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Masterpiece Living

Children and Seniors: How Intergenerational Programs Bridge the Gap

By: Emily Shoemake
March 13th, 2019

Seniors and children may be at opposite ends of the age spectrum, but they still have plenty in common. Recent studies have found evidence that points to the profound mutual benefits of intergenerational interactions between these two groups. There are many advantages of promoting relationships between children and seniors, and Presbyterian Senior Living is passionate about providing activities to bridge the generation gap.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership: Under Observation

By: Steve Proctor
March 6th, 2019

In my youth it was not uncommon for me to do something a few blocks from my home (like riding my bicycle in traffic) only to discover that someone had called my mom to report my misbehavior in a matter of minutes.

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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Presbyterian Senior Living

Cathedral Village Celebrates Black History Month with 5th Annual Black Art Festival

By: Emily Shoemake
February 27th, 2019

Black History Month has origins dating back to 1926 when Negro History Week was observed during the second week of February. The initial reasoning for instituting a black history recognition was due to the lack of African American history in the public education system.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership: Finding a Portable Passion

By: Steve Proctor
February 20th, 2019

As I write this Reflection it is 4 degrees outside my home in Central Pennsylvania.  In this frigid environment my thoughts return to my childhood in Port Huron, Michigan where these temperatures were more common.  It is still cold there, but not as cold as I remember it to be as a child.

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Caregiver Support

Take the Stress Out of Long Distance Caregiving

By: Emily Shoemake
February 13th, 2019

Trusting in long-distance care for your senior loved one can be tough. How do you know your loved one will be well cared for? How do you know what questions to ask the caregiver, and how will you know if they will actually carry out you and your loved one's wishes?

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Health & Aging

10 Out of the Ordinary Valentine's Day Date Ideas For Seniors

By: Emily Shoemake
February 7th, 2019

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, many couples are trying to come up with the perfect way to celebrate each other's love. If you are a couple who has been together for a long time, it may feel like you are running out of new and exciting things to do together. This Valentine's Day, why not try something out of the ordinary you may not have thought of doing before? We've put together 10 date ideas sure to impress your loved one!

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