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Preparing for Your Joint Surgery and Making a Successful Recovery

Marilyn Kerr, R.N., Director of Nursing, Saunders House, says, “Today, joint surgery is a very common and increasingly popular procedure, especially among mature adults who seek to maintain active lives despite the unavoidable effects of time and wear and tear on the body. Fortunately, with appropriate pre-surgery planning and skilled post-procedure rehabilitation, people achieve major improvements in their comfort, function and lifestyle.”

Saunders House: Celebrating 150 Years of Aging With Grace

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Saunders House hosted a gala reception to commemorate its 150th anniversary.  The evening celebration was made possible, in part, by generous sponsors.

The residents, staff and Board members of Saunders House are deeply grateful to the following businesses and individuals who generously sponsored the 150th anniversary celebration. 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

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Saunders House Featured at the PECO Tower

On the weekend of April 11-14, 2014, the Saunders House name was up in lights at the PECO Tower in Philadelphia. To mark the 150th anniversary of Saunders House, the Crown Lights program featured the Saunders House message for three nights. The message appeared as: "Saunders House: Celebrating 150 Years of Aging With Grace, www.saundershouse.org."

Saunders House Appoints Dr. Firas Saidi as New Medical Director

Saunders House is pleased to announce that, effective May 2, 2014, Dr. Firas Saidi was appointed the Medical Director of Saunders House, and Dr. Charles Breish was appointed the Associate Medical Director. Dr. Saidi succeeds Dr.Bruce Silver who served Saunders House as Medical Director for over 36 years.

PECO TOWER “Crown Lights” Featuring Saunders House Anniversary

Crown LightsIn honor of the 150th anniversary of Saunders House, the “Crown Lights” of the PECO tower in downtown Philadelphia will display the following message from April 11 to April 13, 2014: Saunders House: Celebrating 150 Years of Aging With Grace, www.saundershouse.org. We are very pleased to have this opportunity to showcase our heritage in such a prominent way. 

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