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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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Expansion Update – Week of October 23rd

Exterior site grading continues including prepping to pour sidewalks as well as the entrance driveway. Transformer is being set today. Exterior siding continues and should be completed in about a week. Interior drywall is about 90% complete and should be finished in about a week. Painting continues. The floor is…

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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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