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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

Celebrate American Heart Month Together: Join the #OurHearts Movement

By: Emily Shoemake
February 6th, 2020

February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health goals when we join forces with others. NHLBI launched the #OurHearts movement to inspire us to protect and strengthen our hearts with the support of others. Here are some facts, how-to tips, and resources to inspire you to join with others to improve your heart health. 

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Miscellaneous

6 Activities for Seniors Near Hollidaysburg, PA

By: Emily Shoemake
January 30th, 2020

Having a day where you are itching for something to do but just can't think of anything? We've all been there. If you're around Hollidaysburg, you're in luck! Hollidaysburg's rich history, dating back to 1796, and its vibrant landscape makes it easy to find something to do. The town is full of a wide variety of activities, so there's always something new to do and try.

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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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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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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