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What Discounts Are Available for Senior Citizens?

What Discounts Are Available for Senior Citizens?

One of the best perks of aging is the tremendous variety of discounts available to seniors for just about everything. From grocery stores and travel to retail and restaurants, the percentage of savings add up, and after all, you’ve certainly earned the discounts. And...

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Fun Things to Do in Winston-Salem

Fun Things to Do in Winston-Salem

According to the Forbes Best Places to Retire in 2022 list, Winston-Salem is one of their hot spots! That means it’s a thriving place full of attractions to be explored. The small-town-in-a-city environment boasts stand-out art, history, culture, food, and more. From...

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How to Improve Your Overall Health

How to Improve Your Overall Health

Maintaining a sound body and mind is crucial, no matter what your age may be. However, it’s a good idea for aging adults to assess their health with a primary care physician to explore ways to improve lifestyles, if needed. Being proactive is a good choice to avoid...

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Best Museums in Winston-Salem

Best Museums in Winston-Salem

Retirement may be the end of a long professional career season, but it’s the start of many exceptional adventures during your best years! One way to have some fun is by visiting museums in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This city is full of wonderful places to explore...

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Why Exercise Is Important for Seniors

Why Exercise Is Important for Seniors

As we embrace our golden years, the more proactive we are concerning the care of our bodies, the more leverage we have in living a vibrant, independent life. Factoring in the positives of how exercise is beneficial for our overall wellness and state of health is one...

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Coronavirus Updates

At Brookridge our priority has always been to keep our residents and staff safe. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 and its impact and have proactively taken steps as recommended by state and local health officials as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep our community, residents and staff safe.

We look forward to hosting you on our campus when we are once again open for tours, meals, activities and events. Thank you so much for your cooperation and understanding during this unprecedented challenge. We are all in this together – and together, we will get through it.

Updates

Reed VanderSlik COVID letter

Brookridge

  • Cumulative residents tested this week: 0
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: IL – 95 percent; health care – 98 percent
  • Cumulative employees tested this week: 52
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 112
    Due to  Forsyth County positivity rates, we are testing all unvaccinated staff twice a week.
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases:  No
  • Updates to visitation policies: We are limiting visitation to two family members per room, including children. If you are coming to visit, you MUST check in with security at the healthcare center. We will track the number of visitors in our facility at all times. Independent Living visitors must also check in with security. All visitors will be required to screen, perform hand hygiene, and wear a mask at all times. Masks are required in resident rooms and common areas. Please visit outdoors as weather permits. The Health Department is reminding you that COVID is running wild in our community. We must protect our susceptible residents.
  • Booster Clinic scheduled for November 9th, 2021. Independent Living Residents can come to the Game room from 2p-4p on 11/9/21. Healthcare residents will be vaccinated between 11/8/21 and 11/9/2021. We are continuing to obtain consents and declinations at this time. Please email Tatum Myers tmyers@brh.org with any questions.