Life at The Hickman is a unique blend of opportunity for continued vitality coupled with services and support.
Planning a funeral is not what it used to be. Today, people have more options and are taking charge of their loved ones’ services.read more
It happened again recently: someone used the word “if” instead of “when” in referring to their certain, though hopefully distant, death. Sometimes saying “if I die” is appropriate. Maybe you are going to attempt some death-defying acrobatic routine and you want to make sure that your affairs are in order in case the stunt fails. However, I notice that it is pretty common for people to use the phrase “if I die” when what they really mean is “when I die.” They use “if I die” as if they might, in fact, be someone who won’t die.read more
On Friday, March 16, 2018 The Hickman Friends Senior Community of West Chester welcomed more than 100 guests to a ribbon-cutting and reception to celebrate completion of their new Anna T. Jeanes Building at the corner of North Walnut and East Marshall Streets.read more
by Amanda Rougeau, Community Life Associate Music therapy is a form of therapy that uses music to achieve non-musical goals. Like traditional therapy, music therapy uses various techniques to achieve motor, behavioral, cognitive, and emotional goals to promote...read more
by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director The increasing desire and trend to “age in place” is well-recognized by those of us who support older adults, or, in other words, to stay in their current home versus move to another home as they grow older and their needs...read more