Bickford of Bloomington

Independent & Assisted Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Bloomington, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized independent living and assisted living services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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We look forward to Spring coming this month and enjoying more activities outdoors!
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We are super excited for our Casino Day and St. Patrick's Day coming up in March! We are also excited to welcome back 30 Fingers on the 25 and Dallas Stamberger on the 13th!
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We are compiling items for Life Song Baskets for our residents on Mary B's. If you have some items to add to your loved ones Life Song basket, be sure to bring it into the LEC so it can be added to their basket.
02-08-2019
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Patriots fans were on one side of the TV and Rams fans sat on the other side and there was some fun bantering going back and forth with lots of laughter!
02-08-2019
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The residents enjoyed the commercials and the game!
02-08-2019
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We had a lot of fun at our super bowl party!
02-08-2019
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Hey Everyone, If you are looking for a place to watch the game we will have it on here at Bickford in Bloomington!
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We had Hawaiian bowling and a tropical ping pong toss!
01-26-2019
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We had a lot of food and drink and everyone was enjoying each others company!
01-26-2019
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Lots and Lots of dancing!
01-26-2019
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We had Hula dancing!
01-26-2019
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We had an amazing time at our Luau party on Thursday.
01-26-2019
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If you are interested please stop in and sign your name to our survey!
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Come Join us and Hula the winter chill away!
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He celebrated Hat Day on Thursday. Hat Day is one of Pearl's Passions here at Bickford Senior Living. Linda, who is always looking for a reason to smile, decorated a hat for the day and wore it all day long, along with her infectious smile! :)
01-14-2019
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Joey, Marlene's dog really enjoyed the one man band!
01-14-2019
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We had Michael Garrett perform for us last week. We had an amazing showing. Michael played music for the residents using his guitar, drums, and even our piano. He had the residents tapping their feet and swinging their hands a few even got up to dance!
01-14-2019
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Family had a chance to spend the evening together.
01-14-2019
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New years was spent making new friends and enjoying each others company.
01-14-2019
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We had a good time at the new years party. We had some yummy food and drinks.
01-14-2019
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Happy New Year Everyone!
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Tonight we say good bye to 2018 and hello to 2019! We are excited to see what the new year holds in store, and we are happy to share it with you!
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Christmas is a time for families and friends to get together and give the greatest gift of all, love for each other. Time spent with loved ones is one of the greatest ways to create memories, enrich happiness, and strengthen bonds. Time isn't something we can purchase at the store, it is something ... Read Full Post
Christmas is a time for families and friends to get together and give the greatest gift of all, love for each other. Time spent with loved ones is one of the greatest ways to create memories, enrich happiness, and strengthen bonds. Time isn't something we can purchase at the store, it is something we create for those important in our lives. Make sure this Christmas, time is what you focus on giving. The things we give, and items we buy during this season can be nice, they can mean something, but the memories you are gifted in the time you give, those are priceless and they will be with you and your loved one for the rest of your life. Have a very Merry Christmas!
12-19-2018
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With all the festivities happening on Saturday, residents took time to decorate cookies with the little ones. Lorraine was feeling very festive with her headband and love decorating cookies!
12-19-2018
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Santa even got into the indoor snowball fight we had. The children weren't afraid of getting onto the naughty list for throwing snow balls at Santa.
12-19-2018
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Santa was here and he was eager to hand out gifts and take pictures with everyone!
12-19-2018
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With Christmas fast approaching we wanted to share some of the pictures from our Breakfast With Santa Family Day on Saturday. Velma and John wanted to take a picture together in their matching Santa hats!
12-19-2018
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HEY EVERYONE!!! Tomorrow is the day! Santa is coming to town early, and is going to spend the morning with us playing games, taking pictures and having fun! We will get time to share cookies and milk with Santa as well as play some fun games for prizes! Be sure to come in. We will have lots planned ... Read Full Post
HEY EVERYONE!!! Tomorrow is the day! Santa is coming to town early, and is going to spend the morning with us playing games, taking pictures and having fun! We will get time to share cookies and milk with Santa as well as play some fun games for prizes! Be sure to come in. We will have lots planned from 9am - 11am tomorrow December 15th!
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Next Wednesday we are having a cookie exchange! Be sure to bring in some pre-portioned cookies out to swap and be sure to take some other cookies while you are here! It should be a delicious afternoon!
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Our food drive is still going on! We have boxes at the entrance of Mary B's as well as our main Assisted Living entrance. Be sure to bring in non-perishable food items to donate to the Midwest Food Bank!
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We had a blast at Cooking Club today making and decorating sugar cookies.
12-12-2018
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Tuesday Night we had State Farm's Jazz Ensamble, J108 come to perform their holiday special for our residents! Man they are so good!
12-12-2018
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On Saturday night we took a group to Illinois State University to see the Illinois Brass Band and Mens Choir perform.
12-12-2018
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Here is a group of residents who were excited to see the Christmas lights during our polar express ride to Festival of lights.
12-12-2018
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The inside of our Bickford Bus, or Howie as we affectionately call him, is feeling very festive as well. We enjoyed the jingle bells and Christmas ornaments as we drove around looking at Holiday lights for our Winter Festival.
12-12-2018
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! A HUGE thank you to our residents and volunteers who came to help decorate the building. We love your personal touch on everything.
12-12-2018
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This is our First Annual Food Drive. We are very excited to be giving back to our community. Thank you all in advance for your participation!
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Dave's face says it all, He claimed it was the best mousse he has ever had and even went back for seconds!
12-03-2018
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On Friday we celebrated National Mousse Day the only way that was acceptable! We made mousse! It was silky and smooth and decadent!
12-03-2018
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Some residents even got up to dance during her performance! What great memories!
12-03-2018
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On Thursday we had one of our local musicians come to perform for us. She is a talented pianist and gathered quite the group to listen!
12-03-2018
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Last week we had another fun Fashion Show. The models were fabulous and really strutted their stuff on the catwalk. It was so much fun!
12-03-2018
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In reflection of what we are thankful for here at Bickford Senior Living. It is you all. We are honored and grateful to be a part of your lives and that you are a part of ours. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Hey Everyone, Just a friendly reminder, our fashion show is quickly approaching. If you want to be a model please call the office and let us know. We have lots of slots available still. If you want to come and support our residents or want to get some presents for the holidays or shop for yourself, ... Read Full Post
Hey Everyone, Just a friendly reminder, our fashion show is quickly approaching. If you want to be a model please call the office and let us know. We have lots of slots available still. If you want to come and support our residents or want to get some presents for the holidays or shop for yourself, we will be hosting the fashion show on Tuesday, November 27th at 2:30 PM. If you are modeling, please come at 2:00 PM to get ready.
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Here are some of our other creations from Gingerbread Cookie Day!
11-21-2018
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Today is National Gingerbread Cookie Day!!! What better way to celebrate than to decorate some gingerbread cookies. Lorraine was very particular in her creative efforts to make her gingerbread cookies unique.
11-21-2018
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At the end of their performance the Twin Cities Ballet troop came around and shook everyone's hand. They personally introduced themselves to each resident and it was really fun to hear the compliments our residents gave each dancer.
11-21-2018
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On Sunday we had the Twin Cities Ballet come to our living room and entertain our residents. It was such a fun time, and the ballet dancers were amazing! Thank you for sharing your talents with us!
11-21-2018
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Hey Everyone, We want to invite you to our fashion show. Bon Worth is coming to town from their Tuscola, IL store to provide clothes for the show. All apparel is $20.00 or less! It is a great opportunity to find a new holiday outfit or just some fun new clothes! Models get an extra discount so if ... Read Full Post
Hey Everyone, We want to invite you to our fashion show. Bon Worth is coming to town from their Tuscola, IL store to provide clothes for the show. All apparel is $20.00 or less! It is a great opportunity to find a new holiday outfit or just some fun new clothes! Models get an extra discount so if you want to model, be sure to call us this week with approximate clothing size and let us know you want to model so we can get a list of models going. We hope to see you all there. It is going to be so much fun!
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A friendly reminder, tonight is our Family Council Meeting. It starts at 6:30 PM in our Living Room. Followed by pictures from Images by Jessica. There are a few more time slots available so make sure you you RSVP today so we don't miss you!
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