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Finance & Planning | CCRC

The Best Places for Senior Living in Pennsylvania

By: Doug Atkinson
January 11th, 2017

There are so many important factors that come into play when picking a place to call home, and location will be near the top of the list. The good news is Pennsylvania is a great place for senior living, with a lower-than-average cost of living, beautiful scenery, and more. But what is the best place for senior living in Pennsylvania? It ultimately depends on what you want to do, so we’ve compiled a list to help you figure that out.

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Health & Aging

7 Ways to be an Active Senior During the Cold Winter Months

By: Doug Atkinson
January 5th, 2017

It’s easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle in the winter. With the cold weather and snow, it can be hard to get outside or stay active. We all know that staying on the couch all day can be bad for you, but the good news is there are several easy and fun ways to stay fit in the winter.

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Miscellaneous

6 Ways to Connect with Your Teenaged Grandchild

By: Doug Atkinson
December 26th, 2016

Those of you with teenaged grandkids might have noticed some changes in their behavior and attitude recently. The once sweet children who loved to visit grandma and grandpa may now seem distant and aloof. You knew this was bound to happen, but that doesn’t make what you're feeling hurt any less. But don’t give up hope, there are ways to stay connected to your grandkid’s life!

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CCRC

Helping Others Live a Happy Life with Humor

By: Doug Atkinson
December 21st, 2016

Hilarious, touching, and educational. That’s how most people would describe the unconventional motivational speaker who came to one of Presbyterian Senior Living’s communities this month. Shane Burcaw is in his 20s, and has a disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). That means he is slowly losing control of his muscles, which could eventually prove fatal.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership: Worry

By: Steve Proctor
December 19th, 2016

The period of time leading up to and following the recent elections can best be described as a time of great anxiety. Many voters, worried about their declining standard of living and loss of job opportunities, voted for a change in direction. In the weeks following the election, others have been worried that the changes that may be coming will leave them worse off than before, and are anxious about the future.

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Miscellaneous

Experience the Delight of Model Railroading in Pennsylvania

By: Doug Atkinson
December 16th, 2016

With Pennsylvania's rich railroad history and massive rail network, it should come as no surprise that the model railroad hobby has strong roots here. There are dozens of clubs all over the state, all participating in the wonder of model train building. And all of them know how model railroading can be a fun and educational way to bring people together.

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