Bickford of Lancaster

Lancaster

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Lancaster, 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 services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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Check out the fun activities that we have planned for May
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We had such a fun week here at Bickford. Monday, Residents learned a new card game, Spoons. Tuesday we enjoyed a Chip & Dip bar. Wednesday was the Bickford Emporium and our monthly birthday party hosted by Fairhope Hospice.
03-29-2019
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Check out all the fun activities that we have planned for April.
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Monday was National Oatmeal Cookie Day. We made cookies and enjoyed them...boy were they good!
03-21-2019
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Last week we had an amazing Casino Day with the Residents. For dinner they dined on spinach dip, shrimp cocktail, steak, cheesy potato casserole, fresh baked rolls, and awesome cake for dessert! Then they had lotto tickets, played prize bingo and a prize dice game! The Residents had a great time!
03-11-2019
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Bickford Buddies and local celebrities, Gracie & Leia are pretty popular here at Bickford. Everyone is wanting to meet them and get their picture taken with them.
03-05-2019
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Here is a look at what we have planned for March.
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The Residents are getting ready for St. Patrick's Day. We made shamrocks to hang on their doors.
02-26-2019
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Bickford of Lancaster has baby goats!!! What do you do when the LEC is a farmer and has baby goats that need bottle fed? Well, bring them to Bickford of course! Our Residents are having a ball holding and feeding baby goats, Gracie & Leia! And they are wearing pajamas and diapers! Welcome to the ... Read Full Post
Bickford of Lancaster has baby goats!!! What do you do when the LEC is a farmer and has baby goats that need bottle fed? Well, bring them to Bickford of course! Our Residents are having a ball holding and feeding baby goats, Gracie & Leia! And they are wearing pajamas and diapers! Welcome to the family you sweet little girls!
02-25-2019
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This week our resident gardener, Hazel, helped plant some herbs in Mary B's!
02-15-2019
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What can you do on a cold, rainy day? Have a marshmallow fight!
02-13-2019
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Check out all the exciting activities that are going on in February.
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Last Wednesday evening we had our annual "Soup Supper"...Residents, BFMs and Families made a crockpot of soup to share and Bickford Bread Basket made homemade bread and desserts! We had chili, soup beans, potato soup, chicken enchilada soup, vegetable soup, chicken noodle soup and pizza soup! It ... Read Full Post
Last Wednesday evening we had our annual "Soup Supper"...Residents, BFMs and Families made a crockpot of soup to share and Bickford Bread Basket made homemade bread and desserts! We had chili, soup beans, potato soup, chicken enchilada soup, vegetable soup, chicken noodle soup and pizza soup! It was a great time with family.
02-11-2019
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Friday we played a new game called Bickford Prize Ball. As one Resident rolled the dice hoping for doubles, another Resident unrolled the Saran Wrap ball and revealed various amounts of Bickford Bucks. Once the doubles were rolled the Resident had to stop unrolling the ball. Oh the laughs and fun ... Read Full Post
Friday we played a new game called Bickford Prize Ball. As one Resident rolled the dice hoping for doubles, another Resident unrolled the Saran Wrap ball and revealed various amounts of Bickford Bucks. Once the doubles were rolled the Resident had to stop unrolling the ball. Oh the laughs and fun we had playing this game.
02-04-2019
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This week we celebrated National Puzzle Day. Residents worked on a jigsaw puzzle, made a puzzle craft and played some puzzle games.
02-01-2019
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Bickford is all about going the extra mile to make a residents day. Recently a BFM, Lannah, helped a resident try on the wedding dress from our wedding lifesong station. Eleanor was a ballroom dancer, and loves big fancy dresses! She had been eyeing the dress all day and when Lannah noticed she ... Read Full Post
Bickford is all about going the extra mile to make a residents day. Recently a BFM, Lannah, helped a resident try on the wedding dress from our wedding lifesong station. Eleanor was a ballroom dancer, and loves big fancy dresses! She had been eyeing the dress all day and when Lannah noticed she started up a conversation that eventually lead to her putting on the dress. It was a magical day in Mary B's!
01-31-2019
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We have a new activity to add to our list of favorites, Jeopardy. Residents had so much fun competing for Bickford Bucks to be used at the Bickford Emporium on Wednesday.
01-29-2019
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Wednesday was National Pie Day. Residents not only got to enjoy pie but earlier in the day they helped in making a couple of pies.
01-25-2019
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The Residents had so much fun making Q-Tip flowers. They reminded us of dandelions and blowing the seeds all around.
01-24-2019
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Congratulations to Bickford of Lancaster's Travis Cook! He is nominated for our 2018 RN Coordinator of the Year award and will attend our 2019 Pearl Ceremony! Travis was one of three RNCs nominated out of nearly 65 company-wide. Travis is a great example of someone who lives our Core Purpose of ... Read Full Post
Congratulations to Bickford of Lancaster's Travis Cook! He is nominated for our 2018 RN Coordinator of the Year award and will attend our 2019 Pearl Ceremony! Travis was one of three RNCs nominated out of nearly 65 company-wide. Travis is a great example of someone who lives our Core Purpose of Enriching Happiness through consistently meeting our residents Core Needs. Congratulations Travis!
01-23-2019
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Happy National Pie Day from Mary B's! Today a few people got together and made a peanut butter pie. We had it for desert with lunch. It was so good!
01-23-2019
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Today was spa day in Mary B's! The ladies got treated to manicures and pedicures.
01-18-2019
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What week we have had here at Bickford this week. We made some homemade applesauce, played a new game that the Residents loved and had a day just to get to know our neighbors.
01-18-2019
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Mary B's works on exercising all of the muscles, including the brain. Here is Max showing us how fun matching can be!
01-17-2019
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Thursday was "Hat Day" at Bickford. We had a boatload of fun wearing different hats and being goofy!
01-14-2019
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Mary B's is going to give the dart league a run for their money! These ladies had so much fun with our magnetic dart board.
01-09-2019
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We sure had a fun day yesterday here at Bickford. Residents played Chair Tennis and laughed until their sides hurt. Then in the afternoon we made a fun, light-up winter craft.
01-08-2019
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Take a look at all the fun activities that we have planned for January.
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What is orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot, ha ha. That is one example of the rib splitting jokes that were told during Jokes at the Hub yesterday. The Residents loved it and are patiently waiting for the next episode of Jokes at the Hub. Stay tuned
01-04-2019
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Happy New Year from Mary B's
01-04-2019
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What a busy week we have had. On Christmas Day, the Residents enjoyed gifts from Secret Santa. Wednesday, we had some fun playing chair soccer and making a winter tree picture. Then today we went out on the town to Bob Evans for lunch.
12-28-2018
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Yesterday, Residents enjoyed a matinee of "White Christmas". Everyone had a wonderful time.
12-18-2018
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Mary B's made a small ginger bread village! The residents love it, and had so much fun helping make it.
12-18-2018
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Last week the Residents made an entire Christmas gingerbread village and planted amaryllis bulbs.
12-17-2018
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual “Moonlight & Mistletoe” event on Wednesday evening. It was such a great turnout! We had a feast fit for a King made by our Dining Service family, Mike & Boom Boom for entertainment, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and family! Thank you to everyone who ... Read Full Post
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual “Moonlight & Mistletoe” event on Wednesday evening. It was such a great turnout! We had a feast fit for a King made by our Dining Service family, Mike & Boom Boom for entertainment, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and family! Thank you to everyone who came, and all of our wonderful BFMs who joyfully gave a great effort to make it all possible!
12-10-2018
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Today in Mary B's we made and decorated rice crispies treats! They were delicious!!
12-06-2018
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Yesterday Mary B's got crafty! We made Christmas tree ornaments. Finished products soon to follow!
11-30-2018
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Mary B's had a wonderful time putting up the Christmas tree. when we got done we turned the lights off and listened to Christmas music.
11-28-2018
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Today we held our first Peanut Auction and the Residents loved it! Residents were given 20 peanuts to use to bid on items. We sure had a great time.
11-27-2018
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Mary B's spent Thanksgiving morning watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. We put it up on the big screen with our projector. The residents had such a good time telling stories of their holiday traditions.
11-26-2018
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Residents worked on a project for Ebenezer Baptist Church. They stuffed bags that will be passed out to folks at the Logan Christmas Parade.
11-26-2018
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This week we worked on completing our Christmas ornaments for our tree.
11-15-2018
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Today we honor our Veterans! Thank you to all who have served. These are our Mary B's Veterans.
11-12-2018
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Please save the date. On Wednesday, December 5th from 5-7 pm we will holding our Moonlight & Mistletoe Holiday Event. Please plan to join us for an evening of food, fellowship and great music. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 per child and can be purchased at the Bickford's front desk.
11-09-2018
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Christmas baking is in full swing here at Bickford. We made Candy Cane Kiss cookies and Soft Batch Christmas Crinkles. After sampling their hard work we froze the others so we can share them during the holidays with our visiting guests. The Residents had fun making and reminiscing about their ... Read Full Post
Christmas baking is in full swing here at Bickford. We made Candy Cane Kiss cookies and Soft Batch Christmas Crinkles. After sampling their hard work we froze the others so we can share them during the holidays with our visiting guests. The Residents had fun making and reminiscing about their favorite Christmas cookies & candy.
11-09-2018
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Residents were busy with the prep work for the Christmas ornaments that they will be making for the tree in the Activity Room for Christmas.
11-06-2018
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Today we visited the 5 Traveling Memorials for the United States Military. We talked to a few very thankful people. One lady was tearful as she thanked, and shook the hands of our Veterans. This was a great experience for all of who went!
11-02-2018
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The Residents have been very busy handing out candy to the children that have stopped by to trick or treat. They love to see the children all dressed up.
11-01-2018
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National Candy Corn Day was on Tuesday October 30th. Mary B's celebrated with coloring pages and eating candy corn!
11-01-2018
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Lancaster, OH 43130
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