Bridgeway News Bulletin
— Bridgewater, Hillsborough, New Jersey
On Saturday, October 15, Bridgeway Senior Healthcare (BSH) teamed up with Alzheimer’s New Jersey in the Walk® to Fight Alzheimer’s 2022. It was a beautiful and crisp autumn morning that brought out people of all ages, and even pets, to Duke Island Park in Bridgewater to get outdoors and enjoy an upbeat day dedicated to the awareness of an important cause.
The BSH team, which consisted of 30 members including some families and residents, raised more than $7,000 for Alzheimer’s New Jersey®.
Funds raised through Bridgeway’s team page support programs and services including Helpline, Care Consultations, the Respite Care and Wellness program, Family Support Groups, Always Safe®, and Clinical Trial Connections®. New Jersey residents rely on Alzheimer’s New Jersey® for personal and confidential assistance, guidance, relief from caregiving, emotional support and education, safety awareness, and clinical trial opportunities, as they face the emotional and financial challenges of Alzheimer’s disease that can often be overwhelming.
House of Bloom, a family owned and operated business located in Raritan, donated the delivery fee for flowers sent to any Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation or Avalon Assisted Living building again this year. Dominick’s Pizza Shoppe in Somerville donated pizzas again this year as well, which were available for staff and residents to enjoy for a small donation to Alzheimer’s New Jersey®. BSH was a Road Runner sponsor for the event.
“In 2023, we would like to team up with even more local businesses to build more awareness through in-kind sponsor contributions like House of Bloom and Dominick’s Pizza Shoppe,” said Jennifer Furman, Director of Community Relations and Marketing at BSH. “We would like to thank everyone who walked with us and donated to this worthy cause. Our Bridgeway and Avalon Memory Care Villages focus on providing safe programs for those who need extra memory care support, but we want to do more! That’s why we walk.” To team up with BSH for the 2023 Walk® to Fight Alzheimer’s, contact Furman at (908) 927-0306, x703.
Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is a cause that is especially near and dear to both Bridgeway and Avalon. The Generations Village, available at Avalon Bridgewater, Avalon Hillsborough and Bridgeway at Hillsborough, offers specialized memory care programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other memory impairments. This is a highly personalized treatment program that recognizes the unique issues facing each individual. The staff is trained to provide care in an environment that is not only safe and secure, but attentive and holistic. These memory care and Alzheimer’s programs focus on enriching the lives of the residents and go above and beyond to meet the spiritual, psychosocial and emotional needs of every resident, their families and friends by recognizing that all are impacted by dementia, or other memory-related diagnosis. The Memory Care program at Avalon Hillsborough will be growing greatly as a result of the expansion that is underway and scheduled for completion early in 2023.
About Bridgeway Senior Healthcare
Established in 1981, Bridgeway Senior Healthcare is a family owned and operated company that is committed to providing a continuum of comprehensive healthcare services to patients and residents no matter where they are in life. Since quality measures have been reported, its communities have consistently achieved a CMS 5-Star rating for Quality of Care, and ongoing excellent ratings for staffing of licensed nurses and certified nurses aides. Bridgeway has received Newsweek’s and U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes awards. In 2020, 2021 and 2022, it was recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in New Jersey. To learn more, visit www.BSHCare.com.