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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BUSY...making myself sit down & write is tough this time of year! One more piece of tinsel to be put on the tree, residents coming & going, entertainment coming in, places to go for Christmas highlights....needless to say, it is a busy time of year & so much fun! I've heard the word "nap" quite a ... Read Full Post
BUSY...making myself sit down & write is tough this time of year! One more piece of tinsel to be put on the tree, residents coming & going, entertainment coming in, places to go for Christmas highlights....needless to say, it is a busy time of year & so much fun! I've heard the word "nap" quite a bit lately! LOL! Have a good day everyone.
12-13-2018
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Working on some Christmas presents at the Cottage today. @Daneen
12-12-2018
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"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas" at Mary B's!
12-11-2018
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We got festive with the Peoria Area Banjo Club at Mary B's today!
12-04-2018
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We enjoyed Christmas music by the wonderfully talented Richard Brockett, on the piano!
12-03-2018
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We had a support group potluck at Mary B's last night. Good food, and conversation...I love spending time with my family!
11-30-2018
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We enjoyed the Peoria Area Accordion Club this afternoon at Mary B's.
11-29-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
Baby, it's cold outside! Be sure to bundle up when you are going outside in the next few days. When inside, be sure to drink plenty of fluids & stay hydrated! Have a good day!
11-28-2018
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We had a great time today learning about Illinois 200 years, by the Peoria Public Library.
11-26-2018
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Beauty shop day at Mary B's!
11-25-2018
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Joan and I had fun on small business Saturday!
11-24-2018
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Diamonds are a girls best friend. We had fun going through jewelry at Mary B's.
11-23-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
Happy Black Friday! Be careful out there or simply stay home & enjoy the friends & family gathered for the Thanksgiving weekend. We are now entering the Christmas holiday season & it is going to be pretty busy. Enjoy! Gayla @ House Activities
11-23-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
So much has been happening at the Bickford House of Peoria. We have been beyond busy & it is only going to get busier! Yeah! Blessed be this day that we spend w/our House family. Hoping all have a wonderful Happy Thanksgiving Day
11-22-2018
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Good Morning. Bickford House will be hosting a Family Dinner Meeting tomorrow, Wed, 14th @ 6 p.m. If any family or friends are planning on attending, please contact us ASAP. We will also be hosting a family Thanksgiving Brunch on Sunday, 18th from 10a - 1p. Again, if attending, please contact us ... Read Full Post
Good Morning. Bickford House will be hosting a Family Dinner Meeting tomorrow, Wed, 14th @ 6 p.m. If any family or friends are planning on attending, please contact us ASAP. We will also be hosting a family Thanksgiving Brunch on Sunday, 18th from 10a - 1p. Again, if attending, please contact us today...309-689-5400. We need to know the number of people attending to assure the right quantity of food. Thank you & hope to see you there!
11-13-2018
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SHOPPER'S SHOWCASE at Bickford House in Peoria today from 1-4 p.m. Lots of crafts & products available for Christmas shopper's. Come & join us...open to the public...just ring the doorbell & we will let you in! Hope to see you there!
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Daneen Mitchell -
VERY proud of our Veterans at the house, and cottage. Thanks to Gayla, we celebrated them today!
11-09-2018
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We are super excited for everyone to be in one dining room at the Cottage!
11-08-2018
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Painting fall decorations today!
11-06-2018
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Sometimes things move to fast for one person....Veteran's Program on Friday! Honoring our Peoria Branch Veterans. Saturday is the Peoria Branch Shopper's Showcase. Whew! It is going to be a VERY BUSY month!
11-05-2018
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We had a lot of fun on Halloween! Everyone dressed up!
11-01-2018
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Happy first day of November. Time is going fast & the holiday season is approaching. It all happened in a blink of an eye! Hope everyone has a good day today!
11-01-2018
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Happy Halloween everyone! Hope you all have a wonderfully spooky & fun day!
10-31-2018
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Joan had fun shopping yesterday!
10-29-2018
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Another busy day in the neighborhood....Wal-mart, Bingo...Everybody up and running! Have a great day!
10-25-2018
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Another gorgeous day in the neighborhood. The trees surrounding the Bickford in Peoria are turning and it is so much fun looking out to see the changes from day to day. We have some residents that are enjoying sitting & walking around the building taking in the sites. Gotta love this time of year! ... Read Full Post
Another gorgeous day in the neighborhood. The trees surrounding the Bickford in Peoria are turning and it is so much fun looking out to see the changes from day to day. We have some residents that are enjoying sitting & walking around the building taking in the sites. Gotta love this time of year!
10-24-2018
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We have nursing students volunteer at the cottage, Virgie LOVED her today!
10-23-2018
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We have a great time at the cottage when Lucinda comes, and plays Hymns for Him!
10-18-2018
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We all enjoyed cupcakes on Joan's birthday!
10-18-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
We are getting ready for our Shopper's Showcase and I am looking for vendors! The Showcase will be on Sat., Nov. 10th from 1-4 @ Bickford Senior Living. No set up fees. We are looking for crafters & professional products (Mary Kay, Avon, which I already have), but can always use Essential Oils, ... Read Full Post
We are getting ready for our Shopper's Showcase and I am looking for vendors! The Showcase will be on Sat., Nov. 10th from 1-4 @ Bickford Senior Living. No set up fees. We are looking for crafters & professional products (Mary Kay, Avon, which I already have), but can always use Essential Oils, Pampered Chef, etc. In your interested in a quick, easy show let me (Gayla @ Activities) know, 689-5400. You can leave me a message & I will get back in touch, ASAP. This is an opportunity for our residents to shop for the holidays w/out leaving the building. This showcase is also open to the public & we will be advertising it as such. Thanks & looking forward to hearing from you! Gayla @ Activities.
10-17-2018
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I saw Team Tom's daughter, Peggy at the Walk to End Alzheimer's...we were there representing the house and cottage.
10-14-2018
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I had some help filling the candy bags for the memory walk.
10-13-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
Columbus Day....Have a happy, sunny day everyone!
10-08-2018
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Daneen Mitchell -
we had a great time listening to Lynn Furness play her Eukalale, and sing for us this afternoon.
10-05-2018
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A morning of floral arranging!
10-04-2018
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We were working hard on making jewelry yesterday!
09-30-2018
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We enjoyed Mike Cheeseman this week!
09-28-2018
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Our little rosary circle at Mary B's. We do the rosary at least 3x a week, sometimes more.
09-28-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
Another beautiful day in Central IL! Off to Wal-mart & then, meeting w/my resident volunteers who are going to decorate the branch for me while I'm away! I love my residents!!! Have a good day everyone!
09-27-2018
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It's Monday...hope everyone finds a way to have a good day!
09-24-2018
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We had a great time yesterday during 50's day, with Judy and the Pacemakers!
09-21-2018
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Daneen Mitchell -
We really do enjoy karaoke!
09-16-2018
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Daneen Mitchell -
The Peoria Area Banjo Club was AMAZING!!! We knew all the songs, and sang along.
09-11-2018
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We took some time out of our day to make bracelets for everyone!
09-11-2018
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We enjoyed Lynn on her Ukulele!
09-11-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
The sun is shining! Have a glorious, wonderful day everyone!
09-09-2018
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Daneen Mitchell -
Rich is so good with our residents, they love him!
09-07-2018
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Gayla Karrick -
Rain again today! We'll be dashing between the raindrops when we go to Wal-Mart today. Keep the sun shining in your lives..."the sun will come out tomorrow". Have a great day everyone!
09-06-2018
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We did some baking at the cottage! The orange cake Joan made was delicious!
09-01-2018
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We had a great time with Rich Gilmore today!!!
08-28-2018
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1920 West Willow Knolls Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309-689-5400