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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.
The difference between nursing home care, senior living and assisted living
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
On Grandparents Day, help kids connect to loved ones with memory loss
National Grandparents Day is observed on the first Sunday of September after Labor Day to honor grandparents for their love and support. Ecumenical Retirement Community encourages families to express their gratitude to grandparents and, where possible, use it as a day of visitation and connection. We recognize that visits and communication can be challenging when…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
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