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‘Care conversations’: Common phrases caregivers need to know

‘Care conversations’: Common phrases caregivers need to know

If you’ve just begun caring for an older adult, it’s easy to be confused by the jargon of senior-focused health care. And if you’re searching for a senior living community, the various terms and phrases to describe ...
How to help a grieving parent cope with the loss of a friend

How to help a grieving parent cope with the loss of a friend

On their most recent visit, “Sarah’s” adult children found her withdrawn and sad. What was going on? As their conversation continued, the children discovered a dear friend of their mother’s had recently passed ...
The importance of wellness

The importance of wellness

I recently wrote about our long history in senior living services and our focus on independence in both body and spirit for the residents we serve. But there is certainly more to our work …. Our commitment to health & ...
Diakon Senior Living promotes independence, health and well-being

Diakon Senior Living promotes independence, health and well-being

You might miss several important dates in our 150th anniversary celebration. While Diakon began as two homes for children in 1868 and 1896, we also were among the earliest providers of senior living. One home, located in Reading, ...
Love delivered!

Love delivered!

Five or so years ago, during the Advent season, I was driving on an interstate when I approached a large flat-bed truck. It was the type of truck that typically transports large pieces of road equipment or sections of a bridge. As I ...

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