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 on-site health services

The value of having access to on-site health services

When Sarah and John began the process of selecting a senior living community for their retirement years, the minor health issues they had faced recently—Sarah’s chronic arthritis had flared up and John learned he has diabetes—played...

Why older adults should explore new interests

Many of us imagine retirement to be a chapter of our lives filled with relaxation, free schedules and the opportunity to do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted.

However, many older adults with this expectation are often disappointed when...

‘Smart Seniors’ at Diakon Senior Living: The pursuit of knowledge

After retirement, it can be easy slip into habits that don’t always challenge our minds and bodies. Without careers or family to care for, we can become isolated and out of touch if we aren’t careful.

But when we pursue something...

Overcoming nutritional challenges with older adults

You probably have witnessed it: An older relative who just does not eat the same way he or she once did.

As we age, our bodies undergo inevitable changes, even when we’re at our best health. Many of these changes affect how we consume,...

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...

Community News

Diakon 150th anniversary celebration includes performance by Jeanne Robertson

Jeanne Robertson in concert

The stories were hilarious.

“Left Brain’s” grocery shopping.

The suggestion of bungee-jumping.

The neighbor boy’s worry that Jeanne was contagious because she had gone viral...

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...