Tag: senior


5 Tips to Make Holiday Family Gatherings Less Stressful

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Nov 2018

5 Tips to Make Holiday Family Gatherings Less Stressful

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your family gatherings and where you will spend your holidays. This can be a stressful time for many people as family gatherings bring up some challenges like who will host, who is invited and how will everyone travel there. Especially for our aging senior population, holiday family gatherings can be stressful because travel is...

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

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Aug 2018

The Middletown Home Offers Top-Quality Sub-Acute Care in Central Pennsylvania

We are proud to offer many divisions of services at the Middletown Home! From independent living apartments to personal care, we are able to accommodate our residents throughout every phase of life in our continuing care retirement community. Often people who are in need of sub-acute care don’t know what their options are or where to turn for help. We want to share just a...

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Central PA’s Summer Activities that are Perfect for Senior Adults

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Jun 2018

Central PA’s Summer Activities that are Perfect for Senior Adults

At the Middletown Home, we are proud to provide our residents with a full calendar of activities each and every month that are tailored to all different skill levels as well as interests. Particularly in the summer months, we feel that our campus really comes alive with activity as people spend more time outside and look for evening activities to enjoy the lovely weather. Take...

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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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8 Ways Seniors Can Stay Involved in the Community

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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

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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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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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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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