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Housing & Development | CCRC

St. Andrew's Village: Turning Your Health Center Inside Out

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
July 22nd, 2016

Built to take advantage of Pennsylvania's picturesque landscape while providing an exceptionally wholesome community in which older adults can thrive, St. Andrew's Village needed a makeover to further improve its capacity to enhance and nourish the lives of its residents. Beginning in 2013, the $10 million renovation of the village emphasized a unique design model that applies the physical and emotional benefits of home living, having immediate access to the outdoors and a cozier, family-type feel to the community.

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Housing & Development

Parker House Assisted Living: Perfecting the Small House Concept

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
May 25th, 2016

“The goal of Parker House is for seniors to be comfortable, feel at home and provide a place where they can successfully age in place whenever possible without having to move to a skilled nursing center as their care needs progress. This is a very unique concept for supportive senior care and living in this region – there’s nothing else like it.”                    Hope Lambert, Executive Director, Quincy Village

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Housing & Development

Cathedral Village Revitalizes Energy Production

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
May 18th, 2016

Cathedral Village has shrunk its carbon footprint in a big way! The Presbyterian Senior Living community in Philadelphia recently made some clean energy upgrades that will have a significant and lasting impact on the environment.

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Housing & Development

You're Invited to The Long Home Heritage Gala

By: Laurel Spagnolo
November 20th, 2015

The Long Community at Highland is a not-for-profit organization and joined the Presbyterian Senior Living network of care in 2009, becoming one of the thirty communities in the mid-Atlantic region.  The original Long Home was established in the late 1800’s as a result of the generosity of the late Judge Henry G. Long.  The Long Home was established to provide a home and care for Lancaster’s widows and single women who did not possess the resources to care for themselves.  Since that time, admission expanded to include men.

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Health & Aging | Housing & Development

How Outdoor Therapeutic Spaces Increase Quality of Life for Seniors

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
November 19th, 2015

Imagine stepping outside into the fresh air and sunshine to do a little yard work, fetch your mail and put together a picnic lunch. If this sounds like the perfect day, you might not believe that it’s actually a form of physical and occupational therapy.

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Health & Aging | Housing & Development

Transforming Relationships Through the Power of Compassionate Touch

By: Alicia Fenstermacher
November 13th, 2015

Presbyterian Senior Living (PSL) is pleased to announce a new approach to resident service and engagement, Compassionate Touch®—an evidence-informed approach combining skilled touch with compassionate presence to enhance quality of life for those in later life stages.

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