Meet the New Director of Culinary Services

Meet the New Director of Culinary Services

Christopher Aguillard has joined the team at United Zion as the new leader of culinary services. With over 25 years in the food industry with almost 15 years of experience in long-term care culinary services, Aguillard with the support of Forefront Healthcare is delighted to be bringing great ideas…

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New Chief Financial Officer

New Chief Financial Officer

Matt Musser, CPA has returned to United Zion as the Chief Financial Officer. During the last several years, Musser was the controller at Community Action Partnership and then the controller at Mennonite Home. Prior to that Musser was the controller at United Zion and a senior manager at Baker Tilly.…

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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 on 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. New Restaurant Amenities The…

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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

January 12, 2024 Firestone Health Care and Heritage Hills are experiencing COVID-19 cases and exposures.  Visitation is still open for all residents.  When visiting please notify the receptionist of the area you are visiting, and you will be advised if you need additional personal protective. Visitors…

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