Category Archives: Announcement

A Potpourri of Aging Well

By Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  I’ve had too many reminders in recent weeks that we all need to get more comfortable talking about death and dying. But that is such a heavy subject! My friend Judy suggested the topic of humor and aging for this week’s column. Yet that…

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Expansion Update – Week of October 16th

Exterior sitework continues around the building for rain leader piping and grading. Exterior siding is approximately 80% complete and will continue for the next week. Brickwork is being finished over the next few days. Interior drywall work is 85% complete and should be finished within two weeks. Paint continues on…

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Sip & Sit: Diabetes and your Health

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Expansion Update – Week of October 9th

The exterior brick will be completed this week. Exterior siding continues and should be completed within the next 10 days. Sitework around the building continues, the construction trailer has been removed, and rough grading has started.  Over the next month the bulk of the sitework including sidewalks and finish grading…

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“Functional Foods” of Fall

The fall season is here!  Crisp cool air, beautiful colors in the foliage and the start of football season!  But, did you know that now is the best time to really think about what you eat?  The fall season provides many health and wellness benefits that you may not know…

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Artist Opening Reception

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Sip & Sit: Foods of the Fall

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Expansion Update – Week of October 2nd

Brick work on the exterior of the building continues and should be completed next week. Exterior siding work will continue on the rear side of the building for the next few weeks. Site work around the building including rain leader piping and grading will begin. Interior drywall work continues including…

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Expansion Update – Week of September 25th

The front of the building’s exterior facing Walnut St. is 95% complete.  With the exception of some painting on the siding. Exterior brickwork will be completed next week around the entire building. Exterior wall siding continues around the South and West sides of the building for the next few weeks….

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Sip & Sit: The Journey of Dementia

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Lessons and Revelations from Hurricane Irma

By Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  Like many of us, I have older friends who live in south Florida. One particular couple, both in the 80s, are dealing with a number of health issues and have very limited financial resources. They are also fiercely independent, often refusing help when offered…

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Expansion Update – Week of September 18th

Exterior masonry work is approximately 80% complete.  Most of the work should be completed over the next few weeks. Exterior cement board siding work will continue. Most of the site underground utilities have been installed.  Over the next month the grading around the building will be roughed in. Inside the…

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Expansion Update – Week of September 11th

Exterior siding work continues. The bulk of the brickwork is done that extends up near the top of the building.  The low brick will continue for the next few weeks. Exterior site work will continue around the building for rain leaders.  The water, gas, and electrical underground work are approximately…

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Benefits of Pet Therapy

by Michael Wesner, West Chester University Student and Volunteer at The Hickman  When it comes to senior living communities, the implementation of pet therapy has shown to be useful in caring for the residents. According to M. Garrett, Pet Therapy for Older Adults from Psychology Today, pet therapy, also known…

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Expansion Update – Week of September 4th

Interior drywall work continues. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing rough in continues. Interior wall framing continues and will be complete within the next few weeks. Exterior brick and siding work continues. Underground exterior utility work continues and is nearly complete.  

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