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Beauty & Convenience: Rental Apartments

After entering Masonic Village at Elizabethtown’s 1,400-acre countryside campus and driving down the sycamore tree-lined boulevard, visitors are greeted by stately granite and limestone buildings. Built in the 1900s, these historic buildings have undergone renovations over the years to incorporate modern updates

February 6th, 2020|Care|

Life Comes Full Circle

Resident Lin Jones believes his life has come full circle. He was born in the small, historic town of Star Junction, located in Fayette County. Now, he resides in the Star Points Building at Masonic Village at Sewickley. “I think

November 19th, 2019|Care, Making a Move, Neighbors|

Staying Safe in the Summer

As summer is upon us, so are thoughts of fun in the sun. However, when the weather gets warmer and vacations and outdoor activities are planned, seniors should also keep something else in mind: safety. It is important to make

July 10th, 2019|Care|

Music Therapy – A Research-Based Profession

Although people have used music to maintain and improve health for centuries, music therapy is still a relatively young profession. Like any medical field, it is necessary to understand why interventions have an impact and to develop procedures so that these techniques can be used with all clients.

February 4th, 2019|Care|

Loss of Independence: Helping an Aging Loved One Cope

With age, many people begin to lose their ability to complete tasks that were once effortless for them. While they may start to rely on others to assist them and experience feelings of helplessness, a loss of independence is a roadblock that can be hurdled.

January 29th, 2019|Care|

Music Therapists as Musicians

For 20 years, Masonic Village at Elizabethtown's music therapists have explained and demonstrated the difference between therapy and entertainment. While all music therapists need to be musicians, not all musicians should be music therapists.

January 14th, 2019|Care|