Bickford of Peoria

Senior Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Peoria, 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, 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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We going cruisin' around town today...just a nice ride-around. Wednesday is Bernardi's for a dinner out, Thursday is Wal-mart day and Friday we will be fishing again at "Hooked on Fishing" in East Peoria. Dust isn't going to settle on our residents! We are on the go.....
08-15-2017
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Tom Enjoying live music at Mary B's in Peoria, what a good Looking Cowboy.
08-11-2017
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Enjoying some ice cream on our weekly outings driving down the Illinois river, just one of many Activities at our Memory care at Mary B's in Peoria.
08-11-2017
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Barb enjoying Karaoke at Mary B's in our memory care in Peoria.
08-11-2017
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Happy, happy day at Bickford of Peoria Assisted Living! Beautiful weather outside, sunny & bright on the inside! Bingo & BLURT today! Can't wait for the games to begin!
08-08-2017
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Beautiful day at the Bickford of Peoria Assisted Living...program of the day? A program on the upcoming Solar Eclipse provided by the Peoria Riverfront Planetarium! Have a great day.
08-04-2017
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Playing with beach balls just one of many kinds of activities at our Mary B's in Peoria.
08-02-2017
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Elsa playing the piano with her friends at Mary B's in Peoria.
08-02-2017
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Enjoying a great field trip at our memory care at Mary B's in Peoria.
08-02-2017
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Time is flying by fast...residents hate to see the summer going by so quickly. They are enjoying their deck time!
07-31-2017
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Bruce Brown -
Enjoying Rich Gilmore at Mary B's in Peoria
07-28-2017
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What a great experience painting with our residence at Mary B s" memory care in Peoria.
07-28-2017
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Bruce Brown -
What a great time at our Memory care at Mary B s' in Peoria music so part of our daily lives.
07-28-2017
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Tom enjoying the music at Bickford Senior living in Peoria.The entertainment was outstanding in our beautifully remodeled home.
07-28-2017
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The "Flight of the Butterflies" was a unique experience yesterday and I'm hoping for another special viewing soon! Hope everyone has a good day today...cooler, yeah!
07-22-2017
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We are off to see the Flight of the Butteflies...in 3-D @ the Peoria Riverfront Museum Theatre and THEN lunch! Keeping it cool today....don't forget to drink lots of fluids & stay in where it is cool!
07-21-2017
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Glenn is very exited in our memory Care at Mary B s' the Cubs will come back in the second Half of the season.
07-14-2017
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Traveling on our field trip to the beautiful Illinois river watching the the boats sail in Peoria.Just pulling out of our Mary B s'
07-14-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
Who is going fishing today? We are, Bickford Assisted Living and Mary B's! Can't wait to see who reels in the largest catch of the day!
07-14-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
Another busy day at the Bickford Senior Living! The days seem to slip by so quickly when we keep everyone busy. Field trips, exercise, games, even manicures! There is always something to do in the house! Have a good day everyone!
07-12-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
Another rainy day, but the sun is shining at the Bickford! Always something fun going on in the branch...Bingo today & the residents love to see what prizes I come up with for them! Have a great day!
07-11-2017
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I'm looking for volunteers to come in on Saturdays...1x a month, for 1 hr. - mainly to call Bingo. Please contact Gayla at the Bickford Senior Living if you are able to help out. Greatly appreciated!
07-07-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
I'm looking for volunteers to come in on Saturdays...1x a month, for 1 hr. - mainly to call Bingo. Please contact Gayla at the Bickford Assisted Living if you are able to help out. Greatly appreciated!
07-07-2017
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Bruce Brown -
What a party the 4th of July,with guest stars Johnny Cash & Patsy Cline, with special guest Loretta Lynn our residence loved it always a party at Mary B s' in Peoria.
07-07-2017
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Patsy Cline singing to Tom on the 4th of July, at our Mary B s' in our memory care unit in Peoria.
07-07-2017
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Moved into the Activity Room. Residents slow to settle in on a new location. Change is difficult, but I will keep working on it!
07-07-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
I'm looking for volunteers to come in on Saturdays...1x a month, for 1 hr. - mainly to call Bingo. Please contact Gayla at the Bickford if you are able to help out. Greatly appreciated!
07-07-2017
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The last day of June....where did it go! Finishing touches on the Activity Room & 3rd deck today! I think the residents are going to like it all! I was told by a resident yesterday that I have added new "living" rooms (decks) onto the Bickford! Yeah, so happy they are enjoying them! Have a good day ... Read Full Post
The last day of June....where did it go! Finishing touches on the Activity Room & 3rd deck today! I think the residents are going to like it all! I was told by a resident yesterday that I have added new "living" rooms (decks) onto the Bickford! Yeah, so happy they are enjoying them! Have a good day today everyone! Smile, it's Friday!
06-30-2017
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Another busy day! Trying to get moved in and settled in our new Activity Room. Whew...thank goodness & have plenty of helpers (residents) willing to spend quality time w/me while sorting, cleaning, organizing. Bless their hearts....gotta love them! Have a great day everyone!
06-26-2017
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Beautiful summer day! Here's hoping that our residents get out and about today...enjoy the sunshine. Have a great day!
06-25-2017
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Happy Birthday Party today for our June Birthdays! Barbershoppers will be coming into sing for our residents! Good Times!
06-23-2017
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The Entire Bickford gang out for ice cream and a beautiful drive along the river, at Mary B's in Peoria
06-21-2017
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Another day of gardening for me & my residents. We are going to have the best looking decks (x3)! The residents visit, watch the birds and help me decide what plants go where....busy, busy people!
06-21-2017
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Beautiful day out again today! I hope our residents get outside today and enjoy the weather! Have a good day everyone!
06-20-2017
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Happy Father's Day to all of the Bickford Dad's and family members! Hope you all have a wonderful Dad-like day!
06-18-2017
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Tom doing some serious fishing at Dixon's in Peoria, just one our many field trips at Mary B's.
06-15-2017
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Hot, hot and hot...in more ways than one at the Bickford of Peoria! We are coping w/the hot weather, but on the fun side...we are enjoying our "hot" new look...carpet, furniture, decks and more! What fun!
06-14-2017
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Happiness is raining down on us at the Bickford. New furniture has arrived and it is beautiful! The residents had a good time watching all the activity of bringing the furniture in, unpacking it and putting everything together. Lots of busy people helping to make a lovely and happy home for our ... Read Full Post
Happiness is raining down on us at the Bickford. New furniture has arrived and it is beautiful! The residents had a good time watching all the activity of bringing the furniture in, unpacking it and putting everything together. Lots of busy people helping to make a lovely and happy home for our residents! Thank you so much!
06-13-2017
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Tom doing some Fishing at our Hooked on fishing trip at Dixon's in east Peoria.
06-11-2017
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Barb is guarding the Beautiful courtyard at Mary B's in Peoria.
06-11-2017
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Glenn a die hard Cubs fan telling us at Mary B's in Peoria why the are winning the World Series again. "Go Cubs Go"
06-11-2017
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Boys will be boys at our Luau party at Mary B's in Peoria.
06-10-2017
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Jessica and Gayle hanging out at Mary B's in Peoria during a social.
06-03-2017
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Glenn and Doris with Helen in the back, on our road trip to check out the Sights and sounds of Peoria.
06-03-2017
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Barb is relaxing in our beautiful Courtyard at Mary B's in Peoria.
06-03-2017
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Bruce Brown -
Hi all, please take a look at our newsletter for June! We have a lot of fun things planned and we are excited to celebrate National Candy Month!!! :)
Check out the PDF 06-01-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
What a beautiful Memorial Day! A sincere thank you goes out to all of our Bickford Veterans for their dedication to our country, their service w/honors and their sacrifices they made for each and every one of us. We are blessed to have you with us.
05-29-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
Beautiful day out today! Hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine. Good day to be out and about!
05-28-2017
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Bruce Brown -
Flo is such a fixture here at Mary B's in Peoria each week giving us our Devotionals on Wednesday, and our Church Service in Sunday.
05-25-2017
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Gayla Karrick -
Back to work today....was thrilling to hear the residents say they missed me! Dreary day today, but we will try to put some sparkle into the day! Have a good Tuesday everyone!
05-23-2017
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