Senior Living Blog

Presbyterian Senior Living : Blog

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

Presbyterian Senior Living

Presbyterian Senior Living is a not-for-profit organization, fulfilling its charitable purpose and mission by providing high quality retirement choices, healthcare services and affordable residential living options for people 55 and older for more than 85 years. Headquartered in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, Presbyterian Senior Living provides services to approximately 6,000 seniors in 30 locations in the mid-Atlantic region of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Delaware.

Blog Feature

Health & Aging

Pets and Seniors: A Mutually Beneficial Friendship

Pets usually make loyal companions who love us unconditionally. They provide a sense of joy and purpose that may be especially welcome during the retirement years. Also, the health benefits associated with owning a pet are numerous. The key is to find the right kind of animal for a senior’s budget, lifestyle, and space.

Read More

Blog Feature

Health & Aging  |  Miscellaneous

Are Electric Vehicles a Good Choice for Older Adults?

Gas prices have been on a roller coaster over the past few months. Because COVID-19 kept more people at home, demand was low in recent years. That led to deflated gas prices that most of us became accustomed to. With demand for gasoline soaring and supply more limited than ever, people are looking for alternatives. This has brought the issue of electric vehicles to the forefront once again.

Read More

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.

Blog Feature

Health & Aging

Earth Day 2022: Tips to Help Seniors Lower Their Carbon Footprint

From the increased frequency of severe storms to an overall shift in weather patterns, there’s no denying climate change is upon us. To mitigate the situation, we need to make modifications in our lifestyles. While many people have come to understand this reality, some aren’t quite sure where and how to get started.

Read More

Blog Feature

Caregiver Support  |  Health & Aging

Smart Home Technologies for Older Adults

When a senior is trying to remain independent in their home, family members often wonder about their safety. From concerns about fires to medication management, there are a variety of potential problems that cause loved ones to worry. Fortunately, technology has evolved to offer products that support the independence of seniors.

Read More

Blog Feature

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Importance of Belonging: Unity in Diversity

Celebrating what makes us all different and unique and the importance of recognizing the positive impact that diversity has within our families, our communities and our workplaces are the foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Read More

Blog Feature

Finance & Planning  |  Miscellaneous

Protecting a Senior from Identity Theft During Tax Season

The 2021 tax deadline is fast approaching. Your return must be filed by midnight on Monday, April 18, 2022. While you do have a few extra days to finish your taxes this year, this is a task few people look forward to even if they use a tax preparer or accountant. Added to the stress of tax time is a complication that has popped up in recent years—identity theft. Many seniors aren’t even aware of this concern.

Read More