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Housing & Development | Presbyterian Senior Living

PSL's Communities are Committed to Environmental Sustainability

By: Doug Atkinson
July 20th, 2017

At Presbyterian Senior Living, we believe that caring for people also means we must care for the Earth. It is one of the reasons why sustainability is such an important initiative for us. We recently started a company-wide environmental stewardship program, and our communities have committed to make sure we meet our goals.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership: Getting Personal

By: Steve Proctor
July 13th, 2017

One of my favorite movies is the 1990’s classic “You’ve Got Mail”. The movie is about the owner of a small bookstore that is being put out of business by a super-sized bookstore chain (which is pretty ironic because in the intervening years large chain bookstores have been under attack by Amazon and other online sources). In one memor

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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Caregiver Support

12 Helpful Apps for Caregivers

By: Doug Atkinson
July 6th, 2017

Caring for an older adult can be rewarding, but it can also be extremely stressful. From not knowing if you’re doing the right thing, to coordinating your efforts with the rest of your family, it can get overwhelming at times. Luckily, technology is here to help. There are apps for your smartphone that can help you manage the daily stress of caregiving, and give you some much needed breathing room in your life.

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Health & Aging | Caregiver Support

Fun in the Sun: Enjoying Summer Without Worrying About the Heat

By: Doug Atkinson
June 29th, 2017

Summer is a time for the outdoors. Picnics, barbecues, pools, vacations, and more await, but it can be easy to fall victim to heat-related health issues if you’re not careful. The good news is there are a few summer safety tips you can follow to make sure that doesn’t happen.

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Health & Aging

Exercising in the Summer: What Seniors Need to Know

By: Doug Atkinson
June 22nd, 2017

Exercising is a key piece of the puzzle for a healthy lifestyle, especially for seniors. But when summer comes around, it can be hard or even dangerous to exercise outdoors due to the intense heat. Of course, moving the workout indoors would be the an easy fix, but not everyone has access to a gym or exercise equipment in their home. Plus, being outside just generally feels better. Luckily, there are quite a few options for safely exercising outside, as long as you keep the risks in mind.

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Caregiver Support | Presbyterian Senior Living

What Are Adult Day Services, and How Can They Help You?

By: Doug Atkinson
June 15th, 2017

Adult Day Services can be great resources for caregivers, but many people aren’t aware of the benefits they can provide. For many caregivers, balancing your personal responsibilities and caring for your loved one can be incredibly stressful, and you may need a break every once in awhile. That’s where adult day services come in.

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