways Seniors Can Stave off Stress

    As the holidays approach, our lives often get busier. You may be cleaning and decorating your home for your family or friends to visit. You may spend extra time and money to find all of your grandchildren special gifts or cook your children’s favorite foods.On the flipside, the holidays may cause stress because the twinkle-light filled days remind you of someone missing from your life.   Read More...

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    Happy Thanksgiving from Brandermill Woods

    Singer Andy Williams may have called the Christmas season “the most wonderful time of the year,” but here at Brandermill Woods, we’re mighty fond of Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude. We have a lot to be thankful for, from our family and friends to our residents and our “work family.” Below are just a few words of thanks from our team and residents. We hope you all have a relaxing holiday full of fun, food, and fellowship!Thanks from Our Team…When we pause to reflect, we really do have a specia...  Read More...

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    7 Ways to Stay Healthier, Keep Moving this Winter

    It’s time for crisp fall mornings, warmer jackets and the need to switch the thermostat over to heat. Plan now to stay active and healthy in the winter months.Here at Brandermill Woods, we promote an active lifestyle, which doesn’t stop in the winter. The days are getting shorter, but that doesn't mean you have to stay in and stop moving.Try these seven tips for a healthier and more active winter:Get as much natural sunlight as possible.Schedule a walk with a friend on a regular basis.   Read More...

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