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Housing & Development

Cathedral Village Revitalizes Energy Production

Cathedral Village has shrunk its carbon footprint in a big way! The Presbyterian Senior Living community in Philadelphia recently made some clean energy upgrades that will have a significant and lasting impact on the environment.

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Housing & Development

You're Invited to The Long Home Heritage Gala

The Long Community at Highland is a not-for-profit organization and joined the Presbyterian Senior Living network of care in 2009, becoming one of the thirty communities in the mid-Atlantic region.  The original Long Home was established in the late 1800’s as a result of the generosity of the late Judge Henry G. Long.  The Long Home was established to provide a home and care for Lancaster’s widows and single women who did not possess the resources to care for themselves.  Since that time, admission expanded to include men.

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Health & Aging  |  Housing & Development

How Outdoor Therapeutic Spaces Increase Quality of Life for Seniors

Imagine stepping outside into the fresh air and sunshine to do a little yard work, fetch your mail and put together a picnic lunch. If this sounds like the perfect day, you might not believe that it’s actually a form of physical and occupational therapy.

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Health & Aging  |  Housing & Development

[Case Study] How We Reduced ER Visits Among Seniors by More than 50%

Over the course of several years, Presbyterian Senior Living, one of the largest providers of affordable senior housing in PA, started noticing an increase in ER visits among seniors living at our Presbyterian Apartments location in Harrisburg, PA. Because of our commitment to providing residents with affordable, quality care and supportive services, it was imperative we take action to uncover the root cause. And, as with any root cause analysis, if the causes are not understood, efforts to address the issues are futile. Therefore, two questions came to mind: Why the increase in ER visits? What can we do to address this issue?

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Health & Aging  |  Housing & Development

Then, Now, What's Next? Transitional Care Unit Coming to Dover, DE

Presbyterian Senior Living is committed to reinventing health care. With more than 85 years in providing high quality retirement choices and affordable residential living options for people 55 and older, we are the mid-Atlantic's leader in senior living options. Each of our locations offers benefits to their local communities. In addition, our broad network provides a range of senior living services, including Independent Living, Affordable Senior Housing, Personal Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Adult Day Services and more. It's no wonder our communities were ranked as 2015 top nursing homes by U.S. News and World Report.

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Housing & Development

The Best of Both Worlds: New Trends Shaping Senior Housing in PA

Baby boomers are getting older. By the year 2030, it's estimated that adults over 65 will make up 20 percent of the world's population. While some of these adults will continue to live in their homes, many will seek the comfort of maintenance-free retirement options. Research conducted by Center for Housing Policy projects the doubling of the 65-plus population, over the years to come, will shape the demand for senior housing and supportive care services. What does this mean for senior housing providers?

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