The last few months have presented challenges for everyone and required much patience and flexibility. For Charlotte Kindler, staying at home during the months of COVID-19 has given her more time to paint land and seascapes, practice her ukulele and video chat with her three sons, two daughters and five grandchildren.
You can never start planning for long term care for yourself or a loved one too soon. Knowing your options and what to expect throughout the process can help you make an easy decision in the future.
If you have looked into Medicare to see about getting covered, you know how complex it can be. You may be confused about late penalties, lack of coverage and which plans are best for you, for starters.
Although they sound very similar, Medicare and Medicaid are very different services.
What are you doing to try and stay healthy during the pandemic? “During times like these, it’s easy for some of the basics to get away from us,” recreation coordinator Jodi Wendl, Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill, shared during a
The aging process affects each person differently, exaggerating strengths and weaknesses. However, medical research has found that memory and attention are most affected by aging, since, according to Dr. Charles Duffy, a neurologist at Penn State Health's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, "memory requires attention and attention requires memory."
Although social distancing means you can’t visit and spend quality time with your elderly loved ones in assisted living and long-term care facilities right now, you can still stay in touch via phone and video chats.
We welcome children, family members and anyone interested in showing they care to send cards, drawings and letters that can be shared with residents, especially those who have few family connections.
After her father’s passing in March 2016, Carol Olnick knew she wasn’t ready to say goodbye to the hospice team. Now she volunteers in honor of her father.
To truly understand someone, you must walk a mile in their shoes. This is why Masonic Village Hospice has begun pairing patients who are veterans with volunteers who have also served.