News and Events

No matter the time of year, we always have news and events to share with you and your family members. From winter holidays and summer events to tips and advice on living a fuller, healthier life no matter your age, Harrison Senior Living will keep you well informed and entertained.
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How to Talk to Parents About Assisted Living: A Compassionate Guide

Category: Chester County, Corporate, John B. Parsons

Talking to your parents about assisted living can be one of the most challenging and emotional conversations you'll ever have. It's a topic that often brings up a mix of feelings—concern for their well-being, fear of losing independence, and the uncertainty of change. However, approaching this discussion with empathy, understanding, and preparation can make a significant difference.

Planning Your Future: Does Long-Term Care Insurance Cover Independent Living?

Category: Chester County, Corporate, John B. Parsons

Independent living is a common choice for many seniors seeking a vibrant, community-focused lifestyle. However, navigating the complexities of long-term care insurance can be daunting, especially when trying to understand what types of living arrangements and services are covered.

Harrison Senior Living Certified as a Great Place to Work®

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

Harrison Senior Living is thrilled to announce that we are certified as a Great Place to Work by our employees. This is the fourth year in a row that we have retained this badge.

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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John B. Parsons Hosts Golden Anniversary Event!

Category: John B. Parsons

The John B. Parsons community hosted a Golden Anniversary Happy Hour to mark Harrison Senior Living's 50th Anniversary!