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If you’re starting to search for an assisted living community, it can be a surprise to find out that they are very different from what you originally thought! Here are 5 facts about today’s assisted living: They’re all unique. A huge range of assisted living communities cater to different tastes, locations and budgets, all with …

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The internet is a wonderful tool that is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of gender, race, age, etc. While the internet is often considered something only used by tech-savvy youngsters, there’s no reason why older individuals cannot enjoy the same benefits. The reality is that anything you’ve ever wanted to try can be learned …

The Shores Mallozzi

We recently sat down with the Director of Mission and Pastoral Care at The Shores to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services. These are her words:    What is your name and position? I’m Rev. Beth Mallozzi, Director of Mission and Pastoral Care at The Shores.   What do you …

Bristol Glen Kaitlin Eamigh

We recently sat down with the Administrator at Bristol Glen to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services. These are her words: Q: What is your name and position? A: Kaitlin Eamigh, Administrator at Bristol Glen.   Q: What do you like best about working for United Methodist Communities? A: I …

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On the first Friday of every month nearly a dozen residents gather in the Community Life Room to take part in a class offered by Beverly Agard, a registered horticultural therapist who loves to share her love of nature and plants with these eager pupils. “Beverly is known for her knowledge of flowers, plants and …

Bristol Glen Foley

We recently sat down with the Sales Assistant at Bristol Glen to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: I’m Cathy Foley, sales assistant at Bristol Glen.   Q: What do you like best about working for United …

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United Methodist Communities is the recipient of four 2017 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition recognizing outstanding marketing and communications professionals. The Summer Events Postcard Campaign, consisting of four direct mail invitation postcards, won Platinum in the print media/print creativity category. Platinum winners are judged to be the most outstanding for their excellence in quality, …

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We recently sat down with the Exercise Physiologist at Pitman to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: Elizabeth Walz, Exercise Physiologist, Senior Fitness Program Specialist   Q: What do you like best about working for United Methodist …

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We recently sat down with the Assisted Living Social Worker at Pitman to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: My name is Lisa Kozlowski and I am the Assisted Living Social Worker.   Q: What do you …

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We recently sat down with the Director of Mission and Pastoral Care at Pitman to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: Reverend Kim Wecht, Director of Mission and Pastoral Care.   Q: What do you like best …

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We recently sat down with the Volunteer Services Coordinator at Pitman to learn more about her and her passion for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A:  Sharon Yesner, Volunteer Services Coordinator.   Q: What do you like best about working for United Methodist Communities? A:  …

Pam Walker

We recently sat down with the RN Care Coordinator at The Shores to learn more about her life and the passion she has for senior care and services . These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: I’m Pam Walker, the Registered Nurse Care Coordinator at The Shores.   Q: What do …

The Shores Mission Project

On September 4, United Methodist Communities’ Home Office received a message from Deputy Commander Major Rick Moreno, United States Marine Corps, stationed at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. “We received your care package for Mark Kistler here at the Special Mission Wing, Special Operations Advisory Group. It arrived at a perfect time and …

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We recently sat down with the Volunteer Services Coordinator at The Shores to learn more about her life and the passion she has for senior care and services. These are her words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: My name is Michele Musto and I’m the Volunteer Services Coordinator at The Shores.   …

UMC The SHores Hospice Care

Death, or the approach of death, is understandably difficult to deal with. Terminal patients, as well as their families and loved ones, often find it hard to address, feeling overwhelmed, confused and a loss of control. This is when hospice comes in and lends a guiding hand in understanding what is coming, preparing for death …

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We recently sat down with the Sales Director at The Shores to learn more about him and his passion for senior care and services . These are his words:   Q: What is your name and position? A: I’m Ryan Champion, Sales Director at The Shores.   Q: What do you like best about working for United …

Advanced directive care at The Shores

While planning for medical emergencies and health problems is important at any age, this becomes essential as we get older. It isn’t pleasant to think about Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate orders, but the important thing to remember it that it is about ensuring that your wishes are respected in the event that you …

Coincidence or not? You decide. I walked onto the cruise ship and faced an entire wall lit up with the message, “How Will You Tell your Story?” This followed a very interesting conversation during a 25-minute van ride from my hotel to the cruise ship port in Florida. I sat next to a woman named …