Tag: assisted living


10 Ways to Support an Aging Loved One

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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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How to Help a Senior Live More Independently

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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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7 Ways Seniors Can Stay in Good Health this Winter

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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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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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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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Woman with mouth covered

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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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Senior couple on walk in countryside

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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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Female caregiver and senior patient in a wheelchair looking at camera outside

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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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