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We hope you enjoy this resource about tips and guidance for seniors and their families for their journey, ideas for living actively and well and insights into living at Ecumenical. Visit often as we share information regularly. And feel free to comment on any that interest you most.

How Retirement Communities in Pennsylvania Celebrate The Longest Day

June 13, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

June 21, 2022 is The Longest Day. Not only is it summer solstice, the day with the most light, but also the day when people around the world fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through fundraisers and awareness campaigns.

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How to research care for dementia or memory loss of loved ones

April 11, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

When a diagnosis of dementia or memory loss of loved ones begins to affect everyday activities, it may be difficult to know where to begin when looking for care that meets their needs. It can be an emotional process, but the best retirement communities provide information and resources in a caring way to ensure that…Continue Reading

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Why consider memory support or assisted living homes for a loved one with dementia

December 24, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Nearly 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year, and currently more than 55 million people are affected by dementia worldwide. It can be difficult to determine when it’s time to consider a higher tier of care for a loved one with dementia. And although contemplating care options for dementia can be an…Continue Reading

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The difference between nursing home care, senior living and assisted living

November 22, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Seniors are provided with many different living options as they age. And while this should give great reassurance to those beginning their research, it can also be difficult to know which option is the right one. From nursing home care to independent living, long term care and assisted living, there are several factors to consider…Continue Reading

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Financial planning tips to use when considering independent living communities

August 31, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Researching independent living communities can be an emotional experience. Between entering a new stage of life to downsizing out of a beloved family home, there are many aspects that can make the process of choosing a senior living community difficult. But on top of all of the emotional influences, figuring out what works for you…Continue Reading

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Hearing loss linked to increased risk of dementia – how independent living retirement communities are equipped to handle both issues

October 22, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Dementia is a disease that currently affects over five million Americans, mostly seniors. From memory loss to a decline in physical health, many seniors choose to enter independent living retirement communities to better deal with all of the aspects dementia, and other health issues can bring. There are several warning signs that seniors in independent living…Continue Reading

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How to determine when memory care is the right care for your loved one

September 24, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

The discussion around moving into a retirement community can be a difficult one. This decision may become all the more challenging when considering memory support as part of that retirement care. Between finding a community that has the proper memory support programs to finding an affordable option and also considering quality of life, there are…Continue Reading

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Providing the peace of mind you need for moving into senior living retirement communities

July 20, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

As COVID-19 continues to be on the minds of many during the summer months of 2020, senior living retirement communities are doing all they can to provide a safe and peaceful environment for current residents and new residents as well. Ecumenical Retirement Community is no exception. Over the past several months, ERC, along with its…Continue Reading

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How residents of senior living retirement communities can practice good dental care amidst stay-at-home orders

June 9, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Dental care isn’t the health topic that’s on the minds of many in senior living communities at the moment. But with COVID-19 keeping residents at home and many offices closed, there is a possibility that teeth cleanings and other dental hygiene related appointments have either been missed or rescheduled for the future. And as the…Continue Reading

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The connection between blood pressure and dementia in seniors

May 7, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month, and 2020 is bringing a different perspective to healthy senior living. With connections between high blood pressure and dementia on the rise, seniors are being urged to take new precautions by medical experts. To help those within independent living retirement communities understand all of the factors surrounding this…Continue Reading

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