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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.

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3 Reasons Seniors Choose Living in Northwest Philadelphia

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
October 4th, 2018

Are you considering making the big move from your own home to a senior living community? For many seniors, big changes come with a lot of emotions. As long as you choose the right location for a move to a senior living community, your transition will be an exciting one! If you’re looking for living options in the Philadelphia area, you may not be sure what location is best for your lifestyle. Check out these three reasons you should consider senior living in Northwest Philadelphia.

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Merry Stressmas: How to Handle the Stress of the Holidays

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
November 30th, 2017

The following is republished with permission from the Masterpiece Living Mosaic. To learn more about Masterpiece Living at Presbyterian Senior Living, click here. "Merry Stressmas!” It should come as no surprise to learn that the holiday season (November through December) is often considered the sixth most stressful life event. Of people surveyed in a national study, 65% admitted to being anxious during the holidays, and 45% would rather skip it altogether. What can we do when the “most wonderful time of the year” is anything but? Brain expert, Dr. Rob Winningham, weighs in with some valuable tips for staying calm during the busy season and preserving memories in the process.

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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Health & Aging

Lifelong Fitness for Wholeness of Body, Mind and Spirit

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
October 25th, 2016

Physical fitness is an important component of healthy aging, but it’s not the only kind of fitness that’s important. At Presbyterian Senior Living communities, we offer residents opportunities to participate in activities that improve lifelong fitness, including brain fitness and overall mental and physical fitness. There are a wide variety of activities and habits that help promote overall wellness and health. What you choose to do isn’t as important as choosing to do them consistently!

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Finance & Planning

23 Factors To Consider When Evaluating Senior Living Communities

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
September 29th, 2016

Choosing a senior living community can be a monumental decision. From where to begin to which questions to ask, the list of considerations can be overwhelming. And while it’s not an easy process, it’s not insurmountable, either -- particularly if you understand all of the elements that go into finding the right living arrangements for seniors and the people who love them. To that end, we’ve rounded up 23 factors to keep in mind when evaluating senior living communities.

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Mentoring Children as Part of a Senior Living Experience

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
September 22nd, 2016

Seniors and children may be at opposite ends of the age spectrum, but they still have plenty in common. Not only that, but an abundance of evidence points to the profound mutual benefits of intergenerational interactions between these two groups. Let’s take a closer look at the advantages of promoting relationships between children and seniors, along with highlighting how Presbyterian Senior Living is bridging the generation gap.

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Health & Aging

12 Signs It's Time to Consider Personal Care for Your Loved One

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
September 13th, 2016

Have you found yourself suddenly faced with the decision of having to choose a long term care facility for mom or dad? With so many options and so little time, how does one decide what’s best for their current situation?

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