February is American Heart Month, a time when the nation spotlights heart disease, the number one killer of Americans. During this month, people are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health, and understand, prevent and treat heart disease. You can
Balance and fall prevention are key for older adults to avoid injury and remain confident and able to enjoy life to its fullest. Three important elements play a part in maintaining balance, according to Jeanine Hendrie, wellness manager at Masonic
Exercise is important for people of all ages, but it offers numerous benefits for older adults, including lowering the risk of falls, improving mental health and cognitive function, reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and helping muscles grow stronger.
Before coming to Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill, Ed Campbell was living on his own in a rowhouse in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. As he got older and developed some health problems, he came to the realization that, sooner rather than later, he was going to need more help.
Denise and Gerald “Jerry” Francis were not planning to move, but sometimes life doesn't go as planned. In early May 2021, Jerry became critically ill, and after multiple surgeries, he was given little hope of survival. Rehabilitation at Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill gave him hope for recovery and the possibility of reuniting with his wife of more than 50 years.
Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill is among the 13% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities which have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.
Jodi Wendl, recreation coordinator, gave retirement living residents tips for healthy eating and maintaining weight during the holidays.
You can never start preparing your long term care plan for yourself or a loved one too soon. Knowing your options and what to expect throughout the process can help you make an easy decision in the future. Long term
Residents are using Echo Dots for convenience and enjoyment. By simply giving voice commands to answer questions, they get a weather report, find a local business, play music and hundreds of other tasks.
Moving to a senior living community is a big decision during normal circumstances. You may assume now is not a good time to make this transition in your life, but a move to Masonic Villages could help alleviate current worries, as well as future ones.