Medicare, I’m Confused!

by Jen Harris, Communications and Outreach Manager  As this year continues to fly by, open enrollment for Medicare in 2019 is quickly approaching.  Medicare is very complex and confusing.  However, APPRISE, Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program,...

The Not So Silver Screen

by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement  Every year about 600 films are released in the United States and millions of people are flocking to multiplexes and art houses to see them. However, I’ve heard some older adults say they don’t feel...

Letting Go of the Wheel

by Samantha Fruchtman, Development Associate. My father turned 96 last month and it was only a few years ago that he gave up driving. My sisters and I did not have to intervene as he thankfully recognized his limitations and he didn’t want to get into an accident...

The Gift – and Benefits – of Letting Go

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  More than 30 years ago I had the privilege of hearing cultural anthropologist Jennifer James speak at a conference for nonprofit professionals. She was speaking on change in the workplace and both our roles in leading change...

More Apps for Seniors

by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement Last year I wrote an article titled, Apps, Making Life Easier for Seniors, for the Daily Local News. With advances in technology occurring on a daily basis…and since we are in the summer movie season...

Finding Romance at Any Age

by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement Recently, two seniors I know started dating. They are spending much time together – taking walks, dining, and playing games. It’s nice to see them enjoying their lives. We often think dating is an...

I’m always recommending The Hickman. As long-time residents in the area, this is our community. Living here has given my Dad a sense of belonging... a feeling of home.”

The staff here really do care. I enjoy the social aspects, and the food is excellent.”

Within the first week, my Dad settled in. Not long after that, he said one day 'I'm glad it was my idea to come here.”

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