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Emily Shoemake

As the Digital Content Assistant at Presbyterian Senior Living, Emily produces content for the PSL blog and engages with our audience on social media. Emily is a Shippensburg University and Delta Zeta alumna from Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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Health & Aging

Searching For Senior Living: 6 Tips To Consider

By: Emily Shoemake
January 16th, 2020

Perhaps we should have titled this post "Searching for Love" instead of "Searching for Senior Living." After all, you want to fall in love with your senior living community—not just like it.

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Finance & Planning

5 Risks of Putting Off Retirement Planning

By: Emily Shoemake
January 9th, 2020

It’s no secret that Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. According to Forbes, if we do nothing in the next 12 years, 40 percent of middle-class older workers will be poor and near poor elders. 

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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Presbyterian Senior Living

Top 10 Most Visited Blogs in 2019

By: Emily Shoemake
December 26th, 2019

In 2019, we had a lot of visitors on our blog — 62,000 to be exact! At Presbyterian Senior Living, we strive to provide reliable and resourceful information for those interested in the senior living industry. Whether you're a future resident looking to navigate a move to a senior living community, a caregiver feeling stressed, or a medical care provider looking for information to share with your patients, we're here to help. Here's a small recap of our most visited blogs in 2019!

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Miscellaneous

Your Senior Holiday Gift Guide

By: Emily Shoemake
November 21st, 2019

Have you been scratching your head over what to get your senior loved one for Christmas? With the holiday season right around the corner, we've compiled a list of gift ideas that are sure to satisfy those with all sorts of interests!

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Health & Aging

Firing Up for Flu Season: 3 Tips for Flu Prevention in Seniors

By: Emily Shoemake
October 24th, 2019

As the leaves are falling around us and the temperatures are starting to lower, that means the promise of fall activities and pumpkin spice lattes. What else does this mean? Flu season is upon us.

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Health & Aging

Presbyterian Senior Living Communities Celebrate Active Aging Week

By: Emily Shoemake
October 10th, 2019

Active Aging Week (AAW) was founded by the International Council on Active Aging in 2003 and is celebrated annually from October 1 to 7. AAW's objective is to call attention to today's aging positivity and to celebrate it wholeheartedly. The main goal of this week-long campaign is to reduce the societal stigma about aging by demonstrating that seniors can live as fully as anyone else in all fields of life, regardless of age or health.

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