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Dealing with the Stress of Caring for Loved Ones

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP reports on caregiving in the US, the number of family caregivers has increased from 43.5 million to 53 million over the past 5 years. About 1 in 3 adults in the United States provide care to other adults...

Send Our Seniors Some Cheer for Grandparent’s Day!

This year, Grandparent's Day is on September 13, which happens to be the first day of National Assisted Living Week! To celebrate, we're calling on our local community to reach out to our residents. Get out your best crayons, paints, and markers! They love receiving...

Sending Smiles to UMH Residents

Sending Smiles to UMH Residents To safeguard our residents in our nursing and personal care areas from COVID-19, they must spend most of their time in their rooms. Our Activities Staff has been working tirelessly to keep residents mentally engaged, joyful, and...

Redefining Social Distancing

Staff working with residents and families to maintain creative communication Residents, along with activities staff, at United Methodist Homes Campuses are making the best of their new situation. With social distancing requirements, they have been getting creative and...

Activity Highlights – Elizabeth Church Campus

Elizabeth Church Spring Fling In June, Our Elizabeth Church Campus hosted a beach-themed Spring Fling. The halls of the St. Louise Manor were filled with music that emanated from the dining room. Those that attended also enjoyed a delicious spread themed for the...

The Will to Become a Ukulele Player

The ukulele may not be as glamorous as a guitar, but to Rose Marie Corsaletti, a resident at Wesley Village, it was unique enough to inspire her to learn how to play. Growing up, Rose Marie took piano and clarinet lessons for a short time before the music program was...

Putting the Pieces Together

For over a hundred years, jigsaw puzzles have kept their popularity and remained a part of our culture as a common hobby among children and adults. Not only are they a classic American past time, but a great way to spend time with family and friends. Every year since...

Serenity Garden Dedication

Monday, June 17, 2019, was a day of remembrance and honor at Wesley Village’s Partridge-Tippett Nursing Facility as we dedicated the new Serenity Garden in memory of Henry C. Johnson. Over 70 residents, staff, family, and friends of Mr. Johnson gathered under a tent...

Tips for Downsizing

When seniors are getting closer to retirement, they don’t often think about downsizing. Perhaps, they think about traveling the world or spending time with their families. However, at some point, most seniors will encounter the situation in which they need to make a...

2019 Pillar Award Winners

In 2018, UMH announced the first annual peer to peer employee recognition program to honor and acknowledge excellence at work. This year, the decision was made to open the nominations to teams and departments as well as individuals. The award recipients in 2019 were...

Can Positive Thinking Really Improve Your Health?

Can positive thinking really improve your health? Our Activities Department and many researchers say that it absolutely can. Taking an optimistic view of life can strengthen your relationships, improve your coping ability and keep you in good health. Getting the brain...

Tips to Sleep Like a Teenager

As we get older, we often experience changes in our sleeping patterns. We usually start getting tired earlier, waking up earlier and in some cases, experiencing less deep sleep than we used to. A good night’s sleep is good for the mind, body, and soul. According to...

News Coverage

Around the Tiers

UMH at Home (1/30/2019)

WBNG

Local nursing home looking to put on its own Spiedie Fest Balloon Rally (7/23/20)

A minor task making a major difference: Piano man plays for seniors (5/7/20)

Elizabeth Church Nursing Home adjust activities amid COVID-19 (4/15/2020)

Local nursing homes are keeping their residents connected to their loved ones (3/31/2020)

Valentine’s Social at Senior Home Spreads Message of Love and Family (2/15/2020)

Local Couple Married for 58 Years Shares Tips of Lasting Love (2/14/2020)

True love story: Valentine’s romance stands the test of time (2/14/2019)

Press Connects

Oakdale Mall Arby’s Organizes Food Delivery to Nursing Home Workers (6/8/2020)

Parade Celebrates Hilltop Resident Who Beat COVID-19 (5/8/2020)

Coronavirus Social Distancing in Nursing Homes Leads to Special Messages (3/21/2020)

107 New York nursing homes receive lowest fed rating: What to know about staffing, quality (5/16/2019)

Spectrum News

Broome County Hosts Parade For Heroes (5/8/2020)

Fox 40

Binghamton Alzheimer’s Association Walk Raises Over $30,000 (9/26/2020)

Nursing Home Residents Send Positive Messages During Social Distancing (3/22/2020)

Local Retirement Home Hosts Annual Free Haunted House (10/25/2019)

News Channel 34

Chenango Bridge Students Write Letters to Elizabeth Church Manor Residents (6/17/2020)

88 year-old Hilltop resident receives combined birthday and COVID-19 recovery parade (5/8/2020)

Business of the Week: United Methodist Homes (3/3/2020)

Haunted House at United Methodist Hilltop (10/28/2019)

My Town

April’s Fabulous Senior (3/31/2019)

Young at Heart 

Citizens’ Voice

Pittston Area students thank Wesley Village workers  (6/12/20)

Bible sent back to a local veteran who left it behind 73 years ago (1/14/2019)

Evans Celebrates 95th Birthday (1/13/2019)

Wesley Village Staff Celebrates the Holidays (1/13/2019)

Happenings Magazine

The Life of the Party – Myers Manor Resident (11/27/19)

Wesley Village Resident Profile: Reverend Jim Baker (2/24/19)

Tunkhannock Campus Resident Profile: Katherine Stevens (12/20/2018)

Residents Talk About Aging with Ease at Wesley Village (8/23/2018)

Living Life to its Fullest United Methodist Homes Offers Options (6/20/18)

Volunteer Spotlight (3/26/18)

PA Live!

Brooks Estates & Community Center Expansion (1/21/2020)

Benefits of Living at United Methodist Homes  (8/29/2019)

Enjoy the Live-Better Lifestyle at Brooks Estates (8/29/2019)

Wesley Village Brooks Expansion Model (8/19/2019)

Transitioning to a Senior Community (4/19/2019)

Wesley Village Career Fair April 2019 (4/4/2019)

Tunkhannock Campus Activities (1/31/2019)

Healthcare Career Opportunities at Wesley Village (1/31/2019)

Personal Care at Our Tunkhannock Campus (1/31/2019)

Tunkhannock Campus Admissions (1/30/2019)

Tunkhannock Campus Connections with the Community (1/30/2019)

Wesley Village Career Opportunities (1/30/2019)

Wesley Village Dietary Aide Positions (1/31/2019)

Times Leader

United Methodist Homes Wesley Village Campus utilizing telemedicine (7/1/2019)

Desk nurse Ashley Jacobs, ‘It never gets boring’ (5/4/2019)

Pittston Progress

Wesley Village Celebrates National Activities Professionals Week (2/24/2019)

Sunday Dispatch

William Hank Cordy remembers military boot camp as ‘the worst time of my life’  (5/23/2019)

PA Homepage

Horses Visit Local Nursing Home to Lift Spirits (9/24/2020)

WNEP

World War 2 Vet Celebrates 100th Birthday (2/1/2020)

Wyoming County Examine

At 102, Hodgson Marks A Very Long Life (10/28/2020)

 

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