Bucks County Magazineâ€™s
Annual Senior Living Guide
Bucks County Magazineâ€™s
ith the current advances
bodies lose strength, our hearing and eyesight diminishes
in medicine and a greater
and we become forgetful, sometimes as a result of normal
awareness of fitness and
aging and sometimes from more serious causes.
nutrition, people are liv-
Aging can be thought of as a continuum from being able
ing decades longer than
to live on our own to needing various degrees of help. This
they were in previous
continuum begins with independent living, then assisted liv-
generations. It is becoming common for people to live into
ing, and then total care. Not everyone goes through all three
their 90s and beyond. This brave new world has its
stages, and many elders are independent up into their
upsides and its downsides. Having a long period of time
nineties. But even with this group, often widowed, there can
after retirement gives us time to do many of the things we
be isolation and loneliness that can cause anxiety and even
wanted to do when we were building careers and taking
depression. These people need friendship, community and
care of our homes and children. Now free time is available
things to keep their mind and bodies active.
to travel, write, paint, go to the theater, join clubs, give
Aging nowadays is often something we face twiceâ€”
back to the community by volunteering and list can contin-
with our parents and with ourselves. The sunset years are
ue. The downside, however is that many of our faculties
a good time but they can take a toll on families, especially
diminish as we age. No matter how hard we exercise our
when disabilities and memory challenges are added to the
SENIOR LIFESTYLES mix. The generation who is assisting their parents are often
about options for a variety of situations that include such
themselves in the process of downsizing and planning for
things as on campus food service, outings into the commu-
their own sunset years.
nity, cultural programs, transportation and continuing edu-
Our Senior Lifestyles section presents a variety of liv-
cation. In our area aging can be done purposefully and
ing situations from retirement apartments that allow for
with dignity. Living situations are now staffed with profes-
independent living on campuses that offer care along a con-
sionals who offer rehabilitation, recreation and medical
tinuum of assisted living to total care. All the options that
care. Lifestyle can make a difference, so it can never be too
we explore in this section offer residents a sense of commu-
early to think about these things for ourselves and those we
nity and active living according to the circumstances of
love. Aging does not have to be something to dread, but
rather can be another step in our development.
In our section you can learn about options. It is all
HICKS MEMORY SUPPORT RESIDENCE
handler Hall, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community founded in the Quaker tradition in 1973 is celebrating 45 years of dedication and care to the greater Newtown area. Chandler Hall continues to grow with the changes in health care and with today’s clientele. The most current update to Chandler Hall is the Hicks Memory Support Residence. Chandler Hall has partnered with the Alzheimer's Association's and are implementing the “Habilitation” program with each individual. What is the Habilitation program? Nora Alba, Personal Care Administrator chose the program to meet the individual where they are. The team helps them through the “sundowning” hours by walking with them or making them a meal at 2 a.m. because they believe it is dinner time. They will have a conversation with the individ120
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ual that is “living in 1959”, not bringing them to 2018. Chandler Hall give the resident the dignity and respect to be where they are, not to be on staff's schedule. It is a very effective approach for each individual and Chandler Hall is proud to have this opportunity to help other's in the Lower Bucks area with this difficult disease. The staff at Chandler Hall considers family members part of their family and that means providing additional support and being a resource for Care Giver support groups and education through the Alzheimer's Association and other accredited sources. Our staff of experts is here to help at 267291-2300. Chandler Hall is located at 99 Barclay Street, Newtown, PA. For more information, call 888-603-1973 or 215-497-0905 or visit www.ch.kendal.org.
In Celebration of 45 Years of Service... 25% OFF Select Personal Care & Secured Memory Support apartments.*
Our experience in Personal Care and Memory Care provides families with the comfort of knowing your family member is safe and enjoying their days at Chandler Hall. We provide: • Three delicious home-cooked meals • Medication Management • 24 hour campus security and surveillance • Social, cultural, educational programs and special events • Scheduled transportation Our Memory Support neighborhood gives residents with cognitive and memory challenges the opportunity to flourish. Call today to learn more—we’re here because we care.
Join our community and you’ll never have the worry of moving again! Call 800.245.9066. *Conditions apply: $4,000 Community Fee and first Monthly Fee due upon signing. Care levels are not included in the package. Call for more details.
800.245.9066 | CH.Kendal.org 99 Barclay Street, Newtown, PA 18940 A not-for-profit Life Plan Community serving older adults in the Quaker tradition.
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CONTINUING CARE & LIFESTYLE PREFERENCE ttleboro Community offers independent living for active adults, personal care for those needing assistance with daily living, and skilled nursing and rehabilitation for those requiring 24-hour skilled care for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care needs. The independent living, personal care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation work together as a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Choice of contract types allow for the flexibility and lifestyle preference. Residents can enjoy a carefree lifestyle and all the services and amenities offered in a well appointed independent living community. Beautiful and spacious studios, one bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with abundant closets and large balconies are available for immediate occupancy. All residents receive an inviting continental breakfast and a dinner served restaurant-style with a choice of dining venues. Other amenities include transportation to doctor’s appointments, shopping and local attractions at no additional fee, and a variety of engaging recreational activities to stimulate their mind, body, and soul. Attleboro is “right-sized” for those seeking a warm and friendly feel in a charming environment. It takes little time to feel at home. We are conveniently located, with easy access to shopping, hospitals, cultural, and recreational attractions. For more information, call Attleboro Community, located at 290 East Winchester Avenue in Langhorne, at 215-750-7575 or visit www.attleborocommunity.com. 122
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HIGH PRAISE FOR NEW PINE RUN HUB
he opening festivities for Phase 1 of the new community center at Pine Run Retirement Community have been exhilarating with all associates and villagers bustling and taking pride in the in the beauty of the light-filled spaces. Perched higher than the original HUB, with loads of amenities, the spotlight falls on two levels of dining venues overlooking an attractive terrace and pond where villagers can eat, drink, and relax with new friends and neighbors. Sure to be popular is the Grille & Pub featuring upscale sandwiches and action stations. Amenities in the 36,000 SF campus centerpieceâ€”with a grand opening slated for Spring 2019â€”will also include an indoor swimming pool, fitness club, country store, and beauty salon. Pine Run is located at 777 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Find out more about active living options by calling 800-992-8992 or connect at www.PineRun.org.
To learn about more about new construction and active living options at Pine Run, call 800.992.8992 or visit PineRun.org EOE
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ACTIVE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES
he Manor at York Town blends classic charm with a modern and vibrant approach to retirement living. Located in Jamison, PA, The Manor stands as one of the Philadelphia areaâ€™s premier independent living communities. With its award-winning architecture reminiscent of a gabled
country manor and proximity to dining, cultural, and shopping hotspots, The Manor at York Town isnâ€™t an ordinary retirement community. Their approach to active lifestyles and healthy aging, and location in picturesque Bucks County, provides an idyllic atmosphere. So much awaits you within 64 impressive apartment residences. Learn more about how you can enjoy the lifestyle offered by The Manor at York Town. The Manor at York Town is part of the Liberty Lutheran family of services, a not-for-profit, faithbased organization affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. As a transformational catalyst in the lives of more than 10,000 older adults, Liberty Lutheran helps seniors to thrive through a wide range of services and lifestyle options that honor each individual's life experiences and choices. Additionally, Liberty strengthens and brings hope to distressed communities and vulnerable people through services that provide support for grief recovery and long-term disaster recovery. The Manor at York Town is located at 2010 York Rd, Jamison, PA 18929. For more information, call 877-3305186 or visit www.themanoratyorktown.org
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THIS IS THE WAY TO LIVE
cated in heart of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is a community filled with energy and friendship, providing countless options for leading an active, fulfilling lifestyle. Life at Twining Village offers generous opportunities to connect with friends, improve your health and nurture your passions. Our sophisticated and diverse group of residents enjoy a variety
of well-designed homes and a worry-free lifestyle. Twining
Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which means we offer a comprehensive range of exceptional lifestyle and care options, including independent living, personal care, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and traditional skilled nursing. With us, you have it all – with the free time to enjoy it! A beautiful, maintenance-free home. Carefree living. Opportunities for personal growth. And the security of future healthcare services right on site. Twining Village allows you to enjoy your retirement your way. That’s why our residents say, “This is the Way to Live!” Set in the heart of Bucks County, our community offers the best of both worlds: a beautiful rural setting that is still conveniently close to Philadelphia and local attractions. Our charming homes are nestled within our landscaped, wooded campus, complete with walking paths, a covered bridge and shaded parks. Twining Village is located at 280 Middle Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966. For more information, call 215-874-8614 or www.diakonseniorliving.org. W I NT E R 2 0 1 8
This is a beautiful life… lived in a place of beauty! Life at Pennswood Village is so many good things… It is focused on the unique needs of each individual in a stand-alone, oneof-a-kind community with more than thirty-five years of service. It is daily enjoyment of incredible natural beauty and the warmth of welcoming neighbors. And it’s the many opportunities for physical wellness—including two pools, water aerobics, tai chi, Pilates and yoga. It is intellectual, social and spiritual growth, with art galleries, a library and an auditorium. And it’s creative pursuits coming to life in greenhouses and a woodworking shop. It is Quaker values and a peacefully active lifestyle, where the words “simplicity, dignity, respect and diversity” still ring true. And it’s a full continuum of on-campus, resident-centered healthcare.
Discover the place to continue your beautiful life.
Call 215-504-1118 today for a FREE information kit.
FEEDING MIND & BODY
ennswood Village is a unique and welcoming Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in Newtown, PA on a beautiful 82-acre campus. The not-for-profit, standalone community was founded nearly 40 years ago as a place for seniors to enrich their minds, bodies and spirits. A diverse community accepting of all faiths, Pennswood embraces the Quaker principles and traditions of equality, integrity, stewardship, simplicity, peace and non-violence. Residents enjoy apartment home living with a multitude of services and amenities that enable them to pursue interests and volunteer opportunities. Events, activities and organizations are resident-led, including planning trips, inviting speakers, hosting concerts, and more. Pennswood promotes healthy lifestyles through a tasteful dining program and regular physical activity as well as activities that nourish the intellectual, social and spiritual well-being of the 450 residents. Amenities include a library, two pools, a gym, bocce and croquet courts, putting green, a dog park, bike paths and walking trails. Wellness and fitness classes are just a few programs that feed the body as well as the mind. The community
1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd. Newtown, PA 18940 • www.pennswoodinfo.org
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also hosts Bucks County Community College classes. Accredited as a CCRC, Pennswood provides an array of on-campus resident-centered healthcare services, including an on-site physician practice, skilled nursing and personal care residences. Pennswood Village is located at 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Road, Newtown, PA 18940. For a free information kit, call 215-504-1118. Visit Pennswood Village at www.pennswoodinfo.org.
A guide for seniors and their family to lifestyle options in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.