Experienced Nursing Home Administrator Joins UZRC

Experienced Nursing Home Administrator Joins UZRC

We are thrilled to announce Nursing Home Administrator (NHA), Ellen Haupt, has rejoined the team. Haupt was the Director of Nursing at United Zion several years ago. In the interim, she has served as an NHA at various nursing homes including Luther Acres, Frey Village and St Anne’s. Most recently,…

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United Zion Retirement Community Opens Latest Expansion

United Zion Retirement Community Opens Latest Expansion

United Zion Retirement Community (UZRC) is celebrating the opening of its latest expansion. The not-for-profit continuing care retirement community has not only added 10 new independent living apartments but, also, enlarged its healthcare center for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. The…

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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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Learn About Our New Apartments

Learn About Our New Apartments

You are cordially invited . . . Dessert Social & New Apartment Reveal Thursday, September 28 6:30pm – 7:30pm In the Community Room United Zion Retirement Community, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, PA 17543 (Get Directions Here) Questions? Contact Becky Link at (717) 627-8421   Imagine the…

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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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United Zion Retirement Community Expands

United Zion Retirement Community Expands

During a May 4 groundbreaking, United Zion Retirement Community announced plans for a $9+ million expansion on its 11 acre campus in Lititz. Executive Director, Philip Burkholder, spoke of the organization exercising its wings while staying grounded in its mission of more than a century of Christian…

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Have You Hugged a Volunteer Lately?

Have You Hugged a Volunteer Lately?

Did you know that April is National Volunteer Recognition Month?  It is observed during the third week of April in both the United States and Canada and used to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism.  Here in the U.S., National Volunteer Recognition Week was first established in a presidential…

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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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