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United Methodist Communities Wins MarCom Awards

6 Awards Garnered Among 6,500 Entries When the time and energy expended toward high quality communications realizes positive outcomes, all share in the triumph. United Methodist Communities is the recipient of six 2016 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. There were over 6,500 entries from all …

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How to Make a Disability-Friendly Space

As our loved ones age, their homes can become less easy to live in. While this doesn’t mean a move is on the cards quite yet, there’s a lot family and caregivers can do to help make a space more senior and disability friendly. Here are some tips from assisted living specialists in Cape May County, NJ. De-clutter throughout …

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Help Yourself to Help Others

We see it all the time – caregivers putting all of their energy into helping others and not allotting the same time or energy to take care of themselves. In these challenging times, it’s more important than ever that you take care of yourself. Here are five simple tips for even the busiest of people: …

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Is It Time for Hospice?

Choosing hospice care for yourself or  your loved one can be a daunting and emotional decision. For many residents, their focus is on staying out of hospice care until their last few weeks or days of life, when in reality, hospice care can be greatly beneficial to patients and their families many months before this. …

8 Daily Rituals Most Millionaires Have In Common

In our society, success often equates with wealth. Studying the habits of financially successful people can give us important insight into the kind of lifestyle that creates success. Many successful people are out there that can show everyone what it takes be reach their heights. The best news of all is that these habits can …

Getting Back on Track

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. …

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The Gold Standard Shines

United Methodist Communities at The Shores’ Staff Achieves a Deficiency-Free Nursing Survey While Thursday, October 6 started out like any other day at United Methodist Communities at The Shores in Ocean City, it marked the beginning of an intensive multi-pronged assessment. At the conclusion of five business days, The Shores victoriously achieved a deficiency-free nursing survey …

Successful Healthcare Triumphs

United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen Attains Deficiency-Free Federal Survey United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen Administrator, Jeff Lisk proudly reports, “Achieving a deficiency-free federal survey affirms and motivates us to practice the highest standards each and every day.” It all began on September 2, when a team of five qualified health professionals arrived at …

5 Tips to Protect Your Information When You Shop Online

As the online shopping industry continues to evolve, so do the scams. It is important to take steps to protect yourself.  Here are five tips to protect your information when you shop online. Use complex passwords: Try for passwords with a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols or very long passwords. Both are …

The Best Workouts for Seniors

Exercise is part of living a long and healthy life – and that means staying fit as you age! There’s no reason for seniors not to enjoy having a healthy, strong body, and the benefits speak for themselves. Seniors who maintain their fitness: More easily maintain a healthy weight Report fewer visits to the doctor, …

Recognizing and Treating Depression in the Elderly

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, so our CCRC in Sussex County is taking this opportunity to talk about a very real and serious senior health issue: depression. Depression can happen to anyone, at any age or in any circumstance – it’s not a weakness or a character flaw. It’s also not a normal part of aging. Getting …

Flexible Part-Time Job Opportunities for Seniors

For many seniors, staying active can be a challenge, especially when work requires a lot of sitting around. And unfortunately, many supervisors err on the side of caution when it comes to the responsibilities of a senior employee (particularly those with disabilities). Luckily, there’s hope. Real estate is a common go-to for retired seniors looking for a …

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5 Things to Consider When Looking for Hospice Care

Hospice focuses on end-of-life care and many of us will have to consider it someday for parents, loved ones or ourselves. Finding the right provider is about choosing services that are appropriate for the patient’s needs, desires and budget. Here are some useful tips for making this important decision. Testimonials: Find out what people are …