Tag: personal care


Tips for Helping a Senior Adult Maintain Personal Health

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May 2018

Tips for Helping a Senior Adult Maintain Personal Health

As our loved ones age, it can become more and more difficult to maintain personal health such as showering, brushing teeth, combing hair, getting the right nutrients and much more. Keeping up with personal hygiene can be a matter of pride for most people, so it can be challenging to help a loved one recognize when they are no longer meeting their own basic needs...

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Fun Spring Craft Ideas for Seniors

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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

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

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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

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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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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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