Category Archives: Announcement

Expansion Update – Week of December 18th

Paving of the small parking lot between the Hickman Building and the Anna T. Jeanes Building was completed last week. The rear parking lot off Marshall St. will be paved over the next week. Tremendous amount of work is being done every day on the inside of the building: carpet…

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The Magic of a Good Night’s Sleep

by Pamela Leland, Executive Director True or False:  People need less sleep as they get older. False! Older adults need the same amount of sleep recommended for any adult – 7.5 to 9 hours per night. Given this, how did the “fact” that older people need less sleep become so…

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Expansion Update – Week of December 11th

Exterior work on the building continues including landscaping, sod, paver at the entrance drive. Over the next few weeks the rest of the site will be stabilized for the Winter. The balance of the landscaping and grass will be completed in the Spring.  Paving of the two parking lots started…

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Expansion Update – Week of December 4th

Exterior work continues with grading around the building, prepping the parking lot between the new and existing Hickman building and finishing the new sidewalks.  The rear Marshall Street parking lot is being cleared of construction storage so the paving work can be done over the next few weeks.  The new…

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Fraud Prevention for Seniors

Contributed by Colleen O’Neill, CPA, Chief Financial Officer at The Hickman While seniors make up 11 percent of the population, they represent 30 percent of consumer fraud cases and 50 percent of telephone fraud. The reason for their susceptibility to fraud is due to several factors: A lack of comfort…

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Expansion Update – Week of November 20th

The exterior of the building façade is nearly complete as the painters are finishing the red trim. Sitework continues with the grading of the side parking lot by The Hickman Building.  Landscaping along Marshall St. was supposed to begin last week, but it will start next week. All of the…

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Using Apps to Make Life Easier

By Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement  Most associate usage of technology with the younger generations, but older adults are becoming more digitally connected every day. According to the Pew Research Center, 42% of adults 65 and older own smartphones – compared to 18% in 2013. In addition, 32%…

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Expansion Update – Monthly Review

Over the past month tremendous progress has been made on the project.  As you can see the bulk of the exterior of the building has been completed, the site is being graded, the entrance driveway has been paved, the large cooling tower was set on the roof, and a lot…

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Anna T. Jeanes Building Hard Hat Tours

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Expansion Update – Week of November 6th

Exterior siding work continues on the back side of the building. The generator was installed this past week. Much of the new stamped concrete sidewalks have been poured over the past week. The tunnel continues to be exposed and waterproofed. Interior drywall is nearly complete. Interior plumbing fixtures are being…

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Discovering Benefits for Veterans

What benefits are available for veterans and who are eligible?  These were the questions I asked when I started my search to find support for my grandparents.  Working in a senior living community I had heard about the Veterans Benefit Assistance program, but I thought it sounded too good to…

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Expansion Update – Week of October 30th

Exterior siding work is 95% complete. All exterior brick work is complete. Sidewalks are being poured this week and next week. Sitework underground piping and grading continues. Landscaping will begin in approximately one week. The transformer for the building and the new power pole has been set. Interior drywall will…

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Art of Caring 2018

The Hickman is excited to announce the return of Art of Caring on March 24, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Oakbourne Mansion, 1014 South Concord Road, West Chester, PA 19382. Guests will travel throughout Oakbourne Mansion enjoying delicious fare and cocktails, while watching artists create pieces before…

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Vendors & Visits

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Sip & Sit: Veterans Benefit Assistance Program

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