Descendants of former Pine Run residents choose Pine Run for their retirement for its longstanding commitment to creating a vibrant lifestyle combined with the security of being a part of the Doylestown Health system
“He loved it, loved it, loved it here,” said Elizabeth Lyle of the 10 years her father lived at Pine Run Retirement Community, Bucks County’s leading senior health care and retirement community. “He just blossomed when he got here, so when it came time for me to choose a retirement community, Pine Run was the natural choice.”
Seeing her dad, Donald Marsh, so fully enjoy his retirement at Pine Run’s lush, 43-acre campus near Doylestown played a pivotal role in Lyle’s decision to move to Pine Run in 2020.
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If you are asking yourself “What is dementia respite care?” you may be interested to learn that the definition of respite means a delay or cessation for a time, especially of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief. For memory support caregivers, a respite is very much needed from time to time.
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More than six million Americans are living with dementia, and by 2025, that number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. The statistic is alarming and even more so if memory loss affects you, a loved one, a neighbor, or a friend. As awareness of the prevalence of dementia grows, evaluating memory care facilities is a task families increasingly face. The difference between the many types of memory care options can be confusing, so we’ll explore and explain the options from which families can choose.
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Bruno Cavallo never imagined he’d be writing poetry in his 80’s. But, he is. And he’s winning awards along the way.
“I didn’t realize I had this kind of ability,” said Cavallo, a Villager at Pine Run Retirement Community in Doylestown Township. “It’s a different part of my brain that’s opened.”
Nourished by Pine Run’s wealth of enrichment activities, the friendliness of fellow Villagers, and the community’s commitment to healthy living, Cavallo said he found a new sense of freedom that unlocked his creativity.
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“It was a little more than one year ago that we did the unthinkable – Pine Run closed its doors to visitation in the Health Center, the Garden Memory Care and Lakeview Personal Care in response to the evolving COVID 19 pandemic,” said Maria Santangelo, Pine Run Executive Director. “We had never taken such a drastic step in our 45 year history. As senior care providers, we know that our residents thrive when families and visitors are with their loved ones. But as the pandemic was sweeping the country last March, we had to act fast to protect our most vulnerable residents, even if it meant separating families, spouses, partners, and friends.”
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In its December 2020 article, “A Smooth Road to Recovery,” Suburban Life magazine featured Pine Run Health Center, a premier senior living community. The article highlights the care and services that the Health Center offers and notes that Pine Run Health Center serves as a dependable resource and a critical component of the area’s health care community.
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October 2020 magazine issue spotlights heightened safety measures in place to protect residents of Pine Run Retirement Community
Suburban Life Magazine recently featured Pine Run Retirement Community in its October 2020 article “Moving Decisions.” The article spotlights the ways in which the senior living and continuing care community is working to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all residents and employees.
Pine Run has implemented processes and measures to help protect residents, its local community, and employees from contracting the coronavirus. The property located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania was closed to outside visitors. Employees and the few authorized visitors underwent health checks before entering the campus. And new residents were required to abide by strict social distancing guidelines that kept them apart from the rest of the community for their first two weeks in their new home.
Click here to read the full article in Suburban Life’s October 2020 issue.
Pine Run Shares Ways Seniors Can Stay Connected During COVID With Bucks County Publication
Bucks County Senior Living magazine recently featured Pine Run Retirement Community staff and residents in an article entitled “Socializing Safely in COVID Times.” The article discusses the ways in which the senior living community is encouraging residents to participate in social interactions safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kevin Mallon, senior director of healthy living at Pine Run, told the publication that his team redesigned exercise and wellness activities and posted them online and through the community’s in-house television programming. That has been an important way that residents can stay active and connected, he said.
Cheri Kline, infection preventionist at Pine Run, discusses the ways in which Pine Run’s dining program has been reimagined to bring people and food together to beat social isolation while maintaining social distance. And Jennifer Doone, senior director of sales and marketing at Pine Run, advises seniors to pick up the phone to call a family member or friend in order to stay connected.
Pine Run Shares Tips on Selecting a Continuing Care Retirement Community
Choosing a retirement community in which to spend your golden years is a momentous decision. Jennifer Doone, Pine Run’s Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, shared tips on making an informed decision in a recent article, Selecting a Continuing Care Retirement Community.
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