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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!

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...

Visiting Someone with Alzheimer's

How to visit someone with Alzheimer’s disease or similar illness

The holidays can be a very emotional time for everyone, including families and friends who have loved ones dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive illnesses.

For those affected by cognitive degeneration disease, the...

Many Hands. One Heart. Service Excellence.

Someone recently asked me about the importance of various roles within a senior living community.

My immediate response arose from my knowledge of 1 Corinthians: “Just as a body, though one, has many parts … all its many parts...

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Luther Crest to dedicate accreditation of arboretum

Scot Medbury, president of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City, will be the featured speaker at the opening of an arboretum on the campus of Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Rd., at 2:30 p.m. June 18.

The Luther Crest senior living...

Fitch Ratings issues BBB+ ratings for Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries bonds

Fitch Ratings of New York has affirmed its “BBB+” rating of bonds issued on behalf of Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. The affirmation was announced in a news release posted by Fitch.

The rating indicates a “stable” financial outlook for...

Luther Crest resident named 'Health Care Hero'

With Paul Fenstermacher, second from right, at the awards event are, from left, Tom McNamara, DeSales University; Kerry Robison, Highmark; and Sandra Murphy, Capital BlueCross, sponsors for the Lehigh Valley Health Care Heroes event...