What Causes Balance Disorder in Seniors?

Written by Hugh Bleemer, Outreach Manager  Balance disorders are among the most common reasons that older adults seek help from a doctor.  One in three Americans over age 65 will fall every year according to parentgiving.com. A balance disorder is a disturbance that...

Ebbie on Senior Living

Charles Ebbie Alfree III, The Hickman’s Director of Advancement, has a new monthly talk show – “Ebbie on Senior Living” on Radnor Studio 21 MLTV-Main Line Network. His first episode, “Senior Legal Protection”, features Nancy Pine,...

Even More Apps for Seniors

Written by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement  The past two years I have written articles about apps that can help make life easier for seniors. I’m continuing this tradition with a 3rd article on the subject. Multiple apps are available...

Understanding Trauma and Aging

by Pamela Leland, Executive Director If I asked you to hold a 1 pound weight at arm’s length for 1 minute, you might find this easy. If I asked you to hold a 1 pound weight at arm’s length for 10 minutes, you might be able to do this but might find it hard. If I asked...

Calling All Guinea Pigs: You Can Help Find a Cure

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  Today, 1 in 3 older adults die with either Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related disease. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, each year killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined....

Keeping Skin Healthy

by Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III, Director of Advancement Keeping our skin healthy is vital to our overall well-being, especially since it is the body’s largest organ. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), “Your skin is the organ that comes...

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.”

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