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New Study Shows CCRC Residents ARE Happier and Healthier

by Brad Breeding from My LifeSite

I often talk and write about the many benefits that come with living in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or “life plan” community). Travelling to CCRCs across the U.S., I am fortunate to witness firsthand the ways so many of these communities enhance the lives of their residents, and also provide compassionate care if and when a resident has a health issue.

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Panel Discusses Quakerism as Broadmead Background

by a Broadmead resident

In late September, an audience that overflowed a special chair arrangement in the Auditorium, heard five Quaker residents discuss their faith, and the principles under which Broadmead was founded and continues to operate. The last such discussion was held five years ago.

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Residents Learn About the Past and Present of Native Americans in Maryland

by a Broadmead resident

The Multicultural Committee arranged a bus trip to the Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum [BAIC] on South Broadway in the city on September 20. Residents were hosted by three docents. In a presentation termed “Indian 101,” they shared numerous facts and history, after offering a greeting “Osiyo” [Hello, Welcome].

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Call and Response Storytelling Method Presented to Residents

by a Broadmead resident

One resident described the event as “brain aerobics” as many others enjoyed watching a presentation of the “call and response” African storytelling technique. With Mama Linda instructing, residents became part of the performance. She introduced songs she heard and learned as a child in Tennessee, inviting all to participate.

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Broadmead Resident Ross Jones Releases New Book

Say the name Elisabeth Gilman today and it is unlikely that anyone will show even a glimmer of response, other than “Elisabeth who?” A Broadmead resident has embarked on a path to change that and introduce Elisabeth to as wide an audience as possible.

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