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Woman with mouth covered

12

Jul 2017

7 Things Not to Say to Someone Living in a Retirement Community

When you visit a friend or loved one who has recently moved into a retirement community, you may wonder what you should say to start conversation about their adjustment to their new living environment. There are a ton of things you can and should say to offer encouragement and show them you care. Be sure to ask them about their favorite activities, or maybe they...

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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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The Middletown Home’s Goals and Resolutions for 2017

05

Jan 2017

The Middletown Home’s Goals and Resolutions for 2017

It’s the New Year which means a fresh start to make improvements and live the best life yet! Much like most of the people around the world, here at the Middletown Home, we also plan to set goals and New Year resolutions to make life even more enjoyable for our residents and staff. Take a look at our four goals and resolutions for 2017! Grow...

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

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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

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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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Group Of Senior Couples Enjoying Meal Together In Care Home With Teenage Helper

13

Sep 2016

5 Reasons Your Loved One May Benefit from a Retirement Community

We all want the best for our loved ones and this includes seeing them enjoy the greatest quality of life, no matter their age. It can be a difficult decision to encourage a friend or family member to leave their home and move into a retirement community, especially if they feel strongly about staying where they are. If you think it’s in the best interest...

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Join Us at the Middletown Home’s Pumpkin Fest!

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Aug 2016

Join Us at the Middletown Home’s Pumpkin Fest!

Special thanks for sponsoring our Pumpkin Fest 2016 Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home The early signs of fall are in the air – the mornings are cooler, the leaves are beginning to change color and the kids are back in school. This also means that our favorite event of the year is right around the corner! On Sunday, September 18 from 10am until 6pm we...

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