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Happy seniors talking while sitting in the park

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Feb 2017

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community Whether it’s a parent or a spouse, talking to a loved one about the need to move to a retirement community can be one of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have. It’s a realization that they can no longer care for themselves or that the additional care you have providing to them...

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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.

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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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Latin senior lady having fun,enjoying,laying down and having her picture taken in her first snow of her life at age 74

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Jan 2017

6 Tips for Improving Senior Safety in Winter

6 Tips for Improving Senior Safety in Winter The winter months bring the added challenge of cold weather, snow and ice. Especially for seniors, this can pose a dangerous threat to their health and well-being if proper precautions are not taken. If you or someone you know if at a higher risk for falls or ill-health during the winter months, take a look at these...

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The Middletown Home’s Goals and Resolutions for 2017

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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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4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique

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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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5 Special Things the Middletown Home Does for Christmas

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Dec 2016

5 Special Things the Middletown Home Does for Christmas

5 Special Things the Middletown Home Does for Christmas For many of our residents and staff, Christmas is the best time of year to be at the Middletown Home! From decorations and music, to sharing stories and exchanging small gifts, everyone really gets into the holiday spirit. To give you an idea of what makes Christmas so special at the Middletown home, here is a...

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Senior couple with family by Christmas tree - three generations

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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

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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

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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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