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9 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Long-Term Care

9 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Long-Term Care

“With the rapid growth in the number of older Americans, an increasing number of families today have a loved one who is in need of long-term care or skilled nursing care,” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director at Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA. 

“But choosing the right long-term care community can be complicated. Many families ask: Where do I begin? What factors should I consider in choosing? How do I know if the long-term care community I choose will be best for my love one?

The Social Engagement Benefits of Respite Care

The Social Engagement Benefits of Respite Care

“Respite care services at Saunders House provide at-home caregivers with a much-needed physical and emotional break from their demanding daily caregiving routines” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director of Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA.

“Caregivers receive some personal time off from their caregiving duties to ‘recharge their batteries’ and do the things that are important to their own lives – whether it’s running errands, traveling, meeting for lunch with friends or just relaxing with a good book.”

5 Major Benefits of Walking: The Perfect Exercise for Seniors

5 Major Benefits of Walking: The Perfect Exercise for Seniors

“Today, gerontologists and other senior health experts agree that walking might just be the perfect exercise for older adults,” says Frank Frustillo, Director of Rehabilitation Services at Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA.

Unlike many other forms of exercise that entail buying special equipment or making regular trips to the health club or gym, walking can be done anywhere, at any time – at your convenience and with little or no expense. And all you need to get started is a comfortable pair of walking shoes that fit well and give you good support and balance.

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