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Story Circles Facilitated By Jennifer Maraña

By a Broadmead Resident

People don’t have to be professional storytellers or to have memorized a story to tell in order to enjoy Story Circles. When the Multicultural Committee decided to adopt the idea of Story Circles from Friends School of Baltimore, our Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Jennifer Maraña, volunteered to facilitate. Residents enjoyed the second series of Story Circles held on three Tuesdays in October.

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Introducing Cindy Yingling, Broadmead’s new VP of Advancement and Communication

Broadmead is pleased to announce that Cindy Yingling has joined our community in August as the new Vice President of Advancement and Communications. In her new role, Cindy will be expanding upon the philanthropic culture at Broadmead and will identify opportunities for giving to support Broadmead’s strategic plan.

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New Writers Group leader is active in many genres

Maggie Babb, the new leader of the Broadmead Resident’s Writers Group, is a multi-genre artist who moved to Broadmead in May of 2018. A member of Hollowdeck Writers Guild in Maryland, she has hosted a monthly writers group, the Firedrake Writers, for 11 years. She says she writes poetry, her primary love, to make sense of the world.

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Life Plan Communities Help Seniors Stay Active for a Healthier Life

By Brad Breeding | September 16th, 2019

A new study was released last month by researchers out of Norway that looked at whether physical activity and sedentary time were correlated with an increased risk of an early death. The research team analyzed data from eight previous studies done in Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the U.S., which looked at a total of 36,383 people who were at least 40 years old and with a mean age of 62.6. The participants in the studies that were analyzed were tracked over an average of 5.8 years.


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Jerrell Fleming named Executive Chef

By Jackie Mintz

Broadmead assistant executive chef, Jerrell Fleming, was recently promoted to Executive Chef, the position vacated by Dan Hall’s appointment as Director of Dining & Hospitality. A veteran chef with over a dozen years of experience at Broadmead, Jerrell comes to the position with considerable knowledge of and familiarity with the needs of food service at Broadmead, its staff, and the residents. Although administrative responsibilities will take up much of his time, he hopes and plans to spend as much time as possible on his first love: cooking.

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