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

Update: March 27, 2020 Today, Governor Wolf announced a stay-at-home order for Lancaster County going into effect at 8PM tonight. . We will continue to take every precaution we can. We have a campus wide no visitation policy that includes Residential Living, Personal Care and Healthcare.…

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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 cottages.  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 to choose) Receive special incentives due to…

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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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7 Quick Tips for Reducing Caregiver Stress

7 Quick Tips for Reducing Caregiver Stress

Stress often sneaks up on us from caregiving for loved ones. When you are feeling overwhelmed, consider trying a few of these techniques to lift yourself out of that funk. According to research from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP in 2015, over 34.2 million American provide unpaid care…

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Meet the New Director of Nursing

Meet the New Director of Nursing

United Zion Retirement Community is excited to announce Heather Brown as the new Director of Nursing of United Zion Retirement Community's recently renovated Healthcare Center for long-term care and short-term rehabilitation. CEO Sue Verdegem states “Heather’s deep experience with residents in long-term…

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Meet the New Director of Environmental Services

Meet the New Director of Environmental Services

We are thrilled to announce that Troy Dennis has started as the new Director of Environmental Services here at United Zion Retirement Community. “Troy has a proven record for team building and organizational skills that will enhance the environmental service department at United Zion. We believe his…

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