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Personal Care/Assisted Living | Affordable Senior Housing | CCRC | Senior Apartments

What Makes Lehigh Valley an Ideal Place for Retirement Communities?

By: Emily Shoemake
May 9th, 2019

Many seniors are looking for a relaxing, yet active place to retire. You want to ensure that the community and the senior living option you choose still affords you the opportunity to get out and try new things. If you’re looking for a place to retire that offers enough amenities to keep you busy, the Lehigh Valley, PA area is the perfect spot.

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Finance & Planning | CCRC

Independent Living and CCRCs: Clearing up the Differences

By: Emily Shoemake
May 1st, 2019

There are many types of senior living communities, but two of the most popular are Independent Living and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), also known as Life Plan Communities. While neither is inherently better than the other, you may find that one will be a better fit for you and your individual needs.

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Health & Aging

Fall Prevention: Is there a Magic Bullet?

By: Emily Shoemake
April 25th, 2019

Exercise has long been recognized for a wide array of health improving benefits. From lowering your risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, or cancer to improving bone density, mental performance exercise has also been proven to be one of the best preventative health treatments available.

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Health & Aging

Reminiscence Therapy: The Way Things Were

By: Paul Cercone
April 17th, 2019

We are all shaped by our memories. Each of us has been through something that has shaped us and made us who we are. Sights, sounds, smells, and tastes can all trigger memories and remind us of happy (or unhappy) times.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership- Faith Based, Leadership Driven

By: Steve Proctor
April 10th, 2019

As a teenager I began working as an orderly on a medical surgical floor in a Sister’s of Mercy Hospital in Port Huron Michigan. At that time I knew nothing about the corporate structure of organizations and the difference between working in a for profit or not-for-profit environment.

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Health & Aging | Housing & Development

Is a Patio Home the Right Choice for Your Retirement Lifestyle?

By: Emily Shoemake
April 4th, 2019

Do you feel like it’s time to make a change in your living situation, but you’re not quite ready to give up your independence? You’re not alone. AARP estimates that 77% of seniors plan to stay in their own homes as they age. While this is a comfortable option, it isn’t always the safest, healthiest choice for seniors. A retirement patio home is the perfect compromise between staying in your own home and an apartment rental designed with seniors in mind. Continue reading to learn more about what a patio home is, and why this could be the perfect choice for your season of retirement.

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