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Forging A New Relationship–Foulkeways At Gwynedd
December 17, 2012 5:24 pm

Forging A New Relationship–Foulkeways At Gwynedd

For the last 10 weeks, Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, has been partnering with Drexel University’s School of Nursing to provide hands-on training to 16 students. The students are training in Gerontology, which is the study of social, biological and psychological aspects of aging. Two groups, comprised of eight students each, have been spending one day a week working with the residents in Foulkeways Skilled Nursing Care Facility, Gwynedd House. Foulkeways is […]

Help with Daily Money Management–InfoDoc, Inc.
October 24, 2012 7:26 pm

Help with Daily Money Management–InfoDoc, Inc.

It all started with a phone call. Ivor and Jean Jones had been living in an assisted living community in Baltimore, Md., for several years when one of their sons, Dr. Bruce Jones, received an unexpected call from their neighbor. “The neighbor had seen their condo listed in the paper as not having paid taxes. It was scheduled for tax sale,” Bruce recalled. Bruce was shocked, but he soon realized that his father had not been managing any of the […]

A Legacy Built with Care–Elizabeth Cooney Care Network
October 24, 2012 5:05 pm

A Legacy Built with Care–Elizabeth Cooney Care Network

Betty Jane Tate met her future husband in an unlikely place: a kindergarten class¬room. Young Betty Jane and Creston Tate became fast friends, but neither the young playmates nor their peers could have ever guessed what the future would hold. Today, sitting in the home the couple has shared for more than 50 years, Betty Jane laughed as she recalled their uncommon love story. “We’ve really been together since kindergarten,” she said. As they grew older, the pair’s friendship deepened. […]

A Prime Location – CareOptions
August 9, 2012 6:34 pm

A Prime Location – CareOptions

Location, Location, Location. Everyone knows that location is everything. For many seniors, the location they long to be in is exactly where they have been for the last 10, 20 or 30 years: at home. John and Anne Eakin are no exception. “We have lived here, in this residence, since 1978, and we just love the community and are happy to be here,” John said. Of course, as the years have passed the Eakins have needed a little more help […]

A Chance Worth Taking – Ingleside at King Farm
August 9, 2012 5:51 pm

A Chance Worth Taking – Ingleside at King Farm

The past cannot be changed. History may repeat itself, but it can never be rewritten. The forward march of time offers no do overs and few second chances. Therefore, when an opportunity presents itself, it must be seized. Werner and Elizabeth Schumann, residents of Ingleside at King Farm, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Rockville, Md., know all too well that chances rarely come twice. They both left Germany early in their lives to find a fresh start in […]

February 22, 2012 9:46 pm

Abington House at Foulkeways Retirement Community Goes Caribbean

By Nancy Nolan It was the end of a long day when Mary Knapp, Director of Health Services, got an email from a bathtub vendor to enter a contest and “win a one-of-a-kind, pink spa tub, made in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2011.”  The Mastercare manufacturer was asking healthcare providers to submit stories that described how they supported breast cancer awareness within their community. Having just completed her annual budget planning meetings, where a State mandate forced […]

Making the Move to Senior Housing with a Good Friend
August 17, 2011 4:54 pm

Making the Move to Senior Housing with a Good Friend

Two longtime neighbors decided to research communities, but never imagined they would share the same apartment! When Sean Foohey moved into his townhouse in Fairfax County, Va. in 1969, one of the first people he met was his next-door neighbor.  The two immediately developed a friendship and support network that included sharing dinner and conversation nearly every evening.  Now over 40 years later, they have made the move to The Woodlands Retirement Community in Fairfax, where instead of living next […]

A Truly Unique Family Caregiving Story at a Retirement Community
August 17, 2011 4:30 pm

A Truly Unique Family Caregiving Story at a Retirement Community

A mother and daughter share a special bond that has been enhanced by the support of Kensington Park According to a study conducted by National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, more than 29% of the U.S. population is providing care for a disabled or aged family member or friend during any given year.  Anastasia Bettis is one of those family members, but the passion, commitment and bond she shares with her mother, Mardi Marshall, would be completely off the charts […]

SourceBook digital editions are available
August 17, 2011 9:05 am

SourceBook digital editions are available

The most recent editions of Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook are available in digital editions.  Readers can browse and print the award-winning publication while they are waiting for their free copy to arrive in the mail. Click on the links or images below to access the current regional editions  editions: DC Metro Maryland Delaware Valley DC Metro Edition Maryland Edition Delaware Valley Edition – Philadelphia, PA and surrounding regions in New Jersey (NJ) and Delaware (DE)

August 15, 2011 7:52 pm

2011 NATIONAL SURVEY AND RELEASES REPORT ON AGING PREPAREDNESS

Online Survey is Open to Adults in English and Spanish, July 2011 CommonHealth ACTION (CHA) has launched its 2011 national online survey to assess how prepared people in the United States are to age. Intended for adults over the age of 18, the survey will collect data on concerns people have about aging, who will provide for their needs in their later years, and the role they anticipate technology will play in their lives as they age. The online survey […]