Request Info
Schedule a Tour Our Careers
memory supportCountry Meadows Post

Validation therapy: a compassionate approach to memory support

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
MARCH 22, 2017
Dementia is a condition that impairs a person’s mental function and personality, interfering with the ability to interact with others and engage in daily living activities.  Symptoms may begin with forgetting names of family members and placing items in strange places, but as it progresses dementia’s effects can be much worse and even threaten a ...

Maryland retirement homeCountry Meadows Post

Seven ways for seniors to protect themselves from being scammed

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
MARCH 15, 2017
Seniors are often more concerned about security and protection at home than when they were younger, particularly if they live alone. That wariness is wise because one in four fraud complaints are from people 60 and older, the highest of any age group, according to the Federal Trade Commission. True Link, a financial services firm ...

retirement communities in PACountry Meadows Post

Country Meadows ready for major snow storm

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
MARCH 13, 2017
When a major weather event such as the potentially heavy snowstorm forecast to hit the Northeast, Country Meadows is prepared. Every campus has back-up generators on-site to maintain core systems such as heat, cooking, refrigeration and care equipment. Our retirement communities in PA and MD have campus teams who create and maintain emergency procedures and ...

assisted living home in PennsylvaniaCountry Meadows Post

Sensory stimulation benefits seniors in need of memory support

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Many older persons with advanced dementia can improve their communications and connections with those around them by using a therapeutic technique known as multi-sensory stimulation. Therapists use everyday items that these seniors can see, smell, hear, taste and touch to create more positive feelings and express themselves, either verbally or non-verbally. By drawing attention to ...

dementiaCountry Meadows Post

Link to dementia is another reason to manage blood pressure during senior living

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
New evidence links high blood pressure to a greater risk of dementia, so knowing all there is about both conditions is especially important for older adults. High blood pressure, or hypertension, results when the blood’s force against artery walls remains high over time. This makes the heart work harder, and the extra force can damage the arteries. ...

senior livingCountry Meadows Post

Retirement communities can help seniors protect heart health

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
With matters of the heart being top of mind in February, it’s only fitting that we observe National Heart Month with a few words about cardiovascular health during the senior living years. Let’s start with the good news: you can reduce the risk of heart attacks substantially with lifestyle changes and medication. Now, the bad ...

Pennsylvania retirement homesCountry Meadows Post

Hearing-impaired seniors reconnect at senior living communities

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
JANUARY 31, 2017
About one in three people ages 65 to 74 and nearly half of those 75 or older have difficulty hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). Men tend to have greater and earlier hearing loss than women. Hearing loss can be part of the natural aging process or due ...

Pennsylvania retirement homeCountry Meadows Post

Winter weather safety tips for active senior living

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
JANUARY 18, 2017
When “the weather outside is frightful” during wintertime, all of us, but particularly seniors, need to exercise caution. Despite the silent beauty of falling snow, we sometimes underestimate its capacity to do us harm, particularly when accompanied by low temperatures and ice. The key is to be prepared and cautious when facing risky weather-related conditions. ...

assisted livingCountry Meadows Post

Be smart when preparing to lose weight in your senior living years

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
JANUARY 11, 2017
After overloading on too many holiday goodies, many of us see losing a few pounds as our number one New Year’s resolution. If this sounds like you, take some comfort in knowing you have plenty of company. More than 100 million Americans are trying to lose weight by dieting each year. If you do decide ...

retirement communitiesCountry Meadows Post

Better nutrition for better health—a key benefit to seniors at retirement communities

THE SENIOR CARE EXPERTS AT COUNTRY MEADOWS
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Most of us need fewer calories to sustain us through the day as we get older, but the content of those calories is important. If we hope to remain active and healthy, we should maintain nutrient-rich diets in line with guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA recommends that we strive for ...

Next Page »