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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Having a good time making teachers gifts with the CNAs.
07-14-2018
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We were supposed to fish today, but with a heat index of 104...we went to Lou's to get ice cream instead!
07-13-2018
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We always have a great time when the Etc Band comes!
07-13-2018
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We had a great time at our 4th of July cookout!
07-05-2018
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Another hot one out again today. Remember: water, water, water....drink plenty, stay out of the sun and most of all...KEEP COOL! Have a good day!
07-05-2018
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Happy 4th of July to everyone! Hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans & banana splits for dessert. Bickford of Peoria kitchen crew is making the best lunch ever!!! Now, time for afternoon games for one and all!
07-04-2018
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EVERYONE won at bingo today!!!
07-03-2018
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Music, balloon ball, smiles, and lots of laughter!
07-03-2018
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Happy July! Needless to say, the corn has exceeded the height of "knee-high by the 4th of July"...almost sky-high on the 4th of July! Very warm & humid outside. Be sure to stay cool & drink plenty of fluids.
07-01-2018
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The residents enjoyed learning about American Folk Art this week.
06-30-2018
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We really do have a great time playing bingo...even though none of the ladies won.
06-29-2018
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Dori was here last week, she is SO amazing with our loved ones!
06-29-2018
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These ladies had a great time making necklaces!
06-29-2018
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Happy Monday everyone! Watch out for those raindrops falling in your eyes! Sleepy morning for coffee & donuts....but, residents finally came around for a rousing hour of Crosswords! Love it!
06-25-2018
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The 2 Amigos singing karaoke! They sang loud, so they didn't have to hear me! ;)
06-22-2018
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Our residents really enjoy when Dori comes to paint!
06-22-2018
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Happiness is being at Bickford! Have a great day everyone!
06-20-2018
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Some cooler weather is on it's way for Central IL Amazing heat wave we have been having. Hope everyone is drinking plenty of fluids & keeping cool!
06-19-2018
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Father's Day cookout was so much fun yesterday. 70+ people shared the afternoon w/us. Lots of food, families, laughter & fun! HAPPY FATHER'S DAY to each and everyone of our favorite Bickford Dad's!
06-17-2018
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We have some competition going on with balloon ball today! Trevor, the Transitions Hospice Chaplain brought it!
06-15-2018
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Join us this weekend for our Father's Day Cookout. Saturday 6/16 from 12-2pm. Garden level patio. Bingo inside at 2pm as always!
06-15-2018
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The Peoria Area Accordian Club was here today, there was a lot of singing along!
06-14-2018
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Wonderful to be back "home" with my friends. Lots of hugs & laughter. Soooo, good to be back, missed & appreciated. Love my job! Gk@Activities
06-12-2018
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We enjoyed some Rootbeer Floats from Transitions today!
06-11-2018
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I'm baacckk! I've been out for a couple of weeks, but I'm here at Bickford...just like a bad penny! We will be getting ready for our Father's Day Cookout on Sat., June 16th from Noon to 2 p.m. Don't forget to call us and let us know if you will be attending. Donuts & Coffee hour first thing this ... Read Full Post
I'm baacckk! I've been out for a couple of weeks, but I'm here at Bickford...just like a bad penny! We will be getting ready for our Father's Day Cookout on Sat., June 16th from Noon to 2 p.m. Don't forget to call us and let us know if you will be attending. Donuts & Coffee hour first thing this a.m....can't wait to visit w/everyone! Have a great day!
06-11-2018
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We always have a great time when the Etc Band comes to entertain! Lots of sing-a-longs!
06-01-2018
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Our residents love our new LEC Assist, Miranda!
06-01-2018
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Rainy day, but keep the sun shining wherever you are! Thanks to my Branch family & friends for helping me out this week. I couldn't do it w/out you. Have a great day! GK @ Bickford of Peoria
05-30-2018
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It is my honor to introduce you to our new director, Jodi Mines! Welcome, Jodi!
05-26-2018
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It's Friday and going to be a hot one. As always, we continue to urge our residents to drink plenty of fluids throughout the day, warm or cold weather. Just keep it in mind. May Birthday party today for our celebrated May residents. We have a special 72nd wedding anniversary to celebrate today, as ... Read Full Post
It's Friday and going to be a hot one. As always, we continue to urge our residents to drink plenty of fluids throughout the day, warm or cold weather. Just keep it in mind. May Birthday party today for our celebrated May residents. We have a special 72nd wedding anniversary to celebrate today, as well! Just imagine! Pretty amazing! Hope everyone has a wonderful day and find something to celebrate & enjoy!
05-25-2018
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David doesn't look too happy! I'm so thankful for our wonderful CNAs, that love on our loved ones!
05-24-2018
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Beautiful day out today. Our residents have been taking advantage of the nice weather and sitting outside & getting some fresh air. I really enjoy the end of my day, driving out of the driveway, honking my horn & waving to all of my Bickford residents sitting out front. Comforting knowing that they ... Read Full Post
Beautiful day out today. Our residents have been taking advantage of the nice weather and sitting outside & getting some fresh air. I really enjoy the end of my day, driving out of the driveway, honking my horn & waving to all of my Bickford residents sitting out front. Comforting knowing that they are enjoying themselves. Have a wonderful day everyone!
05-17-2018
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Lucinda Martin came and played the piano for us today. Wayne had a front row seat!
05-16-2018
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Glen won bingo FOUR times!!
05-15-2018
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The 5th grade Monroe Elementary chorus came to sing for us this AM!
05-15-2018
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Happy Mother's Day to one and all....especially the very special Mom's at Bickford in Peoria! Hope you all have a wonderful day!
05-13-2018
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Pretty anxious about our Mother's Day Tea. Looking forward to seeing everyone....over 50 reservations! Lots of work ahead of us in preparation, but I've got it. I couldn't do it w/out my resident friends who are willing and able to pitch in and help me out w/everything! Love them!
05-11-2018
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Judy & The Pacemakers came to entertain us today...a lot of singing along!
05-08-2018
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We enjoyed the beautiful weather, and some great conversation!
05-08-2018
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We had a great time today singing along to our new Mitch Miller cd!
05-07-2018
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Happy Nurses Week! We, Bickford Senior Living in Peoria, are so blessed to have such dedicated nurses in our branch. They care so much for our residents. Thank you, Cheryl, Vickie, Brittany, Karen, Pam, Shawn, Kim & Robin for everything you do. You are a team of caring and love!
05-07-2018
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We had such a great time with the Peoria Accordion Club, even got some dancing in!
05-04-2018
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Karaoke time!!!
05-04-2018
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A good day for pampering at the cottage!
05-01-2018
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Mr. Cooksey was my music teacher in 5th grade! I LOVE when he plays piano for us!
04-27-2018
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It's not everyday a person can say, "I'm having lunch w/my friends"....like 17 of them! We are headed to Red Lobster today for our "Out to Lunch" program! We are sure to have a great time...good food, good friends. How much better can it get? Have a great day! gk
04-27-2018
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Dancing at the cottage, at one of our weekly Johnny Cash parties!
04-24-2018
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We had a great time today when Cindy from the Peoria Public Library gave a presentation on Illinois birds!
04-23-2018
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Meagan is so good to our residents!! Thanks, Meagan!
04-20-2018
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A beautiful, sun filled day in the IL farmland! Getting residents out & about today for some fresh "spring" air! Hope everyone enjoys their day! Smile, the sun is shining! gk
04-19-2018
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1920 West Willow Knolls Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309-689-5400