Resident Carolyn Pike recently helped prepare three foster kittens for their permanent homes, caring for them for six weeks. Her foster experience began seen years ago as a volunteer with the Humane League in Florida. After retirement and losing her husband and dog, it has given her "a reason to get out of bed in the morning."
The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and NuStep recognized Masonic Village at Elizabethtown with the Pinnacle Award and Beacon Award for being among the best-in-class for successfully fostering a wellness-centered environment to benefit all who live and work in their community.
Farmer Frank Stoltzfus is as much of an institution at the Masonic Village Farm as the farm itself. For a third of the farm's 110-year history, he's served as farm manager. That tenure ends on June 5 as Farmer Frank retires.
Rental apartments offer the same benefits and amenities as an entrance fee apartment without the “up-front” fee. As part of Masonic Village’s continuum of care, residents have access to personal care and nursing care services, should they need them in the future, giving them a life lease guarantee.
With a little planning, you can bring holiday cheer to your loved one wherever they reside. The way you celebrate may change, but the sentiment behind it can remain. If your parent or another family member has recently relocated to
A group of residents at Masonic Village at Sewickley are proud to call themselves relics. Not the relics most people know, but members of the Resident Life Enrichment Advisory Council (RLEAC). The group helps Karen Hammond, recreation supervisor/concierge, with creating
The Abbott and Costello classic “Who’s on First?” is just one of the skits that Masonic Village at Elizabethtown's new acting club, the GeriActors, performs. Although the club just began last fall, the GeriActors have already performed three times. Club
Construction will begin on the café in June. With an opening planned for early fall, it will be located in the Sycamore Square Marketplace at the edge of the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown campus.
Masonic Village’s 3 MW solar power system produces 3.4 million kWh per year and approximately 15% of the campus’ electricity. It generates a rate of return of between 14 and 20% and results in cost savings of $250,000 annually.
Astronomy has been a long-standing interest for resident Donald Altrichter, and he is always looking for new opportunities to expand his knowledge. He now has the chance to explore the wonders of the universe through the Masonic Village Astronomy Club.