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Top 6 Places for Seniors to Eat in Philadelphia

By: Emily Shoemake
August 8th, 2019

If you’re a Philadelphia resident or making senior travel plans to visit Philly, you’re in luck. There are numerous options for any type of cuisine, any occasion, and any price range. Plus, Philadelphia is easy to navigate and senior-friendly, making it the perfect day trip destination for seniors living in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, or Maryland. This short train ride or drive can open up a world of possibilities for seniors who want a culinary adventure.

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When is the Right Time to Move to a Senior Living Community?

By: Kristin Hambleton
August 1st, 2019

“I’m not ready.” I think this is the most spoken phrase in senior living sales.  Followed (usually about 5 years later) by “I wish I had done this sooner.” 

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Caregiver Support | Personal Care/Assisted Living

How Do I Minimize Mom’s Wandering?

By: Annabelle Short
July 23rd, 2019

When my mom got diagnosed with dementia, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect when her condition got worse. In the beginning things weren’t so bad, but over time it’s gotten a lot more serious. I knew she was really declining about a year ago, when she got lost for the first time.

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Personal Care/Assisted Living

5 Things You Should Know About Personal Care

By: Leslie Winnick
July 18th, 2019

Personal care homes provide seniors with professional assistance when needed and a way to enjoy an active lifestyle. Most personal care and assisted living communities offer meals, housekeeping and transportation services, assistance with the activities of daily living, security and 24/7 on-call assistance. Personal care homes provide the opportunity for companionship for those seniors who would rather not live alone and often host activities in a group setting to promote socialization.

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Health & Aging | Caregiver Support

How to Prevent Dehydration This Summer

By: Emily Shoemake
July 11th, 2019

As summer is in full swing and the outside temperature heats up, it's a perfect time to start talking about preventing dehydration throughout the summer months. Older adults face an increased risk of dehydration due to reduced ability to conserve water, a decrease in thirst, and a decreased daily fluid intake. Chronic illnesses and medication use increase risk as well, so seniors suffering from diabetes or dementia or taking certain medications may be at higher risk of dehydration.

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Presbyterian Senior Living Receives 2019 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

By: Emily Shoemake
June 27th, 2019

We are proud to announce that twelve of our communities are recipients of the Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2019 Customer Experience AwardTM. Qualifying in multiple categories, Presbyterian Senior Living displays a continued dedication to providing Best in Class senior healthcare services.

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