Why Retire to Lititz in Lancaster County?

Why Retire to Lititz in Lancaster County?

#1 Place to Retire in the US – it’s not just our retirees claiming Lancaster County as a fantastic place to retire to, U.S. News & World Report ranked Lancaster #1 in its 2019 list of Best Places to Retire in the United States. Housing affordability, overall happiness of residents, quality…

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Benefits of the Neighborhood Model for Healthcare Centers

Benefits of the Neighborhood Model for Healthcare Centers

Why Consider a Healthcare Center using the Neighborhood Model United Zion Retirement Community (UZRC) has over 110 years of serving the Lititz community with caring and compassion with a focus on providing personalized care and strengthening a resident's independence. We are often asked why did United…

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UZRC Names New Chief Executive Officer

UZRC Names New Chief Executive Officer

United Zion Retirement Community (UZRC) is excited to bring on Sue Verdegem as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2018. Verdegem comes to United Zion Retirement Community with over three decades of experience in the non-profit, faith-based, senior-living sector. She previously served…

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How to Visually Plan Your Retirement Lifestyle

How to Visually Plan Your Retirement Lifestyle

In a recent blog article, you encountered 4 questions designed to put you on the path to your perfect third age (or “retirement”) lifestyle. Here’s another helpful approach especially for the more visual, artistic, and right-brained among us. What to Keep in Mind Keep in mind (1) what you value…

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4 Questions to Ask When Planning for “Retirement”

4 Questions to Ask When Planning for “Retirement”

You survived your growing up years, you navigated career and household responsibilities, and you’re perched on the edge of your Third Age – recently called “retirement” but now more likely to be a time of full engagement. You’re considering a future that may offer: flexibility, financial freedom…

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Journeying with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

Journeying with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

The holidays are in full swing; Christmas music sounds from the radio, homes are decked out in colorful lights, shoppers at the mall hustle past Santa’s workshop and decorations that seem to have popped up overnight. It’s a time for food and traditions. Everyone around you seems to be in the Christmas…

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Looking Down the Trail – Planning Ahead for Retirement

Looking Down the Trail – Planning Ahead for Retirement

I’ve been a mountain biker for more than a decade and a half. Every hour on the trail is an hour I anticipate and treasure. I’ve learned many things over the years, such as to mentally focus on where you want to go rather than on where you don’t want to go. But one thing I’ve struggled to overcome…

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The Benefits of Home-Based Services

The Benefits of Home-Based Services

Home Sweet Home: Exploring the Benefits of Home-Based Services Ideally, home is that place that we all feel drawn to. It may evoke childhood memories, or it may be simply a place where we feel a sense of belonging. Home is a place where we feel safe and are comfortable. As we get older, we consider…

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Why is Not-for-Profit Important?

Why is Not-for-Profit Important?

At United Zion Retirement Community, where loving and caring walk hand in hand, our primary concern is for individuals rather than shareholders, owners or the bottom line. For over 110 years, United Zion has held the mission of providing superior quality services, based on Christian principles, as our…

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How to Know When You Are Ready to Move Into A Retirement Home?

How to Know When You Are Ready to Move Into A Retirement Home?

The best time to making a move to a retirement community is while you are an active adult, engaged with life, and able to make sound and informed decisions that consider the lifestyle, home environment and the community that you want to be part of. Making life changing decisions becomes more challenging…

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