Bickford of Burlington

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Burlington, 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 assisted living and memory care services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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Breanna Smith -
Western Day was a huge success this year! Everyone had a blast, and we could not have had a more beautiful day for a wagon ride!
08-15-2017
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We had such a fun & busy week. On Monday we had Fairview Zoo come. Then had Western Day on Wednesday with horse & wagon rides. A fun time was had by all.
08-11-2017
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Jared Rouggly entertained our residents playing his guitar and singing....even when we lost power! What a trooper!
08-04-2017
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Getting ready for another fun filled coffee time! Everyone looks forward to this, and it is always guaranteed to be a great time!
08-04-2017
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Our playful resident cat, Roo, loves play time with Judy.
07-28-2017
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We have been blessed so far this week with some beautiful weather. Our LEC took full advantage and took some of our ladies for an adventure at the park! Fun was had by all!
07-26-2017
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Welcome to Bickford Pizzaria! Celebrating Italian Day at our Burlington Bickford with our residents.
07-20-2017
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Tricia Durbala -
One of Judy's favorite things to do is playing with our resident cat Roo.
07-14-2017
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Teddie Rinehart -
Hugging is GOOD medicine. It transfers energy & gives the person an emotional lift. Everyone needs 4 hugs a day for survival, 8 for maintenance, and 12 for growth!! We LOVE giving hugs to our residents. It keeps then healthy and happy.
07-14-2017
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Our lovely Mary B's ladies enjoying holiday festivities for the 4th of July!
07-06-2017
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Breanna Smith -
Last night we had our pre 4th of July dinner and it was a huge hit! We love seeing all of the families getting together to share in good food, good music, and lots of laughs! Always a good time! So proud of the awesome turn out again this year!
06-30-2017
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We throw the best parties here at Bickford of Burlington. Here is a photo of us bringing in summer right with a Luau! Cant wait to see what is in store this Friday for the birthday party!
06-14-2017
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We had a new musician join us yesterday afternoon, and had an excellent turn out! Here are our residents enjoying Jared Rouggly singing and playing his guitar for us!
06-02-2017
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With the upcoming Holiday, we wanted to take some time to remember those who are no longer with us at our memorial service.
05-26-2017
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Come one, come all, to the best Circus in town...... the Bickford Circus!!!!
05-12-2017
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We are always keeping busy and having fun here! Here we have student from BHS spending some time with our resident doing one of their favorite activities, Bingo!
05-04-2017
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Tricia Durbala -
We are thankful that earlier in the week felt like spring. Hopefully the rain will go away & we can sit on the patio again soon.
04-28-2017
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Teddie Rinehart -
BICKFORD ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO STAY HEALTHY/HAPPY BY DOING A FEW SIMPLE THINGS. 1. Have a bedtime. 2. Be POSITIVE about life. 3. Take a minute: in other words: RELAX!!! 4. Cut out sugar. 5. Find an exercise you actually enjoy. 6. Drink more water. 7. Eat home made foods; not processed foods. 8. ... Read Full Post
BICKFORD ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO STAY HEALTHY/HAPPY BY DOING A FEW SIMPLE THINGS. 1. Have a bedtime. 2. Be POSITIVE about life. 3. Take a minute: in other words: RELAX!!! 4. Cut out sugar. 5. Find an exercise you actually enjoy. 6. Drink more water. 7. Eat home made foods; not processed foods. 8. Stop worrying so much!
04-19-2017
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We had almost as much fun making our Easter bonnets as we did wearing them! Our Easter gathering was a huge success! Amazing food, and fun with family!
04-13-2017
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April showers bring May flowers right? We have had to have most of our fun indoors so far this week with all the rain we have had. We haven't had any trouble keeping entertained! Fun and good exercise for our lovely ladies!
04-05-2017
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It is always a good time exercising with a parachute & ball.
03-30-2017
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Spring seems to have sprung! We are seeing more sunshine and warmer weather here, and our ladies couldn't be happier to be out enjoying it!
03-22-2017
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Michelle Adam
03-21-2017
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Tricia Durbala -
The St. Patricks Day festivities are in full swing in Burlington. May the luck of the Irish always be with you!
03-17-2017
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Teddie Rinehart -
SIX THINGS AN OPTIMIST BELIEVES 1. Good things are around the corner. 2. Gratitude strengthens you. 3. Everyday is a new day. 4. You can make a difference wherever you are. 5. Good sleep brings good life. 6. Forgiveness brings happiness.
03-07-2017
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We will use any excuse to have a party here at Bickford of Burlington. Sometimes there is no reason, other than we wanted to through a party. This week though, was an exception, we had an wonderful reason to throw a party! Not only was our branch nominated for Branch of the year, but our Director ... Read Full Post
We will use any excuse to have a party here at Bickford of Burlington. Sometimes there is no reason, other than we wanted to through a party. This week though, was an exception, we had an wonderful reason to throw a party! Not only was our branch nominated for Branch of the year, but our Director Julie, was nominated Director of the year! This was quite the honor and we have to celebrate. Everyone enjoyed the cupcakes, the photos, all the fun stories, and of course the hugs! What a wonderful week we have has so far!
03-02-2017
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We had a busy fun filled day yesterday here at Bickford of Burlington! There is never a dull moment around here! Enriching happiness is what we do after all. Our ladies were hard at work on their crafts yesterday!
02-24-2017
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We sure know how to throw a party at Bickford of Burlington! The decorations were beautiful, the food was delicious, and the entertainment was spectacular! Our Valentines Dinner went off without a hitch, and happiness was definitely enriched! We served 100 people at this party. We had a wonderful ... Read Full Post
We sure know how to throw a party at Bickford of Burlington! The decorations were beautiful, the food was delicious, and the entertainment was spectacular! Our Valentines Dinner went off without a hitch, and happiness was definitely enriched! We served 100 people at this party. We had a wonderful outcome, and look forward to many more.Everyone had so much fun!
02-20-2017
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We have so much fun here! We were blessed with the chance to play with some beautiful golden retriever puppies early this week. What better way to start the week off than fuzzy, warm, puppy snuggles! I don't know who felt more spoiled, our residents, or the puppies! We'll have to call it a tie!
02-09-2017
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It looks like spring has sprung at Burlington's Bickford. Our resident Jean, had the pleasure delivering these beautiful arrangements to other residents. Jean's daughter, Denise, arranged all these wonderful flowers for her mom to deliver. What a fun afternoon we had brightening everybody's day.
02-03-2017
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We are all about having fun here at Bickford of Burlington! One of our BFM's blessed us all with her talent by painting the Mary B's Doors, and they look beautiful!
01-26-2017
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One of our Branch Buddies wanting to swim with the fishes! These felines always make the residents smile and of course the BFMs!!
01-19-2017
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Here at Bickford of Burlington we are all about enriching happiness! Sometimes that is with hugs, stores, cat snuggles, and sometimes, it is with a job! Wanda has been missing her duties as a homemaker, so she went right to work with Jess in the kitchen! She had a great time showing Jess how its ... Read Full Post
Here at Bickford of Burlington we are all about enriching happiness! Sometimes that is with hugs, stores, cat snuggles, and sometimes, it is with a job! Wanda has been missing her duties as a homemaker, so she went right to work with Jess in the kitchen! She had a great time showing Jess how its done, and dinner was fantastic!
01-12-2017
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Winter is upon us! We have been finding all sorts of ways to keep our minds and bodies busy indoors so that we can avoid the chill! Yoga has been a popular way to get our exercise, and everyone enjoyed coffee time this week as well. Though, Irene and her husband Dean have the right idea here. What ... Read Full Post
Winter is upon us! We have been finding all sorts of ways to keep our minds and bodies busy indoors so that we can avoid the chill! Yoga has been a popular way to get our exercise, and everyone enjoyed coffee time this week as well. Though, Irene and her husband Dean have the right idea here. What better way to spend a cold, cloudy, winter day than wrapped in a blanket, snuggled with a cat, and visiting with loved ones!
01-05-2017
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We are all still recovering from all of the fun filled festivities for the Holiday! We had so much fun at our party on Friday. We had the entertainment of Dianne Dejaynes, and she had a blast enriching Happiness with us here at Burlington Bickford. She even brought Santa with her!
12-28-2016
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Now that our branch buddies Kanga and Roo are getting bigger, we have let them broaden their horizens a bit and are free to roam! That doesn't stop these curious kitties from getting their snuggle time in with the residents! Kanga is certainly doing his part in enriching happiness for these lovely ... Read Full Post
Now that our branch buddies Kanga and Roo are getting bigger, we have let them broaden their horizens a bit and are free to roam! That doesn't stop these curious kitties from getting their snuggle time in with the residents! Kanga is certainly doing his part in enriching happiness for these lovely ladies!
12-21-2016
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We have started the week off right here at Burlington Bickford. Everyone is in the spirit of the holidays! We have been sending cards, decorating, and have enjoyed carolers! Yesterday the Special Needs Foundation dropped by and delivered some gifts to our residents. Dara Henneke also paid a visit ... Read Full Post
We have started the week off right here at Burlington Bickford. Everyone is in the spirit of the holidays! We have been sending cards, decorating, and have enjoyed carolers! Yesterday the Special Needs Foundation dropped by and delivered some gifts to our residents. Dara Henneke also paid a visit delivering some beautiful lap blankets that she made!
12-20-2016
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We at Burlington Bickford have been keeping busy with all of our fun filled holiday festivities! Today we celebrated our December birthdays, of course with some holiday flare! Joyful Sounds joined us in enriching happiness today with their always enjoyable musical performance!
12-16-2016
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The spirit of Christmas is in full swing here at Burlington Bickford. We have been enjoying Christmas music and crafts. Residents have been enjoying supervising as well as participating in the decoration of the branch!We are ready for the holidays!
12-02-2016
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Things have been busy busy! Last week we had an amazing thanksgiving dinner with jaw dropping attendance. We of course had tons of amazing food, but what would a party be without some silliness! There is always fun to be had here at Burlington Bickford!
11-28-2016
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We have had an eventful week here at Burlington Bickford! One of the most unique and exciting things we did was have a formal tea party! We enjoyed tea, coffee, great snacks, and ever better company! We would love to do it again sometime!
11-17-2016
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Happy Veterans Day! It is such a beautiful day for November. This morning we treated our veterans to breakfast at Perkins, and then we took advantage of this beautiful fall day, and went to the memorial. We have plenty more in store this fine day! Here is our breakfast bunch from this morning!
11-11-2016
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What a week it has been! Our residents have been celebrating the Cubs big win the last couple of days and aren't about to stop anytime soon! We will take any reason we can to celebrate!
11-04-2016
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We have been having an absolute blast here at Burlington Bickford this week!. We have turned Halloween into a week long celebration! We have had a different theme each day this week, so we can all dress silly and have some fun! Today is crazy hair day!
10-27-2016
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October is a busy month for us, we have so many fun things going on! At the end of last week we were planning on having our annual picnic, and on the one day it was planned, of course, it rained! We did not let that get our spirits down or stop our fun! We moved all of our festivities for the day ... Read Full Post
October is a busy month for us, we have so many fun things going on! At the end of last week we were planning on having our annual picnic, and on the one day it was planned, of course, it rained! We did not let that get our spirits down or stop our fun! We moved all of our festivities for the day indoors, including making, and eating, smores!
10-11-2016
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We have been enjoying all of the beautiful weather this week! its been warm and sunny, and our chances to soak up the sun and enjoy all of the beautiful flowers in the courtyard are limited as we inch closer and closer to winter. One of our residents was not feeling quite as cheery, as she recently ... Read Full Post
We have been enjoying all of the beautiful weather this week! its been warm and sunny, and our chances to soak up the sun and enjoy all of the beautiful flowers in the courtyard are limited as we inch closer and closer to winter. One of our residents was not feeling quite as cheery, as she recently experienced a great loss. Our Bickford Family Members at Branch Support showed her the love and sent her a little pick me up to let her know we are here for her!
10-05-2016
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Well, we were spoiled for a few days with absolutely beautiful weather, and got to spend some time soaking up the sun and relaxing! We started of this chilly and cloudy day with biscuits and gravy this morning, and now, what better way to spend the day thank kitten cuddles?
09-28-2016
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What a fun week we have had here at Burlington Bickford. We have enjoyed playing ball, making crafts, the always popular coffee time, and last night some of the ladies enjoyed a show!
09-23-2016
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We've had so many fun things going on this week for assisted living week, I hardly know where to begin! We had a ventriloquist, yoga, several musical guests, and today, a sock hop because it is 50's day! Yoga was VERY popular this week.
09-16-2016
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It has been a hot, and rainy week here in Burlington, but that has not stopped us from finding fun things to do! We have been enjoying games, coffee time, and yesterday we even made fun shapes with play dough. We had hearts, ducks, and even a snow man! Never a dull moment here at Burlington ... Read Full Post
It has been a hot, and rainy week here in Burlington, but that has not stopped us from finding fun things to do! We have been enjoying games, coffee time, and yesterday we even made fun shapes with play dough. We had hearts, ducks, and even a snow man! Never a dull moment here at Burlington Bickford!
09-08-2016
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