Category Archives: News and Information

Expansion Update – Week of August 14th

Exterior brick work continues and most of the Marshall St. side of building is complete. Underground storm water work continues through the Friends School.  This work will continue through next week.   Transformer vault was set.  Waiting for PECO to set the transformer.   Interior wall rough in of electrical…

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2 FREE CEU’s – End of Life: The Conversation and the Law

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Sip & Sit: Paying for College

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Headshots and Nosh

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Expansion Update – Week of August 7th

Exterior brick work continues on the Marshall St. side of building. All windows are installed, the roof is completed and the building is water-tight secured. Exterior siding work will begin in a few weeks. Interior wall framing and drywall continues. Interior electrical, mechanical, and plumbing rough ins continue. Storm water…

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Clearing Out the Clutter

by Jen Patterson, Facilities Manager  We all do it.  We put things in a pile, to look at later.  We put items in the closet in case we need them.  We put stuff in the basement or attic for next year, for a yard sale, for when family visits, etc. …

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Expansion Update – Week of July 31st

Interior wall framing work continues. Drywall work continues on ceilings and walls. Window installation is complete. Roof work is 95% complete. Interior mechanical piping and electrical rough in continues. Exterior underground storm piping will start up again next week. Exterior brick work continues. Workers will be on site Saturday, July…

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Creating a Life of Purpose

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  Several years ago I was talking with an older woman who was struggling with disappointment and sadness that she could no longer do the kind of volunteering that she had done when she was younger. She had spent much of her adult life doing…

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Expansion Update – Week of July 17th

Interior mechanical, plumbing, and electrical rough in continues. The roof truss work is nearly complete. Exterior wall vapor barrier installation has started.  Window installation is starting this week and will continue through next week.   Exterior wall finished brick work will begin next week. Contractors will be on site this…

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated

by Loretta Homer, L.P.N.  Did you know water is the most essential and important nutrient in the body? It is involved in every bodily function and constitutes for 70 to 75% of human total body weight. So understandably, drinking plenty of fluids to maintain and replenish water levels is vital…

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Expansion Update – Week of July 10th

Interior mechanical, plumbing, and electrical rough in continues. The roof truss work is nearly complete and will be finished next week. Roofing has been installed on about half of the building and will be completely done over the next two weeks. Exterior wall work will continue, which includes starting the…

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Expansion Update – Week of July 3rd

Most of the roof trusses have been set to date. Roofing is approximately 30% complete and will continue over the next few weeks. Sheathing of the roof trusses will continue next week. Underground piping work on Biddle Street was done this week and will continue through the Friends School. Interior…

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The Importance of Remaining Active with Dementia

by Jen Harris, Community Life & Outreach Manager Being mentally active is important for people living with dementia. Performing fun activities can help them stay alert and interested in daily living.  Cognitive-specific activities, such as assembling puzzles, not only provides mental stimulation but can also generate integral social interactions. Reminiscence…

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Expansion Update – Week of June 26th

The third floor walls have all been completed and the roof truss installation has started. All of the major concrete work is complete at this time. Interior mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough in continues. Wall framing will begin on the first floor in the next week. Truss work will continue…

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FREE Continuing Education

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