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A Senior's Guide To Emojis

By: Doug Atkinson
January 26th, 2017

If you have a smartphone, or use social media regularly, you’ve probably noticed those little yellow faces popping up every once in awhile. They’re called emojis, and are used constantly in text communication these days. Emojis can be very useful, and even funny sometimes, but if they're not used properly they can also lead to misunderstanding and embarrassment. If you’re not sure that you’re using an emoji properly, have no fear! This guide (and the infographic at the end) will help you master the emoji, so you can understand what everyone is saying.

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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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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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10 Things To Do When Your Grandchildren Visit

By: Doug Atkinson
December 8th, 2016

The holidays are a time when families come together to share memories and create new ones. Many kids may feel out of place when not at home, though, without the usual stimuli to keep them occupied. Here are just a few fun activities you can do with your grandkids around the holidays to keep them engaged.

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The Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Initiative

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
May 23rd, 2016

At Presbyterian Senior Living, we believe in an important principle: To care for people, we also must care for the Earth. As a faith-based provider of senior living services, we understand that we are called to help protect and preserve the planet. By doing so, we can continue to provide health-enhancing environments for our residents and team members.

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Creating a Sense of Being at Home While Living in a CCRC

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
January 15th, 2016

Owning one’s home has long been the cornerstone of the American dream. As a safe haven, homeownership has its advantages—particularly the security, comfort, and familiarity one feels while being there. But as life expectancy increases, “the gap between life expectancy and [healthy life expectancy] widens,” according to researchers in an article published in The Lancet.

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