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Skilled Nursing

Monday, September 17, 2018
It is an unfortunate circumstance to find on your "list to do" to find a facility to care for your loved one. The Fountains at Cedar Parke offers a variety of care levels which include Respite Stay, Rehabilitation or Long-term Care. Upon entering ...

New Medicare Cards

Monday, September 10, 2018
By now, everyone should have heard that new Medicare cards are being issued starting April of 2018. It will contain a brand-new number and is not just a replacement card. Why are the cards being replaced? The biggest reason is to prevent medical ...

Summer Crafts with Assisted Living Residents and Memory Care Residents!

Monday, August 13, 2018
The Assisted Living Community and Memory Care Community at The Fountains have been enjoying this summer doing crafts, going on trips, and gearing up for Assisted Living Week in September! Assisted Living residents recently crafted some seashell ...

Resident Bios June to August to Welcome New Residents!

Monday, August 6, 2018
Virginia Kerbaugh”Ginny” moved into The Fountains in June 2018 from Cambridge, Maryland. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she lived for 25 years. Ginny was a former Library Technician and Secretary. She enjoys ...

Resident Bios April to June to Welcome New Residents!

Monday, June 25, 2018
Virginia Posterknock moved into The Fountains in April 2018 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in Camden, New Jersey and goes by the name Ginny. Her favorite memories are walking on Wildwood Boardwalk and visiting Wildwood ...

Summer Beach Party at The Fountains!

Monday, June 18, 2018
Everyone is welcome to come to the Summer Kickoff Party at The Fountains on June 21st. We will have Matty G Hot Dog Stand and Mister Softee! Try your luck doing our Raffle and enjoy music from DJ Gary!

Happy Birthday to our June Residents!

Monday, June 11, 2018
To all our residents celebrating this month, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! June 2nd: Sonya Bhojwani June 3rd: Margaret Carley June 4th: Angela Racano June 5th: Robert Beltzer June 5th: Hank Dilemmas June 6th: Lilian Mueller June 6th: Muriel Moore June ...

Whatís New at The Fountains?

Monday, June 4, 2018
The Fountains has started a Garden Club! If you are interested in joining, contact Jenna McGrail, Activity Director to sign up! As of May 24th, the residents started container gardens and plated vegetables and herbs on the outside patio! This is a ...

History of Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2018
Article from http://www.oxyview.com At the very end of the month of May we celebrate Memorial Day. If you are old enough to be on Medicare, you probably still call it “Decoration Day.” How did we go from Decoration Day to Memorial Day? ...

Transportation Schedule Month of May

Monday, May 21, 2018
Weekly Bus Trips (These trips are consecutive each week, unless noted otherwise) Please Note: Bus trips will not run if less than 4 residents are signed up. (Please be up at the clubhouse 5 minutes before scheduled time) Mondays: 10am ...

New Activities for May!

Monday, May 7, 2018
Minute to Win It Game: 60 second challenges. Don’t miss this! Musical Bingo: Money is not needed. Just come join the fun! Pictionary: Come use your imagination. A guessing game in which players attempt to identify words from pictures drawn by ...

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)

Monday, April 30, 2018
For seniors with the financial means, a Continuing Care Retirement Community(CCRC) may be the ideal senior living option to “age in place.” CCRCs are a combination independent living, assisted living, and nursing home. Today’s ...

Online Activities Give Aging Brains a Boost

Monday, April 23, 2018
Online Activities
The best exercise for your brain? Use it! A new study finds that knowing your way around the Internet and using digital tools may help you hang onto your memory and other cognitive skills – even improve them – as you age. Using ...

Resident Bios

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Rosemarie Fredrerick moved into the Fountains January 2018 from Cherry Hill, NJ. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rosemarie is a former Teacher’s Aide and employed in office work. She enjoys walking, TV, shopping, and ...

Casino Night Meet & Greet Hosted By: Senior Helpers!

Friday, April 20, 2018
Senior Helpers will be on site to introduce their new Concierge Program! Date: Wednesday April 25th Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Auditorium Enjoy complimentary wine, beer & appetizers. Chinese Auction and Prizes! Families will be welcome!

Christ the Redeemer Irish Festival!

Monday, April 16, 2018
On Saturday April 21st, 2018, join Christ the Redeemer Parish for some great food, fun, and live music consisting of McHugh and O’Neill, and Pipe and Drum Corps:The Emerald Society. Admission is free. Time: 7:00pm-11:00ish Bus transportation ...

Update on Monthly Events!

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (F313) Thrift Shop Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (CH) Whimsical Elegance Boutique Thursday April 5th: 1:00pm (AU) Instructed Yoga with Alyssa Thursday April 5th: 2:00pm (AU) Horticultural Therapy Class Friday ...

Easter Egg Hunt at The Fountains

Monday, March 26, 2018
All are welcome to attend the Family & Friends Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 31 from 11am-2pm. Enjoy activities like crafts for all ages, an Easter egg hunt, and take PICTURES with THE EASTER BUNNY😊. The residents would love to see ...

Yearning for Spring

Monday, March 19, 2018
March 20th, 2018 marks the first day of Spring for this year and it cannot come soon enough! Residents and employees at the Fountains have had a busy fall and winter, but are hankering for sunny skies, blooming flowers, and warmer temperatures! All ...

The Positive Effects of Senior Living Communities

Monday, February 12, 2018
Many older adults are wary of leaving their home to move into assisted living but they shouldn’t be because living in a senior living community is beneficial for both health and happiness. It’s common for older adults to resist moving ...

Expanded Stretch and Bend classes

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The activity department has expanded the Stretch and Bend classes for residents! It is now Monday through Friday! The residents love their morning class where Jenna McGrail, Activity Director leads a vigorous class to keep residents limber and ...

Independent Bus Trips!

Monday, January 22, 2018
Here at The Fountains we try to keep our Independent Residents as Independent as possible. With that being said we host many Independent Living bus trips. Our calendar consists of consecutive weekly outings, along with special trips added here and ...

Robert Leatherberry

Monday, January 15, 2018
Robert (Bob) was born and raised in a segregated Atlantic City on January 15, 1931; he had two sisters. Bob enjoyed boxing for his school’s team and playing sandlot ball with the neighborhood kids. They also played hide-and-go-seek, Ring ...

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Monday, January 8, 2018
When the weather outside is frightful, there are a number of steps seniors can take to ensure a safe and healthy winter season. Ice, snow and cold temperatures can affect people of all ages. It is especially important to keep an eye on seniors ...

The Fountains Welcomes our New Residents!

Monday, January 1, 2018
Beverly Scott moved into The Fountains in August. He attended school at Drexel University and is a retired Substance Abuse Counselor and Clinical Coordinator. He served in the USAF Reserves for 11 years as a Sergeant. He is very active with his ...

Door Decorating Contest

Monday, December 25, 2017
Each year, The Fountains has a resident door decorating contest to bring the holiday spirit! Each wing had a first and second prize winner! First place will receive a 1st place ribbon and a gift card to the cafe. 2nd place receives a certificate ...

Holiday Fun in Independent Living

Monday, December 18, 2017
The Fountains has really been busy this Holiday season! From winter crafts to visits from Frozen, the residents have been busy and engaged! The Fountain's takes great pride in providing a robust winter schedule for the residents! Some of the ...

Holiday Depression: Strategies for Overcoming Seasonal Stress

Monday, December 11, 2017
Sometimes as we age, we don't feel like having lots of parties anymore, and the holidays are no longer very jolly. What used to be a time of joy can change, as life throws us some curve balls. We think we're supposed to be especially happy this ...

Therapy Chicken

Monday, December 4, 2017
Rosebud, the therapy chicken makes an appearance at The Fountains! She is a 2 year old ball of feathers and has a very gentle demeanor. Rosebud's owner Gwenne Baile is a retired nurse-midwife who loves chickens and has taken classes to be a therapy ...

10 Ways to Strengthen Seniorsí Immune System

Monday, November 27, 2017
Keeping seniors’ immune systems strong is important, especially during the cold and flu season. Because they’re more vulnerable to infections, seniors need to take extra precautions to ensure they stay healthy. Healthy-living ...