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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Dementia Care Tips

Dementia Care Tips

There are over 50 million people worldwide living with dementia and its symptoms of cognitive impairment, with nearly 10 million new cases every year1. In Pennsylvania alone, 280,000 people 65 and older have Alzheimer's2. The most common types of dementia are: Alzheimer’s Disease Lewy Body Dementia …

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United Zion to Dedicate Expansion

United Zion to Dedicate Expansion

Join us in celebrating our expansion and renovation. See the new expansion and learn how it fits the mission of United Zion Retirement Community. Dedication Ceremony Friday June 7 5 - 5:30 PM Tours of the Healthcare Expansion and United Zion Church Archives 4 - 5 PM and 5:30 PM - 6 PM Light refreshments…

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4 Levels of Care in a Life Plan Community

4 Levels of Care in a Life Plan Community

Senior living has evolved significantly over the years and has many options. With this in mind, many baby boomers frequently ask themselves: What senior care services will I need moving forward? Is a particular senior living community right for me? Life Plan Communities, also known as Continuing Care…

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