Paul’s Run Retirement Community was once again rated a five-star community by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS uses a Five-Star Quality Rating System that is based on the overall quality of the community, health inspections, staffing and quality measures. It looks at areas such the care of the residents, how staff and residents interact, the environment and safety.
The Battle of the Bulge was the largest and bloodiest battle that the Americans fought during World War II. Nearly 80,000 Americans were killed, wounded or captured, but the battle ended in Allied victory. Nate Hirsch, a resident at Paul’s Run Retirement Community, fought with the American Infantry during this critical battle.
After 60 years, Herbert Mertz, a resident at Artman Lutheran Home, can finally talk about the time he served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Herbert served on the United States Air Force Security Service during and after the Korean War. “It was a very sophisticated intelligence unit,” he said. Continue reading →
When Ernie Michel, a resident at Artman Lutheran Home, suffered a minor stroke and was no longer able to drive, he was worried that he would have to give up some of the things that he enjoys. But with the help of Liberty at Home’s transportation services, Ernie is able to maintain his active lifestyle.
The Becoming Center hosted its first healthy dining demonstration yesterday. John Fairchild, Becoming Center Nutritionist, and Gary Sugalski from Sodexo showed us how to prepare healthy pork wasabi tacos, and discussed the nutritional benefits. They also gave general tips for healthier cooking, and everyone enjoyed a delicious lunch! Here is the recipe:
The theme of Older American’s Month, “Never too Old to Play,” echoes numerous studies that show that today’s older adults are more active, and health conscious than ever before. The Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) found that baby boomers are raising the bar on their standards for health and living. Seventy-five percent of baby boomers surveyed said that there are “very concerned about their health and are actively managing it.” Continue reading →
Bob Maynard, the chair of the Golf Outing Committee, presented a check for 55,000 dollars to Katrina Wise, Vice President of Senior Services for Liberty Lutheran. The annual Golf Outing at the North Hills Country Club benefits the Artman Benevolent Care Fund, which allows residents who outlive their assets to continue to receive quality, compassionate care at Artman.
Many community members in the Ambler area spent mother’s day weekend enjoying art at the annual Art Show and Sale at Artman. A variety of paintings, jewelry and other unique works of art from local artists were for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Artman Benevolent Care Fund. The Benevolent Care Fund allows residents who have depleted their assets to continue to receive quality, compassionate care at Artman.
Kristin Vought, a Master of Arts in Public Leadership student at the Lutheran Seminary, is dedicated to connecting congregations with socials service organizations such as Liberty Lutheran. “It’s really valuable for congregations to be aware of what services are available in the area, and the ways that they can get involved,” she said.
On May 3, 2012, Fayrouz Azer, supervisor of Lutheran Children and Family Service’s (LCFS) Bucks County Family Preservation Program, a service of Liberty Lutheran, accepted the John Thomas Bevivino Award on behalf of the family preservation unit of LCFS. Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency selects one organization to receive the award, which is given yearly in memory of John Bevivino who worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.