Politics: Philadelphia Protestant Home Residents Helping Encourage Statewide Change

Politics: Philadelphia Protestant Home Residents Helping Encourage Statewide Change

Since 1890, the Philadelphia Protestant Home has been welcoming residents into its doors as a non-profit senior living community tucked in Northeast Philadelphia. The facility currently holds more than 600 residents ranging from different levels of care including independent living, personal care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation. According to AARP, 65 percent of all residents living […]

 

Mayfair: Community Care of the Northeast Keeps Seniors Independent

Mayfair: Community Care of the Northeast Keeps Seniors Independent

Jeannette Kurzenberger is 96 years old. She is a Mayfair resident and has lived in the same home for 74 years. Since the passing of her husband, Kurzenberger lives alone. To many, the idea of a woman her age living anywhere other than a nursing home is unimaginable, and living alone would be impossible. But […]

 By Irene Kipervasser and John 'Jay' Jones

Walnut Hill: Creativity Prospers At Park Pleasant Nursing Home

Walnut Hill: Creativity Prospers At Park Pleasant Nursing Home

While the residents of Park Pleasant Nursing Home may not consider themselves artists, the unique and spirited atmosphere of Park Pleasant suggests otherwise. Located at 4712 Chester Ave., the nursing home rehabilitation center is decorated with unique art from start to finish. Upon arriving at Park Pleasant, one is greeted by murals covering the building. […]