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Donating to a nonprofit CCRC is not just a philanthropic act; it's an investment in the well-being of our aging population. Your donations can have tax benefits, mental health benefits, and a lasting positive influence.
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Is Pennsylvania a Good Place To Retire? In a word: YES! The Keystone state boasts many financial, cultural, and wellness advantages that make it an appealing choice for retirees.
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Although they don’t get much attention in the media, senior living careers can be among the most secure and fulfilling in the job market. If you love helping people and would like to use your skills in new ways, consider applying for a job at a senior living community near you.
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If you care about the community you live in and the people and organizations that help it to thrive, or if you are passionate about certain causes, it’s natural to want to do your part in helping to address major problems. Here are some ways to give back to (and be more active in) your community.
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Just like each person has their own personality, each group of people has its own unique culture. Within the Chapel Pointe family, our culture unifies us and sets us apart from the crowd. Keep reading to discover five reasons why the Chapel Pointe culture is special.
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Downsizing your home for retirement has many benefits. However, it’s often only a short-term solution, since it doesn’t address the increasing health concerns that can arise as we get older. Seniors and their adult children can find it difficult to know when it’s time for a senior living community that will offer skilled medical care and personal care or assisted living. Learn about some of the most common signs you or your children can use to help you make this decision.
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“The Sentinel” newspaper announced that non-profit senior living community Chapel Pointe was voted the Best of Cumberland County in four categories: Best Place to Work Best Nursing Home Facility Best 55+ Community Best In-Home Care Provider (Chapel Pointe at Home)The community also selected Chapel Pointe as the: Favorite Nonprofit Favorite Apartment/Townhome Community (Pointe Place)“We’ve been abundantly blessed at Chapel Pointe, and we’re honored that the local com...
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Anyone who knows Chapel Pointe resident, Alden Pope Lewis, knows he can often be found walking near home, sharing jokes with friends, or gazing at the stars through his eight-inch telescope. Alden turns 100 on July 24, 2022.He welcomes change and is excited by new technology. His apartment, where he has lived for 20 years, is filled with curios and gadgets plus all kinds of hand tools including a vise attached to the dining room table; he loves to fix things. He has a 3-D mirror, a 1960(!) radio...
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If you’ve made the wise decision to spend your golden years in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) or Life Plan community, you’ll find that of these, there are two types of retirement communities: for-profit and not-for-profit or nonprofit organizations. For-profits currently make up about 80% of senior residential care communities in the US. It’s essential to do your research on any CCRC—and your financial assets—before making a senior living decision. Le...
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Sometimes, moving to a senior living community is stigmatized with the idea of losing independence or freedom. Chapel Pointe residents Don and Esther Weidemann moved to their independent living apartment with the exact opposite mindset.When moving to a new place, it becomes home.They knew that moving to Chapel Pointe meant that Carlisle, Pa., would also be their new home. With that excitement, Don grabbed his camera and headed out with Esther to explore Carlisle, which USA Today named the fourth...
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