8 Ways Seniors Can Stay Involved in the Community
8 Ways Seniors Can Stay Involved in the Community Staying involved in the community is beneficial at any age. Especially for our seniors, having an active role in the community can add purpose and meaning while building new and lasting friendships. Best of all, community involvement builds stronger and healthier communities in which we all thrive! On the hand, if you need to take a...
Fun Spring Craft Ideas for Seniors
Spring is the time of year when everything seems to come alive again! The flowers begin to bloom, grass and leaves grow and the birds start singing again. Spring is also the perfect time to make your home feel alive, and a great way to do that is to decorate it with some spring crafts. For our seniors, we have quite a few spring crafts...
10 Ways to Support an Aging Loved One
Do you have an aging friend or family member who needs your support? Do you ever find it challenging to show your support in the right way at the right time? You’re not alone! Many people find it difficult to know how to best support an aging loved one in a way that means the most to them. It’s important to consider their personality and...
The Middletown Home Celebrates Super Bowl Sunday
Whether you are an Eagles fan, a Patriots fan, or you’re just there for the food, you were probably at a Super Bowl Party on February 4th. If you were at the Middletown Home you might have been at our Super Bowl Party in the Chapel, or if you weren’t there you at least might have heard us cheering! Preparation started the week before with...
How to Help a Senior Live More Independently
More and more, our aging population wishes to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. So long as their physical and mental health supports this decision, independent living can give your loved one a sense of pride and control over their lives. But if an assisted living with memory care is an option, give them the opportunity to stay in a facility...
The Middletown Home’s Fitness and Rehabilitation Gym is Now Open!
Our visioning for the Middletown Home is to create a vibrant community where residents live a life without limitations. In order for residents to achieve optimal health at every stage of life, we remain focused on being a campus of wellness, rehabilitation and life-long learning. As we live out this visioning, we are very excited to announce the grand opening of our post-acute care fitness...
7 Ways Seniors Can Stay in Good Health this Winter
The winter months can be challenging for anyone to stay in good health. You’re battling higher risk of illness, and cold weather which can create dangerous conditions roads and sidewalks and limit your time outdoors. The good news is there are several ways in which you can be more mindful about your health this winter. Especially for seniors, staying in good health is essential to...
The Middletown Home’s Breakfast with Santa Sets New Record!
‘Twas the day of Breakfast with Santa and all through Middletown, people were coming from miles around! Our 2017 Breakfast with Santa, held on Sunday December 3 at the Middletown Home, was our biggest year yet! Over one thousand children, family members, staff, and residents attended this free, community event. We provided a delicious breakfast menu including pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, fruits, and pastries that...
12 Christmas Activities to Enjoy with an Aging Loved One
Christmas at the Middletown Home is a season filled with joy and celebration. We love decorating our campus and making our residents feel “home for the holidays.” Whether you or a loved one are here with us this Christmas, or whether you are simply looking for ideas for how you can enjoy some holiday activities with an aging loved one at home, let’s take a...
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...