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 and surrounding Lancaster County

Local Trails in Lititz and surrounding Lancaster County

There are so many great walking, hiking and biking trails in Lancaster County. 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 (such as a windbreaker). We also…

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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 determine…

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Precautions & Preventive Measures for Coronavirus

Precautions & Preventive Measures for Coronavirus

Update: July, 1, 2020 United Zion continues to be vigilant in response to COVID-19.  The Pennsylvania Department of Health mandated skilled nursing centers implement a mass testing plan for residents and staff by July 24, 2020. Last week, we implemented the mass testing for residents and…

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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 in Lititz, PA (Lancaster County, PA).  Great time of the year to sell your home Get resources from us to reduce moving stress Choice of cottages that are becoming available (first come, first…

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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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An Art Lover’s Guide to Lititz, PA

An Art Lover’s Guide to Lititz, PA

In vibrant historic Lititz, there is a plethora of small shops selling various handmade goods, artist studios and art galleries. It's one of the reasons, Lititz was named Budget Travel's Coolest Small Town in 2013. Take some time to check them out and then check them out again as the artwork changes.…

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Choosing the Right Senior Living Community

Choosing the Right Senior Living Community

Seniors of today are looking to make the most out of their retirement years. They seek to enjoy every upcoming moment, to remain as healthy as possible, to provide service to their community and to explore new opportunities. The needs of seniors are evolving especially as more look to age in place. Thus,…

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