TODAY’S active and engaged senior citizen is looking to make the most of their retirement years. As a result, seniors are continuing their education, volunteering and traveling. In a region that is already brimming with gorgeous scenery, golfing, many heritage and cultural sites, plus other outdoor activities and opportunities to get involved, seniors will continue to play an active role in the community.
Bedford County is home to several truly excellent institutions to help seniors as their independence level changes. These facilities offer a robust range of care options from independent living in the form of an apartment or cottage, assisted living with a supervised level of care, to 24-hour skilled nursing care available for those with the greatest needs.
Homewood at Spring House Estates continues to grow. The recently completed Victoria House is not only a beautiful addition to their campus, the personal care facility expanded the range of their care options from independent living to assisted and skilled care. Homewood at Spring House Estates offers cottages and apartments. Their modern amenities and spacious facilities combined with quality care create a top-notch experience.
Community LIFE provides in-home personal care services empowering older adults to remain at home. Their Health and Wellness Center on Lincoln Highway can serve approximately 150 seniors in Bedford County. The Health and Wellness Center offers primary care, nursing, physical therapy, social work and recreational activities, as well as transportation to the center and all medical appointments.
Graystone Court is a senior living community offering luxury one and two bedroom apartments for the 55+ crowd. Other fine local care facilities include Colonial Courtyard and Pennknoll Village.
All of our local facilities have done impressive jobs during the difficult circumstances brought on by the pandemic – fighting to keep our senior population safe. They truly are heroes.