The Stress Less Approach

Insomnia, headaches, racing heartbeat and depression could all be signs of stress in adults and senior citizens, said Dr. Lenny Roberts, a Roxborough chiropractor who spoke with staff and residents recently at Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill.  Stress, also referred

March 28, 2024|

Get Heart Healthy in February

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

February 16, 2024|

The Art of Balance

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

February 1, 2024|

Exercising to Maintain an Independent Life 

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. 

October 3, 2023|

Luckiest Man on Earth

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.

June 2, 2023|

Getting Back to Life and Each Other

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.

June 15, 2022|

What’s Your Long Term Care Plan?

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

October 17, 2021|

Convenience and Connection

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.

June 24, 2021|
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