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.
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
Finding the most useful gifts for a family member who lives in a long-term care community to enjoy can be challenging. Older adults have received a lifetime of gifts, but over the years, their needs may have changed, according
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
Losing a spouse is often one of the most difficult experiences a person can go through. Spiritual Care staff at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown established the Hope Share program to help individuals continue to live with hope.
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
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.
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.
Moving a loved one into a long term care community, nursing home or assisted living/personal care home can raise many questions and concerns. Masonic Villages’ team of admissions staff and social workers are here to assist every step of the way.
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.