News from and about Sedgebrook

Check this page often for the latest news, articles and stories about Sedgebrook — including insight on how to age successfully.


COVID-19 Update: 9.8.2021

At Sedgebrook, the health and well-being of residents and team members is our highest priority at all times. We continue to take proper prevention and preparedness steps related to COVID-19. What is Sedgebrook doing to prepare for any incidence of COVID-19?  We know that this disease most dramatically impacts older adults – the people we …

Read More

Community Update –5/21/2021

The CDC announced on May 13, 2021 that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. According to the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second …

Read More

Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

Sedgebrook is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution and …

Read More

COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE – 12/9/20

Sedgebrook is working with CVS pharmacy to provide vaccination for residents in priority levels of care as determined by the CDC and local state vaccination plans. This includes residents in skilled care, Assisted Living Memory Care, as well as, community staff. The vaccine is completely voluntary and will be administered by a professional through our …

Read More

How to Celebrate National Grandparents Day When You Can’t Visit

What and When Is National Grandparents Day? Grandparents Day is a national holiday in the U.S. It always takes place on a Sunday in September. In 2020, Grandparents Day falls on September 13. A woman named Marian McQuade came up with the idea for a holiday celebrating the positive influence of grandparents on the lives …

Read More

How to Practice Spiritual Wellness While Social Distancing

We know the importance of spiritual wellness for seniors. A spiritual connection can help older adults experience better mental health and even feel lower levels of physical pain[1]. So in this time of social distancing, how do we tend to our spirits? Whether you have a well-established spiritual practice, belong to a religion or are …

Read More

How to Identify and Avoid COVID-19 Scams Targeting Seniors

The national upheaval surrounding the coronavirus has opened the door for new digital and telephone COVID-19 scams targeting America’s seniors. Protecting seniors from scams is one of our goals, and the best way for older adults to avoid falling victim to one of these scams is to know about them and be on your guard. …

Read More

Opening up Our Community – June 22, 2020

Many state and county governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential businesses.  While this is an encouraging sign, please know this process will be thoughtfully considered at Sedgebrook. We will implement a multi-phased approach when reopening our community.  As we serve vulnerable adults throughout our community, Sedgebrook’s reopening phases may differ than …

Read More

Opening Up Our Community

May 12, 2020 Federal and state governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential business. While this is an encouraging sign to our country’s response to COVID-19, please know this process will be taken thoughtfully at Sedgebrook. We will implement a three-phased approach when reopening our community. Decisions for each phase will be …

Read More

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day While Practicing Social Distancing

Social distancing – our new normal. Generally, social distancing involves measures to restrict when, where, and how many people can gather, with the goal of stopping or slowing the spread of COVID-19. With Mother’s Day approaching on May 10, the ‘Stay at Home’ order will change the way we show our mothers how much we …

Read More