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Giving voice to the topics that mean the most to those who matter the most.

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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Caregiver Support

How to Tell Mom It's Time to Stop Driving

By: Emily Shoemake
August 8th, 2018

You love your parents. You don't want anything to happen to them. When you see your mom getting behind the wheel, you feel scared every time she heads out to run an errand. What if she misses a red light? Or doesn't hear a siren coming up behind her?

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Senior Scams: Don't Be Fooled

By: Emily Shoemake
August 1st, 2018

Senior scams are something that we hear about all the time. They happen all over the world every day. Scams can happen on almost any medium, so it is important to be knowledgeable and use your intuition when someone reaches out to you in a way that seems a bit off. 

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Community evaluation checklist

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Subscribe to the Presbyterian Senior Living blog and receive our free Community Evaluation Checklist to ensure you ask what’s most important to you.

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Health & Aging

A Timeless Solution to Loneliness

By: Emily Shoemake
July 12th, 2018

Loneliness. It’s a feeling that just about everyone is familiar with. I’m sure we’ve all had a time where we’re just feeling lonely and wish we had someone to talk to. For some people, particularly seniors, this feeling is a way of life. According to the 2014 U.S. Census, 34 percent of people aged 65 or older live alone. There are many people in this world that do not have close family or a support system in place. In this case, living alone can become incredibly difficult when there are no friends or family to reach out to. Loneliness is a risk factor in seniors that may cause illness, depression or even death.

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Presbyterian Senior Living

PSL's Talent Management Team Rebuilds After Hurricane Harvey

By: Emily Shoemake
July 3rd, 2018

“Everything in an organization is about what happens next. Nothing we do is accomplished without people.” – Steve Proctor, CEO

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Oxford Celebrates Christmas in July

By: Emily Shoemake
June 28th, 2018

This article from the Oxfordian is republished with permission from The Chester County Press. To learn more about Ware Presbyterian Village, click here. 

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Are You Living It?

By: Emily Shoemake
June 14th, 2018

Presbyterian Senior Living has been a partner of Masterpiece Living (MPL) since 2011. MPL is a group that focuses on successful aging— specifically on four components of wellness: Physical, Social, Intellectual and Spiritual. PSL has embraced multiple campaigns by MPL in the past and continues to actively participate in current campaigns.

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