As temperatures continue to soar this summer, we may enjoy spending time outdoors at picnics, sporting events or the pool, but it is important for us to remember that the heat increases our risk of dehydration. Continue reading
“I just love being a nurse,” said Jean Stabilito, an LPN Unit Manager at Artman Lutheran Home who retired after 18 years. “I love the people here. We’ve been saying for years that Artman is a family, and it really is true.” Continue reading →
Liberty Lutheran’s President and CEO, Luanne Fisher, Ph.D., of Horsham, Pa., is this year’s LeadingAge PA’s 2012 Distinguished Service Award recipient for Paul P. Haas Lifetime Achievement. The award was presented during the 2012 LeadingAge PA Annual Conference in June, in Hershey, Pa. Continue reading →
For the hundreds of refugee families arriving in Philadelphia every year, who have fled or been forced out of their homelands, resettling in the City of Brotherly Love is a challenging process. A new exhibition at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Envisioning Home: Perspectives from Philadelphia Refugees, presents 69 photographs by Bhutanese, Burmese and Iraqi refugees that detail their everyday experiences adjusting to life in the U.S. The exhibition opened on July 13 and will be on display until August 27. Continue reading →
Freda Smith, who has lived at Paul’s Run Retirement Community for three years, is happy to finally be able to relax, play cards, and participate in discussion groups. “I am very lazy now, I worked for 50 years,” she said. “I don’t want any responsibility, I’ve had enough.” Continue reading →
On March 11, 2012 Sue Sowinski, manager of advancement services for Liberty Lutheran, quit smoking cigarettes after more than 30 years with help of a program provided by Liberty Wellness Works. “It was a terribly long habit to have to break,” she said. Continue reading →
A little over a year since its re-opening under the new administration of the non-profit Liberty Lutheran Children and Family Service, the E3 Logan Center, one of five in low-income areas in Philadelphia and the only E3 in the Northwest section of the city, graduated 40 young people who have successfully obtained their GED. The graduation ceremony at Moore College of Art will celebrated the achievements of over 100 graduates from all five of Philadelphia’s E3 Centers. Continue reading →
In their own words, Hope and Ron Coder are “Penn Staters through and through.” College sweethearts, Hope, 79 and Ron, 83, met at Penn State when she was a freshman and he a senior. Fifty-nine happily-married years, four sons, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and 20 homes later, across the U.S. and Japan, the Coders are living life to the fullest back at Penn State at what they affectionately call, “The Village.”
Happy Valley is a state of mind. This couldn’t be truer for the residents at the Village at Penn State (VPS), who enjoy an active and intellectually stimulating lifestyle through the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. Liberty’s newest family member is tapping into the energy, intergenerational programming and enlightenment of the university, and staying young at heart.
When you meet Alex Minko, Nurse Manager at Paul’s Run Retirement Community, you notice his engaging smile and focused attention. It’s not until you talk to him that you learn about his American journey that began ten years ago when he came here on holiday from Belarus. “I loved it in America, and when I met the love of my life, I knew this would be my new home,” he says.