Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. This fact is a scary reality that far too many have to face. To start, let's talk about what coronary heart disease is.
Since 1988, the United States has recognized National Senior Citizens Day on August 21. President Ronald Regan declared this day a national holiday to show senior citizens our appreciation and support and acknowledge their accomplishments. Today, senior citizens are more active than ever in their communities and the workforce. They still contribute heavily to our society, and for what they have achieved and continue to achieve, they deserve our thanks. At Presbyterian Senior Living, we are blessed to be able to serve thousands of seniors, all of whom bring their own unique set of knowledge, stories, talents, and abilities.
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You may be in a situation where someone you care about, may that be a spouse, parent, relative, or friend, is struggling to care for themselves. Perhaps you realize living at home is not the ideal situation for your senior loved one, but you aren't sure how to start the conversation about seeking out a senior living community. If you feel like you can relate to the circumstance outlined above, you're in luck. In this article, we'll cover how to address this often touchy subject and give you tips on navigating the process.
If you’re a Philadelphia resident or making senior travel plans to visit Philly, you’re in luck. There are numerous options for any type of cuisine, any occasion, and any price range. Plus, Philadelphia is easy to navigate and senior-friendly, making it the perfect day trip destination for seniors living in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, or Maryland. This short train ride or drive can open up a world of possibilities for seniors who want a culinary adventure.
“I’m not ready.” I think this is the most spoken phrase in senior living sales. Followed (usually about 5 years later) by “I wish I had done this sooner.”
When my mom got diagnosed with dementia, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect when her condition got worse. In the beginning things weren’t so bad, but over time it’s gotten a lot more serious. I knew she was really declining about a year ago, when she got lost for the first time.