Tips for Avoiding Nighttime Falls

Tips for Avoiding Nighttime Falls

From SlumberYard and United Zion Retirement Community's Therapy Department Falls are a well-known and documented danger the senior population faces. The month of September is National Falls Prevention Month and the National Council on Aging hosts a Falls Prevention Awareness Week each year in September…

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Lexington Restaurant Opens

Lexington Restaurant Opens

United Zion Retirement Community is thrilled to announce the opening of its Lexington Restaurant Wednesday, August 12th after a three month renovation project. The renovation updated the look of the space, expanded the area for dining and created a gathering space for residents. The brand new kitchen…

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Indoor Gardening for Seniors

Indoor Gardening for Seniors

By Jim Blake Indoor activities such as doing puzzles, trying new recipes, and do-it-yourself hair styling are enjoying a widespread resurgence. But will these at-home pastimes persist after the COVID-19 pandemic passes? One hobby that could keep you engaged until it’s time to get ready for the holidays…

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Speech Therapy: It’s More Than It Sounds

Speech Therapy: It’s More Than It Sounds

Did you know that May is Speech Language Pathology Month? Speech Language Pathology includes voice, fluency, language, and dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). Seniors may have many reasons for speech therapy. Here are a five conditions where speech therapy is used: Aphasia: Seniors who suffer strokes…

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Local Trails in Lititz, PA & Surrounding Lancaster County

Local Trails in Lititz, PA & Surrounding Lancaster County

There are so many great walking, running, hiking, and biking trails in Lancaster County, PA (where we're located). With the current restrictions during the COVID-19 crisis, now is a great time to explore them. To start, make sure you have everything you need: water, snacks, mobile phone, and light layers…

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14 Things to Do During this Time of Social Distancing

14 Things to Do During this Time of Social Distancing

Are you feeling bored, isolated while trying to abide the social distancing recommendation? Here are 14 ideas on how to take advantage of this time at home.   Downsize – Whether you see a move in your next 3 months or your next 10 years, this is a great time to review what you have. Start to…

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Precautions & Preventive Measures for Coronavirus

Precautions & Preventive Measures for Coronavirus

August 5, 2022 Since the last update, 3 team members have tested positive for COVID-19. Residents and team members are undergoing periodic testing as well as taking other precautions. The COVID-19 numbers in Lancaster County are high. For the safety of residents and team members, we encourage…

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Why the Time to Move is Now

Why the Time to Move is Now

Here are 8 reasons that now is the time to make the move into one of United Zion's senior living cottages and apartments in Lititz, PA (Lancaster County, PA).  Great time to sell your home  Get resources from us to reduce moving stress Move into your new home with fresh paint, new flooring…

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Quick Tips for Downsizing

Quick Tips for Downsizing

Emotions can make downsizing tough. Emotions such as sadness, guilt, fear, anxiety are common. Recognizing and understanding those emotions is key to moving from being overwhelmed by the changes and moving forward. Understand it takes time to go through and determine what to do with what you have and…

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10 Things to Do with Grandkids in Lancaster County, PA

10 Things to Do with Grandkids in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is an amazing place to explore especially for kids of all ages. Retirees in Lancaster County have countless of activities and places to explore with their grandchildren. Here are a just a few examples of places to go: 1. Explore Pennsylvania History Ephrata Cloisters…

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