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Introducing Broadmead’s New Director of Dining & Hospitality, Dan Hall

Broadmead is pleased to announce our new Director of Dining and Hospitality, Dan Hall! In his new role, Mr. Hall, who previously held the position of Executive Chef, will now take charge of numerous responsibilities, from budgeting and order processing, team management, and resident communication, among many other tasks in the Dining and Hospitality department.

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Research Continues to Find Benefits of Retirement Communities

By Brad Breeding | MyLifeSite

Are you on the fence about whether you think living in a retirement community (such as a continuing care retirement community [CCRC] or “Life Plan” community) is right for you? Do you think remaining in your current home is the better path to happiness during your retirement years? If you fall into either (or both) of these categories, this post is for you!

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Welcome to New Resident, Susan Saunders

By Kathleen Truelove

Susan Saunders is a woman of varied talents. She has been a magician’s assistant, an amateur ballerina, and a social worker using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with her clients.

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Broadmead Welcomes New Resident Colleen Hurt

By Kathleen Truelove

Southwestern Virginia native Colleen Hurt is a friendly woman who enjoys meeting new people and getting to know them. She has found Broadmead welcoming and looks forward to participating in activities here, including exercise and Tai Chi.

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Happiness and disposition go together. Are they controllable?

By Sue Baker

Dr. Karen Schwartz, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, put a positive spin on the subject of happiness when she spoke to residents in May. Happiness versus misery depends on one’s disposition, she said, and she assured a rapt audience that although one’s disposition is greatly affected by genetics, it can definitely be influenced by the choices made by an individual.

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