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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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As humans, we rarely welcome suffering and grieving. Yet, they are a real part of life. God can redeem even our darkest of seasons for His glory. In a very practical sense, we can also learn much from our suffering, even if it doesn’t feel like it at the time. Read More ...
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If you’re a natural planner—and even if you aren’t—you may be wondering how to approach retirement planning, especially as it relates to your living situation. Particularly if you’re hoping to take some of the stress and cost out of your senior living equation, you may be considering moving into a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). But how much will this cost? Can you afford a CCRC? What is the best way to save for senior living? Read More ...
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If you care for a loved one, you’ve probably experienced one of life’s highest honors and simultaneously greatest challenges. An estimated 53 million adults in the United States are caregivers. Of those, 26% have experienced difficulty coordinating care. One in four caregivers find it difficult to care for their own health. Remember, you’re not alone. You may have more options than you realize.A personal care respite stay can benefit both the caregiver and the person receiving ...
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Emma Neights and Nelly Petersen once shared the same last name, Beierle, and are sisters by blood, but even more importantly, they share an immense bond and lasting friendship.Born in the country now known as Moldova only years before World War II, Emma and Nelly were forced to grow up quickly and to take care of each other. “I never had a childhood,” Emma chuckles. With a quiet disregard for their childhood heroism, the sisters recount stories like watching Nazis take their dad...
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If you’re a senior in your own home who’s planning ahead—or have adult children who have raised questions about your future—you may think that your choices consist of either staying where you are or moving into a nursing/assisted living community.Not so! More and more of today’s seniors plan to age in place in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In these senior living communities, they enjoy independent living, meaning that they live in their own private ...
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One of the best parts of retirement is that you have plenty of time to partake in the hobbies you already love—and try out new ones as well. If you count gardening on your list of interests, you stand to benefit from improved physical fitness, mental health, social opportunities, and even a healthier ecosystem. You don’t even need acres of land to do it: you can enjoy small-scale gardening in your senior living community, free of heavy lifting. Gardening can even boost your quality o...
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Consider these eight key factors to find the retirement community that’s right for youFred and Janice Widders moved to Chapel Pointe from a dairy farm where the closest thing they had to neighbors walked on four legs and mooed. They now have a vastly different experience. “What I have loved here is being able to socialize,” Janice said.From the very first time she walked through the doors (when her mother was a resident) Janice said “it just felt like home.”If you d...
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