Tag: aging


Senior woman standing outside front door of house

07

Aug 2017

How to Create a Safe Living Environment for Seniors

Living alone at any age can bring concerns of safety and security. Especially for a senior, living alone can bring the joy of independence or the fear of accident and injury leaving them unable to call for help. If you have an aging loved one living alone, whether in their own home or in an independent living community, there are many steps you can take...

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Senior couple on walk in countryside

05

Jul 2017

Tips to Help Seniors Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

While the summer months can be a beautiful time to get outdoors and enjoy some sunshine, it can also be a dangerous time for our seniors. Overheating and dehydration are very real threats to our health, especially to our aging loved ones who may not have the help or resources to prevent them. In an effort to keep everyone safe this summer, take a look...

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7 Summer Activities We Offer Our Residents

15

Jun 2017

7 Summer Activities We Offer Our Residents

Summer is a beautiful season to step outside, get some fresh air and stay active, both mentally and physically. At the Middletown Home we take special care to offer our residents a wide variety of summer activities to suit their interests and skill levels. We add some unique activities to our event calendar each month that we want to share a little bit more about....

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Female caregiver and senior patient in a wheelchair looking at camera outside

02

Jun 2017

4 Things That Make the Middletown Home’s Campus Uplifting

The staff at the Middletown Home makes every effort to create a positive and uplifting environment for everyone who walks through our doors – this includes our residents, caregivers, staff and visitors. We want the Middletown Home to feel like home and here is what we do to achieve that. We proactively seek ways to compliment and encourage one another. Compliments and encouragement are not...

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Woman hands in light teal knitted mittens are holding a beautiful glossy red heart in a snow background. Love and St. Valentine concept.

06

Feb 2017

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! This is why we wanted to focus on some of the many reasons our caregivers love working at the Middletown Home. We are so fortunate to have a group of caregivers and residents who really form some special relationships. Learn about the 7 reasons why...

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4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique

14

Dec 2016

4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique

4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique We talk a lot about what makes our caregivers unique, and that’s because there is a lot to say! Their ability to care for our residents and create an atmosphere of love and compassion is a blessing to us all. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated team of servant leaders and we’d like to tell you...

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Senior couple with family by Christmas tree - three generations

04

Nov 2016

4 Ways to Bring Family Together for the Holidays – Even When You’re Miles Apart

As families grow and evolve, sometimes people move to a different state or even a different country. With an aging parent, the miles between you can feel especially wide during the holiday season. Despite your best efforts to come home for the holidays, it might just not be feasible due to work, health, finances or another commitment. If you find yourself in a similar situation...

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Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

12

Oct 2016

Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a Certified Nursing Assistant in a skilled nursing center? The simple answer is – a lot of heart! But we wanted to go one step further to give you insight into just how passionate our staff is about serving the members of our retirement community. We talked with Misty Riggs, a Certified Nursing Assistant who will celebrate...

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The Best of Both Worlds: How Middletown Home and Penn State Harrisburg Benefit One Another

04

Oct 2016

The Best of Both Worlds: How Middletown Home and Penn State Harrisburg Benefit One Another

The Middletown Home has the unique benefit of neighboring Penn State Harrisburg’s campus. These two establishments are not only a benefit to the community, they are a great benefit to one another! Together, we have found many different opportunities to collaborate and encourage residents and students to interact. The relationships formed remind us that we can always learn something new, especially from people who are...

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