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Community Blog

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On their most recent visit, “Sarah’s” adult children found her withdrawn and sad.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

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

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...

Community News

First major external event of Diakon’s 150th anniversary celebration includes dedication of permanency center

Celebrating its 150th year, Diakon will hold its first major anniversary event when the organization dedicates a multi-million-dollar project that refurbished its iconic Old Main building at The Lutheran Home at Topton and created a center designed...

Twining Village Opens

Twining Village opens, dedicates memory care neighborhood in its personal care community

The ribbon is cut for Twining Village’s new memory care neighborhood.

Twining Village has opened it new memory care neighborhood.

Located in the Holland, Pennsylvania, senior living community’s personal care building, the memory...

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 at Ravenwood

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood receives grant to aid low-income clients

 

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood has received a $7,000 grant from National Lutheran Communities and Services to support subsidies for low-income adult day-care clients in 2017.

“This is the fourth grant we have received from...

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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