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Sip & Sit: Foods for the Fall

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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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Expansion Update – Week of August 28th

Brickwork continues across the front of the building on Walnut Street.   Please note one minor clarification to last week’s update:  The brickwork on the East Marshall Street side is not 100% complete as the update stated. There is still some brick work to be done. Interior drywall work continues…

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Grandparents Day Celebration!

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Sip & Sit: Paying for College

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Headshots and Nosh

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Sip & Sit Series

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Is Kindness Good for Your Health?

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director There is a video making the rounds that documents a prank in which a group of elders, some using walkers or a wheelchair, disrupt traffic as they try to cross a street. Drivers are caught showing various facial expressions (and hand gestures), indicating confusion,…

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

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