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  • April 24, 2016

    Bridgewater: The Top Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Walk

    WE DID IT! On Saturday, April 23rd, Bridgewater staff, family, and friends participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Binghamton’s Otsiningo Park. We were preparing and fundraising for the Walk all year long with various basket raffles, special meals, 50/50 lotteries, and t-shirt sales. All of our hard work finally paid off on Saturday as we earned recognition as the TOP fundraiser for the Walk. Not only did we more than double our goal of $3,000, but we also doubled our donation from the last Alzheimer’s Walk! This year we raised over $7,800! Thank you to everyone who participated in the walk or donated ... [Read more]

  • April 20, 2016

    Bridgewater LPN, Catherina Belleau, wins NYSHFA LPN of the Year!

    Congratulations to Catherina Belleau! She has been selected as the New York State Heath Facilities Association’s Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year! The Employee Recognition Awards Program honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to NYSHFA member skilled nursing facilities. Catherina has been contributing to the care and service of Bridgewater’s residents for over 15 years! She started her career as a Nurse’s Aide, earned her degree to become an LPN, and has continued to provide superb service to our residents throughout her time here. Catherina is an LPN on our locked dementia unit and has a u... [Read more]

  • April 15, 2016

    Bridgewater is now on Facebook

          We are happy to announce that Bridgewater now has a Facebook page. It will be updated often with pictures and tidbits of fun, so that everyone can be kept up to date with all the current activities and news. Click Here to check out our page and like it to show your support for Bridgewater and all we do.... [Read more]

  • April 14, 2016

    Binghamton Alzheimer’s Walk

    On Saturday April 23rd, Bridgewater’s staff will be out in force to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s. These walks take place in over 600 communities in all 50 states and are meant not only to raise money for Alzheimer’s research, care, and support of those affected by the disease, but also to raise awareness of the far reaching effects the disease has throughout families and communities. Our facility is currently raising funds to support our team, Team Bridgewater. At the last walk held in Binghamton in Fall 2014, Team Bridgewater was the #2 Top Senior Care Team in the ar... [Read more]

  • April 14, 2016

    April Activities

    April may bring showers, but we don’t let that get us down. We have an assortment of fun activities to chase away any rainy day doldrums. April Fools Fashion Show The beloved tradition returns this year! Our residents will participate in a fashion show meant to show off their silly sides. Everyone will get a trash bag and it is up to them to decorate it as they see fit. They will then be modeling their looks down the runway, showing off their inner April Fool. Chili Cook Off The days are still a little chilly in April, so we are warming up with a Chili Cook Off! Each unit will enter their own creation in this ev... [Read more]

  • February 3, 2016

    Happy New Year!

    Its the start of a new year. Time to evaluate yourself and figure out what you are going to try to change this year. Not always the easiest thing to do. We think we are doing a pretty good job of things here at Bridgewater and we are spending the first month of the new year having a great time. Here’s whats on the calendar: Taking down Christmas Decorations We are not of the mindset that Christmas decorations should be up until March or April. The Holiday Season is over and its time to move on and enjoy the other holidays on the way (like National Hat Day). That means its time to take down the Christmas decoration... [Read more]

  • February 3, 2016

    December Holiday Activities!

    It is that time of year again. Time to focus on the good and spread cheer to all those around you. Here at Bridgewater, we are doing our best to give everyone a fabulous holiday season. Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another holiday, we hope you have a wonderful time with your family and friends this season. We have a full calendar of activities for our residents this month. Most celebrate Christmas, so that is the holiday on which we are focusing. Christmas Card Writing One of the best things about this time of year is getting Christmas cards in the mail from family and friends. It ... [Read more]

  • February 3, 2016

    December Employee Of The Month!

    Congratulations to December’s employee of the month, Frank Chiaravalloti. Frank is a registered dietitian in our Nutrition Services Department. Everyone that interacts with him on a daily basis is impressed by his attitude and work ethic and he can always be counted on to help out a fellow co-worker. He treats the residents with respect and dignity and truly cares. This award couldn’t have gone to anyone more deserving. We are very lucky to have him as a member of our Nutrition Services team. Congratulations from all of us at Bridgewater, Frank!... [Read more]

  • February 3, 2016

    November Employee Of The Month!!

    Congratulations to November’s Employee of the Month, Jackie Anderson! Jackie has been with our housekeeping department for more than a year, now. She never calls in, and is always on time and happy to be here. She goes above and beyond in her job. If she sees something that needs to be done, she takes the initiative and does it without having to be asked. The residents love her and are happy to see her on their floor. We are lucky to have her. Congratulations again, Jackie!... [Read more]

  • February 3, 2016

    Chinese Takeout Lunches!

    Everyone knows November is all about eating and giving thanks. We are thankful for our residents, and we want to help them get as many good eats as they can this month. Therefore, during the month of November, every Thursday we will be ordering Chinese takeout for the residents who sign up. The food will be ordered from Long Feng Chinese Restaurant ( The residents will have their choice of Sweet and Sour Chicken, Sesame Chicken, Beef with Broccoli, or Pork Lo Mein and each lunch includes Pork Fried Rice and an Egg Roll. All this food will be available to the residents for the very reasonab... [Read more]