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How to Choose the Right Senior Rehabilitation Facility

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Navigating recovery and rehabilitation for yourself or a senior loved one can be challenging and emotional. Whether recovering from surgery, an injury, or a significant medical event, the quality and type of rehabilitative care received can significantly impact the recovery trajectory and overall quality of life.

ADLs vs. IADLs: What’s the Difference Between Them?

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

As we navigate aging, our bodies and abilities evolve, altering how we manage our daily lives. Recognizing the moment when it might be helpful to seek additional support can be challenging. This is where the concept of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) becomes invaluable, as well as understanding ADLs vs. IADLs ( Instrumental Activities of Daily Living). Let's explore what both involve and their pivotal role in helping us maintain our independence.

Harrison Home Healthcare Services Offer More Than You Might Think!

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Our previous blog explored the skilled services included in home health care. However, home health care services encompass a wide range of additional support services beyond skilled nursing and therapy. These services play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals by offering comprehensive care that addresses both medical and non-medical needs. Here's a closer look at the various aspects of home healthcare services beyond skilled nursing and therapy.

How to Get Home Health Care Services for Yourself or Your Parents

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Navigating the journey of acquiring home health care services for yourself or your aging parents can be filled with questions and uncertainties. At Harrison Senior Living, we understand the importance of this decision and the need for clear, compassionate guidance. This blog is designed to be your comprehensive guide, helping you obtain the right home health care services that cater to your specific needs or those of your loved ones.

Staying Fit After Fifty: The Best Exercises for Older Adults

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Snow Hill

As we age, maintaining an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever. Exercise isn't just about keeping fit. It’s the key to a healthier, more vibrant life, resulting in many health benefits. From bolstering heart health to enhancing mental well-being, the advantages are diverse and significant. However, not all exercises are created equal, especially when it comes to the unique needs of older adults. That's why we'll guide you through some of the best exercises for older adults, focusing on improving balance, strength, and flexibility while highlighting certain activities that might be best avoided to prevent injury.

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Harrison Senior Living Leaders Named Women Of Distinction

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Snow Hill

Harrison Senior Living is proud to announce that two of their community leaders have been selected as Women of Distinction by trade publication, McKnight’s Long-Term Care News & McKnight’s Senior Living. Stacy Yosko, Resident Services Director at Harrison House of Chester County and Juliet Fountain, Administrator and Executive Director for both Harrison House of Snow Hill and John B. Parsons Assisted Living. The Women of Distinction program, in its fifth year, recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the senior living or skilled nursing professions or who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the fields.

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Harrison House of Snow Hill Community Day Picnic!

Category: Snow Hill

The second of four 50th anniversary events planned for this year, Harrison House of Snow Hill hosted a Community Day Picnic on September 23rd!

2022 silver award for national quality

Harrison House of Snow Hill, a Harrison Senior Living community, has been recognized by resident families for its excellence, according to results of the Maryland Nursing Home Family Experience of Care Survey.

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Harrison Senior Living Achieves Certification as A Great Place To Work!

Category: Corporate, Chester County, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Harrison Senior Living, a family owned and operated healthcare organization is officially A Great Place To Work! In what has been arguably the most difficult time to work in a healthcare setting, Harrison Senior Living has succeeded in ensuring their team members are working in a positive environment with a strong culture.

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Another 5-Star Rating at Harrison House of Snow Hill!

Category: Snow Hill

Harrison House of Snow Hill, a Harrison Senior Living community, has earned an overall Five Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) . . . AGAIN! This is a distinguishing honor not easily attained.

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Two Harrison Senior Living Communities Awarded!

Category: Corporate, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Harrison Senior Living is very excited to share that two of our communities, Harrison House of Snow Hill and John B. Parsons Assisted Living, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, were recently awarded with the 2020 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award.  They are the first of Harrison Senior Living’s communities to earn the distinction.

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The COVID-19 virus is still a major concern in the United States, however, Harrison House of Snow Hill is continually making efforts to protect our valued residents.

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A letter from president and CEO Harrison Saunders regarding COVID-19

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

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Maryland governor orders protections for nursing homes

Category: Corporate, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

This past week, Maryland governor Larry Hogan launched actions to protect some of the people who are the most vulnerable to COVID-19: Nursing home residents.

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Harrison Senior Living’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

I would like to reiterate Harrison Senior Living’s strong position, disallowing visitors in our buildings who are not required to be present by medical necessity. 

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Harrison Senior Living president and CEO Harrison Saunders featured in extended segment on WRDE Coast TV in Maryland

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

Restrictions have been in place for visitors of the Harrison House in Georgetown for about a week.

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Citing health concerns over COVID-19, Harrison Senior Living is restricting visitation

Category: Chester County, Corporate, Georgetown, John B. Parsons, Snow Hill

In a public announcement on WRDE Coast TV in Maryland, Harrison Senior Living has announced that it will no longer allow visitors for the foreseeable future due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus.

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We Are Seeing Stars at Harrison House of Snow Hill!

Category: Snow Hill

Harrison House of Snow Hill, a Harrison Senior Living community, has earned an overall Five Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Harrison Senior Living’s two skilled nursing communities, Harrison House of Georgetown and Harrison House of Snow Hill are being recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for their achievements in the quality of care they provide.

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Forty Years with Harrison House of Snow Hill!

Category: Snow Hill

A Snow Hill native, Shelia Morris first started with Harrison House of Snow Hill in 1978 as a nursing assistant.