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Spring break!

United Methodist Communities at Pitman has been partnering with Wenonah Elementary School on Best Day of My Life So Far. The nonprofit’s mission is to reduce older adult isolation and promote intergenerational engagement through storytelling. Pitman’s residents and one of the school’s second grade classes have been exchanging and sharing poems and stories for three …

Pitman Schleeter & Burrowes 1

We recently sat down with the Executive Chef at Pitman to learn more about him and his passion for food and senior care and services. These are his words:   1Q: What is your name and job title? 1A: I’m Rich Schleeter, executive chef of United Methodist Communities at Pitman.   2Q: Where did you grow …

Horti Therapy Lisa 2

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 …

assisted living Pitman NJ

November is Diabetes Month, so our assisted living team in Gloucester County, NJ, is sharing some important information to raise awareness about this serious disease and how it affects seniors to help us all live longer, healthier lives. What is diabetes? There are two types of diabetes: Type One – The body produces no insulin. …

Pitman Walz 3

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 …

Rev-Kim-Wecht-DMPC-Pitman

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:  …

CMS stars

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Five-Stars in overall quality to all four of United Methodist Communities’ full-service campuses. These include United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen (Newton), Collingswood, Pitman and The Shores (Ocean City). The CMS also gives separate ratings for health inspections, staffing and quality measures (QMs). What guidance can …

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 …

Mary Magdalene, Mary, & Salom walking up to the bright empty tomb of Jesus Christ early Sunday morning, Showing Golgotha in the background.

by Rev. Kimberly Wecht Director of Mission and Pastoral Care The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and …

Judas' Purse of 30 silver coins, spilled, on a white background

by Rev. Kimberly Wecht Director of Mission and Pastoral Care “Then one of the twelve, whose name was Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, ‘What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?’ And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. And from that moment he sought an opportunity …

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Although moving to an assisted living community can be very stressful for seniors as well as their families, the great care, amenities, and socialization result in real improvements in care and quality of life. However, positive outcomes rely upon finding the right fit. Here are some mistakes to avoid when on this search, from our …

Senior Woman and Medicine

Proper medication management is essential for seniors and their caregivers in order to prevent complications, adverse interactions, and incorrect doses. This especially applies to seniors because they often take multiple medications for a range of conditions at the same time, an issue known as polypharmacy. Here are some tips and insights from short term rehab …

Transitions Customized Solution Comes to United Methodist Communities Were you recently discharged from a hospital or rehab facility and faced a dilemma because you didn’t feel quite ready to return home or did so and found you needed additional support? United Methodist Communities in Collingswood , Ocean City , and Pitman now offer Transitions, a customized solution for these instances. …