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Young Mind from a Healthy Body

Monday, June 24, 2019
Andrea Fanz Most people believe that the only way to maintain a sharp mind is by completing intellectual activities such as reading, solving problems or studying new information. However, studies show that physical exercise is actually highly ...

Arthritis

Monday, June 17, 2019
By Jen Ridgeway Millions of adults over 50 live with arthritis. The parts of the body that are most often affected include the hand, spine, hip, and knee. ​Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. Symptoms of arthritis are ...

Emotional Wellness

Monday, June 10, 2019
By Andrea Rowand Wellness. When you hear that word, what does it mean to you? Most people think of their health and although that is part of it, there is so much more to it. There are actually 8 dimensions to wellness. Social wellness helps you ...

Welcome New Residents

Monday, June 3, 2019
Victoria Greganti moved into The Fountains in March 2019 from Vineland, NJ. She attended Sacred Heart High School and studied Spanish at Penn University. She is a former Teacher and Social Worker Supervisor. Victoria is involved in volunteering for ...

Skilled Nursing

Monday, May 27, 2019
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 ...

Honoring Memorial Day

Monday, May 20, 2019
By: Andrea Fanz Here are six ways to Honor Memorial Day Learn their stories Listen to recordings from veterans and their families through StoryCorps oral history (storycorps.org/discover/military-voices) or pick up a military related memoir or ...

You Make A Difference

Monday, May 13, 2019
By: Sara Leung, S.N Activities Director I want to write how everyone makes a difference in the lives of the residents in the facility. Each of us have a role and contribute to helping, caring, and providing for the residents. No matter how hard, or ...

Spring Time Dining

Monday, May 6, 2019
By: Kathy Kevenaar Hi, my name is Kathy Kevenaar and I am one of the dining managers. I am excited that Spring is finally here! I want to give a friendly reminder to everyone on the importance of staying hydrated especially during the upcoming ...

Food for Thought

Monday, April 29, 2019
by: Maria Dorazio We are all very shocked over what we see on the news. There is so much negativity that sometimes if we allow it, it can take over and seep into us. Let’s all get together and start changing this pattern. It starts with ...

April Volunteer Month

Sunday, April 14, 2019
By: Susan Mantz Hello, my name is Susan Mantz, I am the Director of Activities in the Assistant Living. April is National Volunteer Month. What a good way to give back to the community. This month is dedicated to honoring all the volunteers. At ...

The Fountains Happy Hour!

Monday, March 25, 2019
by: Louise Falzarano, Move in Coordinator I wanted to write about something fun, energetic and positive… so… I thought, and realized that every Friday, between 2:00pm and 3:00pm our Activities Director Jenna McGrail and her assistant ...

Go take a Walk! Why walking is Great for Seniors

Monday, March 11, 2019
by: Pam Davis, LPN, RAC-CT, WCC, MDS Coordinator Walking is a physical exercise that is senior friendly! It has many health benefits according to researchers, and it can be done at any individual’s own pace. Winter is almost over, so ...

Pneumonia and the Elderly

Monday, March 4, 2019
In 2010, pneumonia, combined with influenza, was the 8th leading cause of death in the United Sates, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. This fact is illuminated by another statistic: 1 out of 20 adults who get pneumonia dies, ...

Spring Activities

Monday, February 18, 2019
After a long winter, sunshine and warming weather are a welcome change. Here are 5 festive spring activities for seniors! 1. Get outside and enjoy nature After being cooped up indoors all winter, it will feel great to get some fresh air and ...

Fall Prevention

Monday, February 4, 2019
by Tom Boenning Today we are going to go over a topic that should be of concern to all individuals reading this blog. We are going to be talking about falls and the things we can do to decrease our risk of injury related to them. It is vital to ...

Superior Maintenance Team at The Fountain

Monday, January 28, 2019
Hello, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Chuck Berwick, Director of Maintenance. I have a team of 7 team members who ensure the safety and maintenance at The Fountains. The Fountains has roughly 220 Senior Living ...

Human Resources at The Fountains: Always Here to Help

Monday, January 21, 2019
I have been working in the Human Resource department here are The Fountains for over 3 years. In those years, I have had the pleasure of getting to know many of our employees. In HR, we strive to help our employees in many ways, whether it is ...