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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.
New year, new choices. Downsizing tips made easy for moving into a retirement community.
Downsizing, like aging, is an inevitable part of life. Whether you want to lead a lifestyle with less maintenance, or you’ve become an empty-nester and find you just have too much space, there are many reasons to downsize into a smaller space that occur throughout the span of a typical adult’s life. One of the…Continue Reading
What’s the next step after choosing a senior living community?
The period between finding the right senior living community and moving in can be an emotional one. It’s a transformational time for any individual or couple as the next stage of life begins and a new lifestyle awaits. For many seniors, choosing a senior living community means making arrangements to sell a home – one…Continue Reading
What can personal care at a retirement community provide for you or your loved one?
Older persons and families searching for a retirement community for support with daily living often prefer the option of personal care over a skilled nursing facility. They discover that personal care will provide the necessary support while letting seniors remain as independent as possible. Personal care provides residents with individualized support for daily activities such…Continue Reading
Retirees welcome holiday visitors to their senior living communities
“The greatest gift of all is to spend Christmas with those you love.” Most of us would agree with this sentiment expressed by an unknown writer. And the best retirement communities not only agree but encourage and welcome family visits with residents over the holidays. No matter our age, we approach the holiday season with…Continue Reading
What makes assisted living facilities in Harrisburg PA different from Personal Care Homes?
The differences between assisted living facilities in Harrisburg PA and personal care housing are some of the things that our senior care team outlines with prospective residents and their families on a regular basis. Up until 2011, the terms were interchangeable, but the licensing regulations in Pennsylvania have changed, causing a need for clarification between…Continue Reading