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How Caregivers Can Combat Stress in the Winter

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Dec 2017

How Caregivers Can Combat Stress in the Winter

The winter is a beautiful season, especially here in Central Pennsylvania. However, the days can feel long, dark and dreary which can lead to stress, depression and other side effects. These winter months, it’s so important that our caregivers actively seek out ways to combat stress. This helps them remain fresh and focused for our residents, giving them the best possible care year-round. Take a...

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Smart Ways to Minimize the Cost of your Senior Living Search

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Nov 2017

Smart Ways to Minimize the Cost of your Senior Living Search

For many, the cost of long-term care is staggering. On a fixed income it can be hard to imagine how you will find a top quality retirement community at a cost you can sustain for the rest of your life. The good news is there are several things you can do to put yourself at the best advantage moving forward. When it comes to searching...

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How the Middletown Home Uses TripleCare Telemedicine to Provide Top-Quality Care

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Nov 2017

How the Middletown Home Uses TripleCare Telemedicine to Provide Top-Quality Care

The Middletown Home is one of the only continuing care communities in Central Pennsylvania to use TripleCare Telemedicine and the only campus in Dauphin County to utilize this cutting-edge technology. Through the use of Telemedicine, our residents benefit from immediate, 24-hour access to doctors, all from the comfort of their room. The Benefits of TripleCare Telemedicine Having access to a physician on the off shifts...

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5 Ways to Maintain a Relationship When Your Spouse is in Personal Care

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Oct 2017

5 Ways to Maintain a Relationship When Your Spouse is in Personal Care

On many occasions a spouse is widowed when the time comes for him or her to move into a personal care facility. In other instances a married couple will choose to move into an independent living apartment together. However, there are some scenarios in which a married couple needs to be separates, as one spouse moves into a personal care facility while the other spouse...

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11 Ways the Middletown Home Gives Back to the Community

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Oct 2017

11 Ways the Middletown Home Gives Back to the Community

The Middletown Home is always growing the ways in which we give back to our community and support our residents by donating to worthy causes and hosting or participating in local events. Our doors are always open to the community and we hope you feel welcome to stop by anytime to see us! As our way of saying thanks to the community, and also supporting...

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The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

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Sep 2017

The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors Tai Chi provides real and substantial benefits for all who practice this internal Chinese martial art. It only takes a commitment of about 20 minutes per day and can be done throughout your entire lifetime. The practice itself focuses on mental and spiritual aspects integrated into a series of movements that flow together. Especially for seniors and those...

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14 Things You’ll Love at the 2017 Pumpkin Festival!

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Aug 2017

14 Things You’ll Love at the 2017 Pumpkin Festival!

The Middletown Home is excited to again host our Annual Pumpkin Fest on Sunday, September 17 from 10:00am until 6:00pm! The event is our largest fundraiser and is held right here on our beautiful campus located at 999 West Harrisburg Pike Middletown, PA 17057. As always, the event is free and open to the community. If you’ve never attended our Pumpkin Fest before (and even if you have!),...

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Middletown Home Builds State-of-the-Art Fitness and Rehabilitation Gym in Central Pennsylvania

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Aug 2017

Middletown Home Builds State-of-the-Art Fitness and Rehabilitation Gym in Central Pennsylvania

Earlier this summer, we broke ground on our new fitness and rehab gym that will be completed near the end of 2018. We have spent a lot of time planning out the renovation of this new space and are very excited to share some of the details of what you can expect to experience with fitness and rehabilitation at the Middletown Home. Convenient Location –...

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Senior woman standing outside front door of house

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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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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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