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5 Signs of a Good Caregiver

09

Apr 2018

5 Signs of a Good Caregiver

When you have a professional caregiver taking care of an aging loved one, it can be difficult to find someone you fully trust with this great responsibility. After all, the care of someone you deeply love is in their hands. What should come as a relief is that there are a few clear signs that indicate you have found a good caregiver, someone you can...

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Senior woman standing outside front door of house

05

Apr 2018

How to Talk to an Aging Loved One About Moving

It may be one of the hardest conversations you will ever need to have with an aging family member or friend. It’s the conversation about moving from their home, the home they likely have known for many, many years, and asking them to consider transitioning into a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). There are many challenges you face: the fear of the unknown, desire to...

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8 Ways Seniors Can Stay Involved in the Community

12

Mar 2018

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! So how can we encourage seniors to stay involved...

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Fun Spring Craft Ideas for Seniors

05

Mar 2018

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...

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10 Ways to Support an Aging Loved One

12

Feb 2018

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...

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A view of the chapel before the big game. People are starting to come in!

06

Feb 2018

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...

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How to Help a Senior Live More Independently

05

Feb 2018

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. Though it makes them happy, it can leave you, the caregiver, with worry and anxiety about their health and safety...

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The Middletown Home’s Fitness and Rehabilitation Gym is Now Open!

16

Jan 2018

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...

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7 Ways Seniors Can Stay in Good Health this Winter

08

Jan 2018

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...

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The Middletown Home’s Breakfast with Santa Sets New Record!

05

Jan 2018

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...

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