Saunders House

Evaluating Dementia Warning Signs During The Holidays

Close-up of seniors holding hands in front of a decorated Christmas tree

The holidays are here! For many families, this holiday season will be the first they’ve celebrated together in two years. Spending time with aging parents or loved ones? It’s the perfect opportunity to get a picture of their health and well-being – and identify any dementia warning signs.

It’s Okay To Need a Break from Caregiving Duties

Senior woman drinking tea with her caregiver

Family caregivers offer loved ones a helping hand whenever support is needed. They spend their days selflessly serving, all while asking for nothing in return. However, if they begin to deal with caregiver burnout, it may be time to care for themselves.

Saunders House Employee Mabel Witherspoon Receives the 2015 Ralston Center Caregiver Award

Saunders House Certified Nursing Assistant Mabel Witherspoon is honored with the 2015 Ralston Center Caregiver Award at Saunders House.

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,"

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.

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