Archive for August, 2018

You’re probably aware that you live close to one of the most important historical cities in The United States. Maybe you forgot about the array of historical gems in downtown Philly, but the summer is the perfect time to learn some new history lessons and bring the family along the way!
From museums to historical houses, Philadelphia has so many educational locations. There are a number of events happening around the city to celebrate the historical significance of Philadelphia. If you’re looking for something historical to do in the city of brotherly love, we’ve got…

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pack like a genius: roll your clothes instead of folding them

Summer may be winding down, but don’t be sad about the incoming cooler weather. Use these last rays of sunshine to inspire you for next year’s vacation. It’s never too late to start planning for 2019’s vacation. That’s half the fun!

Starting your vacation planning now can help you make your 2019 vacation one of the best ones of your life. Not only will you have plenty of time to come up with activities you want to do—but you can save money too!
Here are a few reasons why you should start planning your 2019 vacation now.
Think about the ultimate vacation…

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FLC VigR Ned Barnard

As part of the upcoming VigRr ™ programming, Ned Barnard, Friends Life Care member and author, will lead a walk through Carpenter’s Woods in Mt. Airy.

Ned has spent years studying nature, and has published books featuring Central Park and Pennsylvania trees.  During the one-mile Carpenter’s Woods walk, you will learn the special characteristics – quite apart from their sizes – that distinguish ancient forest trees from younger ones. You will also learn how to identify some of the most common trees growing in Pennsylvania forests. He has even done the …

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promising Alzheimer's research

There is growing research on the importance of early detection of cognitive deficits so that interventions may be implemented in an attempt to slow the progression of further decline. In order to provide our members the chance to be involved in cutting edge research on early memory loss, Friends Life Care has partnered with Dr. Cherian Verghese and Keystone Clinical Studies to provide the opportunity for our members to be screened for short term memory deficits.

Towards that end we are offering quarterly memory screenings at various locations in the Delaware Valley w…

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