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Today — September 23 — is the First Day of Autumn and is Falls Prevention Awareness Day.  It is a day that calls for greater awareness of this important issue, which is a danger to anyone but especially to older adults.  And it is a day that calls for action to take steps to help avoid the danger of falling.

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), “every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury.”As we all age, we are at a greater risk of falling and getting hurt.  Stay safer with these falls prevention ti…

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You love your Facebook account. It allows you to stay in touch with friends and family. You even get to see the latest photos of your friend’s new pet or your grandkids right at your fingertips. Facebook is a great way to stay connected, but you need to make sure your privacy is intact.

After the recent information revelations after the 2016 election, Facebook users all over the world are more concerned with their privacy. Do you know what you need to do to insure your information stays private? Here are a few tips to make sure your Facebook account isn’t giving t…

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(September 21, 2018) Lititz, PA – Landis Communities is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Friends Life Care to launch a Continuing Care at Home (CCaH) program in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. This arrangement will allow both organizations to expand their missions through the innovative Friends Life Care service and exceptional senior care. This new offering is a membership-based program designed to help people remain in their home as they age and can be utilized for care at home, if and when needed, and even residence-based care as those…

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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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