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What does the RAISE Family Caregivers Act really mean?

Every year, tens of thousands of family caregivers deliver support and personal care to loved ones without training, pay or, in many cases, help from anyone.

In fact, family caregivers make up the core of our nation’s caregiving...

Embracing new friendships in a senior living community

If you ask senior living professionals, current residents or their family members, they’ll likely tell you that the social opportunities available in senior living are life-changing.

In fact, before moving to a community, many older...

Adjusting to your new senior living lifestyle

After all the hard work of planning, narrowing down choices and making the big move, you’re finally settled into your new senior living community. Your family helped you move in. They’ve called almost every day. You’ve met a handful...

‘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 different...

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On their most recent visit, “Sarah’s” adult children found her withdrawn and sad.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 away....

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Diakon among organizations receiving Lutheran Charities funding

Diakon among organizations receiving Lutheran Charities funding

The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Ollikainen, Lutheran Charities board chair, presents a check replica to the Rev. Mark Wimmer, Diakon vice president for church relations and ministry partnerships, left, and Mark T. Pile, Diakon CEO.

Diakon Lutheran...

Diakon Adult Day Services receives Phoenixville foundation grant to aid low-income clients

Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny has received a $6,000 grant from the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation to subsidize the cost of providing care to participants in the Options program from the Greater Phoenixville area during 2017.

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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...