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How Community Living Can Eliminate the Need for Winter Home Maintenance

While viewing a snow-covered lawn from your kitchen window may be among the benefits of home ownership, the prospect of dealing with home maintenance during this time of year isn’t.  As we get older, the everyday tasks associated with owning a home during the winter become increasingly labor-intensive, which can take a toll on us …

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4 Ways Community Living Leads to a More Active Lifestyle

It can be a challenge to get motivated to exercise and stay active when we’re in peak health, let alone as we get older. Health problems, new or persistent pain and worries about injury can lead to a more sedentary lifestyle in older adults. However, exercise is important for people of all ages. According to …

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Fall Festivities in Bloomington, Minnesota

Minnesota may have a reputation for winter weather, but the beautiful fall season is often overlooked. With Friendship Village of Bloomington’s close proximity to Minneapolis, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to celebrating fall. Fall in Bloomington, Minnesota Whether you want to enjoy the brilliant colors of the fall foliage or find a …

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Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How Respite Care Can Help

Caregivers need to take care of themselves, too. Thirty-six percent of caregivers describe their situation as “highly stressful” according to the “Caregiving in the U.S. 2020” report from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC). Stress, if left unchecked, can wreak havoc on your life and health. When it becomes overwhelming to the point …

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Friendship Village Receives Innovation Award from LeadingAge Minnesota

Friendship Village of Bloomington was recently recognized with a Stars Among Us Innovation Award for broaching what can be highly personal and sensitive topic among seniors – incontinence – in a fun, approachable way. “Health conditions that come with aging are sometimes difficult to talk about and people often feel alone as they deal with …

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Community Recognized Internationally for Excellence

Friendship Village of Bloomington has earned the ICAA NuStep Beacon Award, distinguishing it as one of the top 25 ‘Best in Wellness’ senior living communities in North America. Friendship Village is among those recognized as best-in-class for successfully fostering a wellness-centered environment to benefit all who live and work in their community. The award was …

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Friendship Village of Bloomington Breaks Ground on $114 Million Expansion

Friendship Village of Bloomington residents, team members, local dignitaries, and Lifespace home office leaders celebrated the groundbreaking on a $114.5 million expansion and redevelopment project. Currently home to more than 470 residents, the project will add a new independent living building with 93 apartments alongside a variety of services and amenities. Additionally, the 1.75-acre expansion will …

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