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Health & Aging

Reminiscence Therapy: The Way Things Were

By: Paul Cercone
April 17th, 2019

We are all shaped by our memories. Each of us has been through something that has shaped us and made us who we are. Sights, sounds, smells, and tastes can all trigger memories and remind us of happy (or unhappy) times.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership- Faith Based, Leadership Driven

By: Steve Proctor
April 10th, 2019

As a teenager I began working as an orderly on a medical surgical floor in a Sister’s of Mercy Hospital in Port Huron Michigan. At that time I knew nothing about the corporate structure of organizations and the difference between working in a for profit or not-for-profit environment.

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Health & Aging | Housing & Development

Is a Patio Home the Right Choice for Your Retirement Lifestyle?

By: Emily Shoemake
April 4th, 2019

Do you feel like it’s time to make a change in your living situation, but you’re not quite ready to give up your independence? You’re not alone. AARP estimates that 77% of seniors plan to stay in their own homes as they age. While this is a comfortable option, it isn’t always the safest, healthiest choice for seniors. A retirement patio home is the perfect compromise between staying in your own home and an apartment rental designed with seniors in mind. Continue reading to learn more about what a patio home is, and why this could be the perfect choice for your season of retirement.

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Masterpiece Living | Health & Aging

The Secret to Staying Healthy

By: Emily Shoemake
March 27th, 2019

It has been well publicized in recent years that a sedentary lifestyle can increase the likelihood of adverse medical conditions. Some of these conditions include diabetes, heart attack, certain cancers, stroke, cognitive decline, and osteoporosis.

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Masterpiece Living

Lessons in Happiness: An Interview with Barbara Herrera

By: Emily Shoemake
March 20th, 2019

The following is republished with permission from the Masterpiece Living Mosaic. To learn more about Masterpiece Living at Presbyterian Senior Living, click here. Written by: Danielle Palli

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Masterpiece Living

Children and Seniors: How Intergenerational Programs Bridge the Gap

By: Emily Shoemake
March 13th, 2019

Seniors and children may be at opposite ends of the age spectrum, but they still have plenty in common. Recent studies have found evidence that points to the profound mutual benefits of intergenerational interactions between these two groups. There are many advantages of promoting relationships between children and seniors, and Presbyterian Senior Living is passionate about providing activities to bridge the generation gap.

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