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    ILU Covid Protocol Update - 03/13/2020

    In order to keep our vulnerable population from COVID-19 and per CDC recommendation all of Brandermill Woods (Independent and Health Care Facilities) is restricting visitation to essential medical staff/personnel only until the further notice.   Read More...

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    How Brandermill Woods is ensuring safety during the Coronavirus outbreak.

    In order to protect our vulnerable population from COVID-19 and per CDC recommendations all of Brandermill Woods (Independent and Health Care Facilities) is restricting visitation to essential medical staff/personnel only until further notice. We will be implementing the following protocol immediately and until further notice:We are restricting ALL visitors to our community unless medically necessary (i.e. home health assistance). Medically necessary visitors will be required to be screened...  Read More...

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    Celebrating Caregiver Appreciation Day

    March 3 was Caregiver Appreciation Day, and to celebrate we want to recognize the caregivers support group at Brandermill Woods. Organized by resident Margaret Fuson, this group offers a weekly respite for our residents who are caregivers—a chance to meet with other caregivers in the neighborhood, discuss issues they are facing, and work through the emotional challenges of being a caregiver.“The group has really been a lifesaver for some of the residents who needed to find a time to get away fro...  Read More...

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    ‘Move it or lose it’: Brandermill Woods Residents Enjoy Fitness Options

    If you visited the Brandermill Woods fitness center this spring, you’d notice something a little unusual: a giant map of the United States on the wall, with various names thumb-tacked along the Pacific Coast Highway and a print-out of resident names. This is all part of a current exercise tracking program whereby residents travel 1 mile for every 1 minute of exercise, with the goal of making it along five classic American road trips.“It’s a fun way to give residents ownership of their physical f...  Read More...

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    Age as a State of Mind: Is 60 the new 40?

    People have long commented that 40 is the new 30, but in recent years the question has become: Is 60 the new 40? Is 70 the new 50? The answer is yes!Sophia Loren once said, “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love.   Read More...

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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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