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Stephen Juliano

As the Social Media Manager at Presbyterian Senior Living, Stephen spends his day curating and editing blog posts, images, videos and other content to share on PSL's website and social media sites.

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Kirkland Village Strives to Make New Residents Feel at Home

By: Stephen Juliano
January 18th, 2018

When you make a major move in your life, whether it’s to a new part of the country, a new job, or even a new grocery store, there’s usually an adjustment period. You don’t know where to go and you might not have any friends at first. It can be the same for the move to a senior living community. That’s why the staff at Kirkland Village in Bethlehem, PA, put together a process to help new Independent Living residents adjust, and create a better sense of community between new residents and existing ones.

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Coping With Guilt After Moving Your Senior Loved One

By: Stephen Juliano
January 4th, 2018

If you've recently decided to move your loved one to a personal care community you probably didn’t make the decision lightly, and it’s possible that you're struggling with guilt about the move. Whether the move to personal care or assisted living was forced by health concerns, or if it was made slowly with multiple family members weighing in, it’s still possible for you to feel a sense of guilt or remorse. And that’s normal.

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14 of the Best Apps for Seniors

By: Stephen Juliano
December 28th, 2017

In a recent blog post about the best technology for seniors, we said a smartphone is probably the number one piece of technology a senior can own. Smartphones can give seniors the ability to stay in contact with loved ones in a huge variety of ways, but the real reason to get a smartphone or tablet instead of a regular cell phone is the apps. With the right collection of apps, smartphones and tablets can promote major life improvements.

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How Visiting Your Senior Loved Ones Benefits Everyone

By: Stephen Juliano
December 14th, 2017

Like most people, seniors can feel happier and even younger when they’re with the people they love. Staying social, especially with family, can enrich their life and lead to a sharper mind and give a sense of belonging to combat social isolation and loneliness.

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Five Meal Plan: Quincy Village Reimagines Food Services

By: Stephen Juliano
December 7th, 2017

This article is rebuplished with permission from The Journal on Active Aging. To learn more about Quincy Village, click here.

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Holiday Decorating for Seniors with Memory Impairments

By: Stephen Juliano
November 22nd, 2017

With Halloween now behind us, many will start thinking about decorating for Christmas. For some, it can be tempting to go “all out” and give your home a short-term holiday themed makeover. It can be a lot of fun, but if you have a loved one with a cognitive impairment, you may want to reconsider. Those decorations may be causing them unnecessary distress.

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