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Learning and Connecting–Cathedral Village

Learning and Connecting–Cathedral Village

Forget the old rhyme, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” At Village College, the continuing education program at Cathedral Village, the pencils are sharp, there are only good books, and the teachers and students are friends and neighbors. Cathedral Village is a premier continuing care retirement community in Philadelphia, Pa. The Village College has been keeping the community’s academic residents engaged in learning for more than 18 years.   Operated and taught entirely by residents, [...]

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Assisted Living Inventory Growth – Nursing Home Continues to Slide

McKnights Long Term Care reports that assisted living inventory growth reached a historic high in the second quarter of 2014, while nursing home inventory continued its slight downward trajectory,[...]

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Seven injured after pickup runs into Baltimore assisted living facility

Baltimore Sun reports that seven people were taken to hospitals after a pickup truck ran into an assisted living facility in Reisterstown Friday evening, Baltimore County fire department officials[...]

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A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds

A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds
By Christy Brudin Friends prepare for a museum outing. A woman heads off ­ to work. Students file into the fitness center. Homewood at Willow Ponds, an active adult community in Frederick, Md.,[...]

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Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown

Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown
By Christy Brudin Art has always been a big part of Millicent “Millie” Bassett’s life. From theaters in New York City to classrooms in Connecticut, Millie has been inspired by countless[...]

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Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House

Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House
By Christy Brudin Good friends and great neighbors are always there to lend a hand. That’s exactly what Carmen Callan was doing—helping a friend—when she found her ideal retirement[...]

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Real-Life Story–The Crossings at Falls Run

Real-Life Story–The Crossings at Falls Run
When Ralph and Patti Myers went to an open house at The Crossings at Falls Run, they enjoyed great company and a delicious meal—and they decided to stay. Located in Fredericksburg, Va., The[...]

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Alzheimer’s: The facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s: The facts and Figures
alzheimer’s association report sheds new light on scope of disease According to the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another[...]

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The Circle of Life–Foulkeways at Gwynedd

The Circle of Life–Foulkeways at Gwynedd
By Nancy Nolan Photography by Jim Greipp / Pau Hana Productions In early 1986, Douglas Tweddale came to Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Montgomery County,[...]

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