Winter officially arrived last week.  Why not spruce up your home by bringing nature inside?  This video gives ideas for do-it-yourself décor you can easily display by gathering the greens outside and arranging them around your home.  Click below to view this video from one of Friends Life Care’s Wellness & Care Coordinators, then share your ideas in the comments section below:

 

 

Contributed by:

Vicky Sawyer, MS, LCPC
Wellness & Care Coordinator

Vicky Sawyer started with Friends Life Care in 2006.  As…

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falling leaf

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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