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The Cost of a CCRC/Life Plan Community vs. the Value to Residents

By Brad Breeding | MyLifeSite

A few weeks ago, I shared a blog post, which discussed some of the reasons why it is wise to make a move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC or life plan community) sooner rather than later. Among the advantages of moving to a CCRC/Life Plan Community sooner, it can be easier to get acclimated and settled in to a CCRC at a younger age, you can begin taking advantage of the many wellness programs that can improve your long-term health, and you can form relationships that will serve as a support system should health issues arise.

In the post, I also shared some of the common reasons that people give for putting off their move: feeling like they are too young, concerns about downsizing and getting rid of all of their “stuff,” and worries about long-term affordability and running out of money.

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Two Sunday Concerts in July

By a Broadmead Resident

Broadmead residents and guests were treated to two Sunday concerts in July. On Sunday, July 7 at 3:00 p.m. an ensemble, “Swamp Romp,” from The United States Army Band Pershing’s Own, performed traditional jazz and folk music from Louisiana. For two decades this group’s musical performances have supported recruitment and community outreach including national broadcasts on television and rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina.

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Annual Pollinator Garden Party Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

By a Broadmead Resident

The resident Nature Committee’s annual plant giveaway was enhanced this year in several ways that showcased the activities of the committee, as well as providing a social activity for attendees to enjoy. Beverages savored throughout the event were fruited water and sangria. Refreshments included candies in butterfly and flower shapes, as well as butterfly crackers with toppings. Afternoon shade provided a lovely setting for the event.

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Introducing LaShawna May, Broadmead’s new Talent Acquisition Manager

Broadmead is pleased to announce the addition of LaShawna May, our new Talent Acquisition Manager. In her new role, Ms. May is responsible for the recruiting and onboarding of talent for all departments throughout the Broadmead community, along with assisting in streamlining recruitment and retention processes.

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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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