You heard it here first! From Abington to South Philly, read all about the great things that are happening in and around Presby’s communities. Here’s the latest news at Presby’s Inspired Life:

August 15, 2018

Jackie Harvey and Israel Anderson bring creativity, innovation to Tioga

  Jackie and Israel team up to bring new, exciting enrichment opportunities each day to Tioga’s residents. The elevator beeps as it reaches the ground floor at Tioga Apartments and the steel doors push open. When the short ride downstairs reaches its final destination, there’s already a commotion and hearty laughs coming from Tioga’s nearby […]

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July 23, 2018

Partners in Caring program allowing Presby Team Members to give back across all communities

  The successful program allows Presby Team Members the opportunity to contribute to and support residents beyond their everyday roles.   When you walk through the doors of a Presby community, you aren’t just seeing or chatting with a resident or a team member. You are meeting a member of our family – the Presby […]

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July 19, 2018

Several Presby Affordable Housing Managers earn Quadel Housing Certifications

A number of managers in Presby’s Inspired Life’s Affordable Housing communities recently saw their hard work pay off as they completed their Quadel Housing Certifications. The following managers received their certifications in the following categories: Quadel Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance: Shawn Dickerson, Senior Housing Manager – Lindley Court Apartments Kiyaa Moody, Senior Housing […]

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July 17, 2018

Brenda Torres-Wells bringing imagination to life each day at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Life Enrichment Director pulls from a variety of professional and life experiences to bring new ideas and a vibrant spirit to residents and fellow team members each day. Brenda Torres-Wells has always had a keen eye and the passion to assist in the community around her, no matter where it may be. As a […]

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July 12, 2018

Presby to honor 5 women leaders at this year’s Inspired Service Recognition Dinner

Presby will honor the five notable women for their service to those 62 and better throughout the Philadelphia area on Oct. 25 during the 10th annual Inspired Service Recognition Dinner. Presby’s Inspired Life is pleased to announce that five notable women from the Philadelphia area – Lisa Thomas-Laury, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Irene Hannan, Dr. Ellyn […]

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July 6, 2018

Broomall celebrates as residents renew wedding vows

Love was in the air recently at Broomall as two residents and their significant others renewed wedding vows at the community. Compassion is a trademark on display every day throughout all of Presby’s communities. But recently at Broomall, compassion was featured in a very unique way as the community played host to wedding vow renewal […]

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June 29, 2018

Presby’s construction partners making commitments to give back to communities they build

For Presby partners TN Ward, Horst Construction and McBrick Building Company, the partnership isn’t just about construction. It’s also about making a difference. Bricks and mortar form our buildings. But the foundation is laid in our partnerships. Presby’s decades-long relationships with businesses such as TN Ward construction, Horst Construction and McBrick Building Group are about […]

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June 22, 2018

Presby COO Tama Carey named LeadingAge PA’s 2018 Paul P. Haas Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Presby’s Inspired Life Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Tama Carey was honored Thursday evening by LeadingAge PA as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Paul P. Haas Lifetime Achievement Award during a gala in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This prestigious award recognizes an individual for service and commitment to those 62 and better. LeadingAge PA, […]

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June 20, 2018

Nearly 100 people converge on 58th Street Campus for Witherspoon Apartments lease-up

  Potential residents gathered as early as 12 hours ahead of time for an application to Presby’s new Affordable Housing community opening this fall in Southwest Philadelphia. Nearly 100 interested residents lined Presby’s Inspired Life’s 58th Street Campus on Tuesday morning to apply for Witherspoon Apartments, Presby’s new affordable housing community that will open on […]

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June 15, 2018

Presby welcomes team members’ children for Take Your Child to Work Day

  Children from ages 5-11 joined us for a day of fun, interactive activities at our Community Support Center. Presby on Friday welcomed team members’ children and grandchildren to our Community Support Center in Lafayette Hill, PA for our annual Take Your Child to Work Day. Children who attended took part in fun, interactive presentations […]

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June 7, 2018

Potential residents gather in South Philly for Presby’s Cantrell Place lease-up

Nearly 100 potential residents lined the sidewalks a day early to apply for Presby’s newest affordable housing community in South Philadelphia. Presby’s Inspired Life on Tuesday held its lease-up event for Cantrell Place, a new community with 61 units of affordable housing for those age 62 and better. It will open this coming fall at […]

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May 31, 2018

Local Presbyterian Churches continue to inspire and give back to Presby’s mission

Presby upholds its faith-based roots by continuing to strengthen relationships with spiritual institutions in neighborhoods where it maintains a footprint. Since Presby’s inception, we have held familial ties to faith-based institutions, particularly Presbyterian churches through which Presby attributes its founding, all throughout the region. Those enduring ties are sustained through Presby’s growth and service and […]

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May 25, 2018

Cupboards of Care program guiding Presby residents to healthier eating habits, lifestyles

Residents in Presby’s Affordable Housing communities can purchase healthy foods and take part in sessions with dieticians as part of the program … and the results are showing.   Healthy decisions lead to healthy eating. Healthy eating leads to healthier lifestyles. Healthier lifestyles lead to healthier outcomes. For some, this is an easy path to […]

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May 18, 2018

Presby’s 3rd annual Day of Inspiration engages communities, makes difference throughout Philadelphia

Presby team members, residents and civic leaders collaborated to give back to local neighborhoods. Presby’s third annual Day of Inspiration and its volunteer efforts made a difference all throughout the Philadelphia area on Friday. Residents, team members and volunteers donated their time and skills to events and activities held throughout various Presby communities. Created by […]

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May 17, 2018

Sara Thompson named new administrator at Broomall

Sara comes to Presby with extensive experience in dutifully serving in administrative roles for those 62 and better. Sara Thompson of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania has been appointed by Presby’s Inspired Life as the new Administrator at Broomall. She will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community. Sara comes to us with extensive aging services experience, […]

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May 16, 2018

Presby celebrates 2018 Compassionate Care Day at Morrisville

Residents, family and team members gathered to recognize the continued displays of Compassionate Care within the community. Compassionate Care is on display for all to see every day at Morrisville. And this past Tuesday, it was celebrated by residents, family and team members. Presby recognized a gracious benefactor’s generous gifts to Morrisville and its residents […]

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May 10, 2018

58th Street Campus celebrates exceptional residents in their 90s

Seven ladies of 58th Street shared stories, laughs and treats as they were recognized by family, friends and team members. There were nine decades worth of celebrations Tuesday at Ann Thomas Apartments in Southwest Philadelphia. Residents, team members and family members gathered in Ann Thomas’ first-floor community room to celebrate and recognize all the residents […]

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May 8, 2018

Residents take part in 2nd annual Rydal Park Spring Into Style Fashion Show

A total of 13 ladies took the floor and strutted their stuff in colorful outfits courtesy of Chico’s. The weather was finally warming up outside and spring was certainly in the air last week at Rydal Park as residents took part in the second annual Rydal Park Spring Into Style Fashion Show. An audience of […]

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April 26, 2018

Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Parish Nurse Carol Cherry speaks on holistic healing at Presby’s Clergy Circle

Carol spoke on her experiences helping others heal and her own self-healing holistic experiences. Presby’s Inspired Life on Thursday held its latest Clergy Circle event, this one at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in the Philadelphia suburb of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The featured speaker at this edition of the Clergy Circle was Bryn Mawr Presbyterian parish […]

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April 25, 2018

Performers from Penn Academy Dance Group visit Spring Mill

The dancers returned for a much-anticipated springtime show. Dancers from the Penn Academy Dance Group in Northeast Philadelphia recently visited Spring Mill, a Presby’s Inspired Life community located in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. The dancers were on hand for a special performance for the residents. The performers wowed the audience with their colorful costumes and dance […]

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April 24, 2018

Suzanne Parker utilizing her time and talents all across Rosemont

Resident Suzanne Parker is relishing in her mansion life at Rosemont. You just never know where you’re going to find Suzanne Parker at Rosemont. She could be behind the counter or stocking the shelves at the Beaupre Shop. Or she could be in her apartment, typing away at the latest edition of “The Voice” resident […]

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April 17, 2018

Presby to hold annual Day of Inspiration event on Friday, May 18

This year’s event will feature volunteer activities at various Presby communities across the Philadelphia region. Mark your calendars because Presby’s Inspired Life’s annual Day of Inspiration is coming soon! This year’s Day of Inspiration will be held throughout the day on Friday, May 18 at numerous Presby communities across the greater Philadelphia area. Created by […]

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April 13, 2018

Cantrell Place and Witherspoon Senior Apartments to hold first community meetings

Presby’s two newest Affordable Housing communities, slated to open this fall in South Philadelphia and Southwest Philadelphia, respectively, are giving potential residents the opportunity to meet team members and gather more information.   The excitement continues to grow as South Philadelphia’s Cantrell Place (located at 427-455 Cantrell Street) and Southwest Philadelphia’s Witherspoon Senior Apartments (located […]

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April 11, 2018

Presby team members honored during 2018 Distinguished Service Awards

Team members from across all of Presby’s communities were recognized and honored during the annual awards ceremony. This past Monday, Presby’s Inspired Life held its annual Distinguished Service Awards, which honor team members for their continued passion and dedication in making all of Presby’s communities an exceptional place to live. This year saw 33 team […]

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April 5, 2018

Meal program brings residents, local volunteers together at Grace Court

With the help of state funding, Grace Court has started a twice-a-week meal program that provides more than just food.   When you walk through the sliding doors at Grace Court on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, it seems like just another evening at the Presby-sponsored community in Yeadon, Delaware County. But catch the elevator downstairs […]

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March 30, 2018

Retired Presby team member returns to give back as volunteer

Mary Ellen Thomas continued to hear the call of Presby and its mission after she retired and decided to give back with her time.   In 1999, Mary Ellen Thomas started working in the accounting office at Presby’s Inspired Life. Over the next 17 years, she grew within the organization, becoming a building manager in […]

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March 29, 2018

Neumann Senior Housing receives grant to refurbish its historic chapel

The Presby-managed community in Philadelphia’s Fishtown section received a generous grant to rehab its shuttered chapel, much to the residents’ delight. Nestled in the tight, bustling streets of Philadelphia’s resurgent Fishtown neighborhood sits the St. Mary’s Hospital building, recognized by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a historical site, and, within it, its venerable chapel. Closed […]

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March 28, 2018

Broadcasting pioneer Lisa Thomas-Laury speaks at Rydal Park’s Women’s History Month series

The Philadelphia news icon spoke to the packed audience about her groundbreaking career and her battles with the mysterious disease that threatened her life. Philadelphia news and 6ABC broadcasting icon Lisa Thomas-Laury was the latest presenter at Rydal Park’s Women’s History Month speaking series on Tuesday afternoon at Rydal Park’s auditorium. Thomas-Laury spoke to a […]

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March 1, 2018

Presby Announces 2018 Distinguished Service Award Nominees

A total of 32 Presby team members have been nominated across various categories for their work and dedication to the organization. This coming April, Presby’s Inspired Life will honor and recognize team members as we will hold the annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon. The event highlights Presby team members for the exceptional work they do […]

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February 23, 2018

Presby’s Vidhi Anderson provides insight on tax reform and affordable housing in Philadelphia Inquirer Story

Presby’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development discussed how the federal tax overhaul could affect affordable housing inventory in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania In a Philadelphia Inquirer story published on Feb. 23, Presby’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development Vidhi Anderson provided her insight on how the recent federal tax overhaul could change the […]

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February 14, 2018

Over 6 decades of Valentine’s Day love on display at Spring Mill

Spring Mill residents Angelo and Dolly DeMarco celebrated their 64th Valentine’s Day together this year. Angelo and Dolly Demarco, who are 86 and 84, respectively, fondly remember the first time they met growing up in North Philadelphia. Their aunts were next-door neighbors, and all the teenagers in the neighborhood would hang out. Initially, there was […]

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January 23, 2018

Presby’s Inspired Life Bucks Employment Trends

Presby’s Inspired Life attracts and retains team members through an  empowering culture and commitment to exceptional service. We all know that people are changing jobs more often than ever before. According to a Jan. 9, 2018, article from, the average employee only stays in a job for 4.2 years. However, Presby is bucking that […]

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January 23, 2018

Rydal Park resident Carol Young appears on 95.7 BEN FM

Carol discussed her work with the area’s homeless and her work with Presby on the “Her Story” program with host Kathy Romano.   This past Sunday morning, longtime Rydal Park resident Carol Young appeared as a guest on 95.7 BEN FM Philadelphia’s “Her Story” program with host Kathy Romano. Carol is the founder of the […]

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January 17, 2018

WURD radio broadcasts live from Riverside Apartments

The local Philadelphia radio station once again joined Presby for a live broadcast, this one at Riverside Apartments affordable housing community in Center City. WURD 900am Philadelphia was back broadcasting live from a Presby’s Inspired Life community on Tuesday afternoon, this time at our Riverside Apartments affordable housing community in Center City. This week’s program […]

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January 16, 2018

Broomall to host job fair on Feb. 6

Broomall is seeking to full multiple full- and part-time positions for multiple shifts. Broomall will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Among the following positions Broomall will be recruiting for all shifts: – Full-time Nurse Manager – Full-time and part-time RNs and LPNs – Full-time and […]

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December 21, 2017

2017 End-of-Year message from President and CEO Judee Bavaria

The year 2017 has been a groundbreaking year for Presby’s Inspired Life – literally and figuratively. This year, we ushered in a new tagline that best personifies who and what we are as an organization. “Exceptional. Without Exception.” For 62 years, we’ve strived to do one thing: be better. It may sound simple on the surface, […]

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December 20, 2017


Presby VP of Philanthropy & Mission Support Lynn Johnson-Porter and 58th Street resident Robert Nowell appeared on set to talk about how the initiative is supporting healthier lifestyles for affordable housing residents. Presby hit the local airwaves again this past Tuesday morning as our Cupboards of Care program was highlighted on NBC10’s 11 a.m. newscast. […]

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December 5, 2017

Impacts in healthy eating felt from Presby’s Cupboards of Care program

The program allows Affordable Housing residents access to gift cards to purchase healthy foods and change eating habits. When Robert Nowell goes grocery shopping, he makes a list and only buys what’s on it. These days, that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables and lean meats. Robert is a resident at Ann Thomas Apartments, one of […]

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November 28, 2017


An avid photographer, Tioga’s Aaron Stallworth has worked hard to develop an impressive career path in Presby’s Affordable Housing program. To Aaron Stallworth, it’s all about capturing the scene. An avid photographer, Aaron knows that capturing the perfect scene is an art form and can speak louder than any words. “I’ve always just had this […]

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November 20, 2017


Judee, Presby’s President and CEO, and Lynn, Presby’s VP of Philanthropy and Mission support were interviewed for a story on gender equality in the senior living industry. With Women’ Equality Day taking place across America this past Saturday, Presby President and CEO Judee Bavaria and Presby Vice President of Philanthropy were quoted in a Senior […]

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October 31, 2017


Resident Arthur Mami mans Spring Mill’s community garden all while planting his roots even deeper within the local community he’s lived in with his wife for decades. As the orange-toned evening sun shines down on Spring Mill before dropping past the horizon for the night, you can find resident Arthur Mami on the lush side […]

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October 27, 2017


The longtime CBS 3 anchor was recognized for his service to adults 62 and better during Presby’s annual event, held Thursday evening in Philadelphia. Presby’s Inspired Life was proud to honor CBS 3 lead anchor and longtime Philadelphia news staple Ukee Washington on Thursday evening as the 2017 Inspired Service Award recipient during the annual […]

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October 25, 2017


The longtime Philadelphia news staple will be honored Thursday during the annual Inspired Service Recognition Dinner for his dedication to supporting people 62 and better in our area. Longtime CBS 3 anchor Ukee Washington will be honored by Presby’s Inspired Life as the 2017 Inspired Service Award recipient on Thursday night during this year’s Inspired […]

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October 17, 2017


Presby’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development spoke on Affordable Housing for seniors 62 and better and how Presby recycles land in Philadelphia. Vidhi Anderson, Presby’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development, gave a presentation and spoke on a panel last Wednesday morning at the Urban Land Institute of Philadelphia’s forum on Affordable […]

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October 13, 2017


Ninety-one Presby Team Members were honored for their combined over 1,000 years of service to the Presby ministry. This past Thursday evening, Presby’s Inspired Life held its annual Service Awards Dinner, which honors those Presby Team Members who are celebrating career milestones ranging from five to 40 years within the Presby ministry. This year’s keystone […]

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October 10, 2017


Presby’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development will join other speakers for a discussion on how Philadelphia can effectively use models from other cities to build Affordable Housing. Vidhi Anderson, Presby’s Inspired Life’s Executive Director of Housing and Land Development, will speak on a panel Wednesday morning at the Urban Land Institute of Philadelphia’s […]

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September 28, 2017


A recap from the groundbreakings of Presby’s newest Affordable Housing communities, Cantrell Place in South Philadelphia and Witherspoon Senior Apartments in Southwest Philadelphia. Within a week at the end of September, Presby’s Inspired Life broke ground on two new, long-awaited senior Affordable Housing communities — Cantrell Place in South Philadelphia and Witherspoon Senior Apartments on […]

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September 26, 2017


A new Affordable Housing community is coming to the 58th Street campus as Presby will break ground on Witherspoon Senior Apartments, which will feature 60 units of Affordable Housing for seniors. A new community is coming to our 58th Street oasis. On Wednesday, Presby’s Inspired Life  will break ground on Witherspoon Senior Apartments, a new […]

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September 19, 2017


Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney will be among those on hand Wednesday to help Presby break ground on its newest Affordable Housing community, Cantrell Place in South Philadelphia. Presby’s Inspired Life on Wednesday will break ground on Cantrell Place, a new Affordable Housing community in South Philadelphia at 5th and Cantrell Streets that will offer 61 […]

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August 24, 2017


Rydal Park features numerous programs aimed at bringing people of all faiths and beliefs together and giving them a place to worship as they wish. “We had nearly 100 people at our Seder meal this year,” says Irv Leventhal, a resident at Rydal Park in Jenkintown, “and you can bet that many of them weren’t […]

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August 3, 2017


Rydal’s resident “Mr. Fix It” recently allowed 6ABC’s camera into his workshop for an interview segment that aired on Thursday’s noon newscast. Lights! Camera! Action! Rydal Park resident Bill Schwarzchild and his unique custom workshop were featured in an Art of Aging piece that aired Thursday on 6ABC’s noon newscast. Bill, known as Rydal’s “Mr. […]

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July 18, 2017

Bill Schwarzchild, Rydal Park’s ‘Mr. Fix It,’ to be featured on 6ABC’s ‘Art of Aging’

Bill and his custom workshop at Rydal Park will be featured in a upcoming segment.

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July 6, 2017

Presby holds Inspired Benevolence event to honor generous benefactors

Generous benefactors were honored for all they contribute to help ensure the betterment of residents throughout all of Presby's communities.

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June 26, 2017

Presby’s 2nd annual Day of Inspiration serves others throughout greater Philadelphia

This year's Day of Inspiration saw team members donate their time and give back during various service activities hosted by 10 of our communities throughout the area.

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June 8, 2017

Presby to hold annual Day of Inspiration service event on June 23

An estimated 100-150 volunteers and counting are set to donate their time and efforts during numerous activities across Presby communities.

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June 6, 2017

Broomall to hold Spring Job Fair on June 16

Broomall is holding a job fair on Friday, June 16 to fill numerous full-time and part-time positions.

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June 2, 2017

A Legacy of Compassionate Care

The Compassionate Care Campaign assists people throughout the Presby family, and Rydal Park residents took a few moments to describe why they feel the need to support it.

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June 1, 2017

Finding his inspiration: Walter Dickerson back on the right path at Old City

Walter Dickerson knew his life was spiraling downward as he moved in and out of a homeless shelter. He knew change was needed and a chance to move into Old City helped guide his successful journey.

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June 1, 2017

Rydal Park, Rosemont residents tour 58th Street Campus Affordable Housing Campus

Residents from Rydal Park and Rosemont took a day trip to the 58th Street Campus to tour the communities and mingle with fellow residents and Presby family members.

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May 9, 2017

Nearly 100 potential residents brave fierce weather for St. John Neumann Place II application event

Potential residents withstood strong rains to fill out applications for the Presby's-managed Affordable Housing community that is scheduled to open in September in South Philadelphia.

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May 9, 2017

From a crossroads to a ‘haven’: Willie Truitt thrives in numerous ways at Old City

Willie Truitt faced an all-too-common dilemma when he needed an affordable place to live. But then he received a life-changing call from Old City manager Tanya Scott.

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May 4, 2017

Dr. Kevin R. Johnson speaks at Presby’s Clergy Circle event at Mantua Apartments

Dr. Johnson, the renowned pastor of Dare to Imagine church in West Philadelphia, spoke to residents, Presby team members and worshipers who gathered at Mantua on Thursday.

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May 3, 2017

Rosemont honors and thanks volunteer residents during annual luncheon

The annual event honored 80 residents who donated almost 10,000 hours of their time to Rosemont in 2016.

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April 28, 2017

Presby hosts group of children for Take Your Child to Work Day

Team members' children were able to participate in a variety of activities and mingle with Spring Mill residents throughout the day.

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April 20, 2017

Presby Team Member Notebook: Different roles, same inspiring mission

Broomall's Ronald Williams, Rosemont's Sandra Allen and Spring Mill's Jose Montanez are all valued team members whose exceptional service to Presby was recently recognized.

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April 19, 2017

Presby’s Inspired Life announces plans for Rydal Waters expansion

The expansion of the Rydal Park community will add 85 two-bedroom, two-bath, beautifully appointed cottages and numerous amenities.

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April 13, 2017

Presby honors team members at 2017 Distinguished Service Awards

Thirty-one team members from across all of Presby's communities were nominated over eight categories.

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April 4, 2017

World-renowned violinist David Kim performs for Rydal Park and Rosemont residents

Residents from both communities were treated to the work of Kim, the concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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April 3, 2017

Following her passion: Carla Berryman sets the bar for exceptional service at Rosemont

Rosemont social services coordinator Carla Berryman feels working hand in hand with Rosemont's residents is something she was always meant to do.

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March 31, 2017

A leader, a listener, a friend: Arlishia Fields’ door is always open at Jackson Place

Arlishia Fields' feeling she would become a Presby team member one day was true. And as the senior housing manager at South Philly's Jackson Place, she values communication with residents.

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March 29, 2017

Anything to help: Broomall’s Kim Winton goes above and beyond for residents

The professional life of a social worker can be challenging, but Broomall's Kim Winton gives her all for all of Broomall's residents.

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March 24, 2017

Team Member Profile: Ruth James, ‘The Mother of 58th Street’

The 58th Street Campus is Presby's Inspired Life's Affordable Housing Oasis in Southwest Philadelphia, and Ruth James is the hard-working leader of it all.

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March 23, 2017

The time is theirs: Broomall’s Jada McKenzie puts residents first

Bromall's staffing coordinator Jada McKenzie wears many different hats, all for the purpose of helping residents to the best of her abilities.

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March 22, 2017

37 years of fresh perspectives: Pat Marshall’s journey with Presby’s Inspired Life

Pat Marshall started with Presby's Inspired Life 37 years ago. And while titles and roles change, Pat remains a guiding light and mentor to her fellow team members.

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March 17, 2017

Neighbors then and now: Marie Scafidi and Kay Barksdale live the old neighborhood at Jackson Place

Lifelong South Philly residents Marie Scafidi and Kay Barksdale feel right at home at Jackson Place as they still live in the heart of their community.

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February 28, 2017

Team Member Profile: Eric Sodano finds his perfect fit at Mantua Apartments

Eric Sodano has always wanted to help others in his hometown of Philadelphia. As Social Services Coordinator at Mantua, he's the residents' go-to guy.

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February 27, 2017

Spiritual Sensory Stimulation program brings holistic approach to memory care to Spring Mill

The program uses four of the five senses to help residents recall religious thoughts and memories.

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February 24, 2017

Dr. Kevin R. Johnson to speak on spirituality and aging at Presby’s Clergy Circle

Dr. Johnson, an executive leader and Lead Pastor of Dare to Imagine Church, will speak on May 4 at Mantua Apartments.

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February 24, 2017

Rosemont residents gather to celebrate Black History Month

Residents took part in presentations and events that helped celebrate Black History Month.

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February 23, 2017

Back to where it begin: Harriett Waddell is back home at Mantua Apartments

Lifelong West Philadelphia resident Harriett Waddell thought she'd never return to the area after leaving for Delaware. But Mantua Apartments brought her back home.

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February 16, 2017

Married to the job: Renee and Michael Martin’s bond extends to Presser/Nugent

Renee and Michael Martin have been together 27 years, married for 17 and together they manage Presby's Presser/Nugent Apartments in Philadelphia's Mount Airy section.

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February 15, 2017

Over a century strong: The amazing life story of Mantua’s Jerry Butler

Mantua Apartments resident Jerry Butler, a World War II veteran who will turn 101 in November and still lives independently, sat down to talk about his incredible life's journey.

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February 14, 2017

Spring Mill Resident Featured on Ch. 6 ABC

Spring Mill's local artist, Bill Hirsch was recently featured on Ch. 6 ABC's Art of Aging series. See the video here.

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February 10, 2017

Nativity BVM holds party to celebrate 1st anniversary

Local media was on hand as the Presby's Inspired Life-managed community celebrated the milestone with residents, team members and neighbors.

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January 26, 2017

REMINDER: Broomall hosting a job fair THIS FRIDAY – Jan. 27

REMINDER: Presby's Inspired Life's Broomall community is holding a job fair THIS FRIDAY - Jan. 27.

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January 20, 2017

Residents at Broomall fight cold weather with winter-themed tea party

Over 40 residents gathered for a party that included assorted teas and treats and even fun games with prizes.

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January 19, 2017

Lindley Court holds meet and greet for local Olney community

The local Olney community was welcomed to meet Presby's team members and take a tour of Lindley Court, a new Presby's Affordable Housing community.

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January 18, 2017

Spring Mill’s Bill Hirsch interviewed for 6ABC news segment

Bill's incredible paint-by-number works of art will be featured on 6ABC's Art of Aging segment.

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January 13, 2017

Broomall seeks Admissions/Marketing Manager

Presby's Inspired Life's Broomall community has an immediate opening for an Admissions/Marketing Manager.

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January 6, 2017

A helping hand is never too far away – Marie Helmig’s perfect fit at Broomall

When Marie Helmig needed more intricate care, she found the perfect fit right in her own backyard at Broomall.

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January 5, 2017

Broomall to hold job fair on Friday, Jan. 27

Broomall is currently hiring for numerous full-time and part-time positions and will be holding a job fair on Friday, Jan. 27.

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January 4, 2017

Finally a place to call home – Jeanne Renna and Tioga Presbyterian Apartments

Jeanne Renna had never lived on her own before, but through Presby's Affordable Housing Ministry, she found a safe, secure place to call home at Tioga.

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December 29, 2016

Spring Mill residents, Presby’s team members gather for Secret Santa event

Residents enjoyed carols and holiday treats as team members made sure every resident left with a gift.

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December 20, 2016

Year End Message from the President

…at the end of another wonderful year at Presby’s Inspired Life! 61 years in and we are still going as strong as ever.

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December 16, 2016

Putting the ‘liquid puzzles’ together – Bill Hirsch and the pursuit to paint outside the lines

With his "steady hand and good eyes," Spring Mill's Bill Hirsch has put together an incredible collection of paint-by-number masterpieces he calls his "liquid puzzles" over nearly the last 20 years. He's now putting his amazing work on display for the first time.

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December 8, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life featured in Philadelphia Tribune article on Affordable Housing

The efforts of Presby's Inspired Life and the Philadelphia Housing Authority to develop readily available Affordable Housing were highlighted in a recent article.

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December 7, 2016

Rydal Park’s Daniel Kaye donating all proceeds from new book to charity

Daniel, the director of life enrichment at Rydal Park, is donating all proceeds from his new book to youth charities.

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December 1, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life’s Tameata Jordan named IREM Delaware Valley’s CPM Candidate of the Year Award winner

Presby's Inspired Life Assistant Director of Housing Tameata Jordan was recognized as the chapter's Certified Property Manager of the Year.

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November 28, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life team members appear on WURD radio show with Congressman Bob Brady

Fourteen of Presby's Affordable Housing communities are located in Brady's district, which includes parts of Center City, South and Southwest Philadelphia and Delaware County.

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November 22, 2016

Spring Mill residents donate Thanksgiving foods for Affordable Housing residents

An annual tradition reached its fourth consecutive year as Spring Mill residents donated food and time to help others in the Presby's family have a happy Thanksgiving.

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November 16, 2016

A Transformative Bond: Older Adults and Children Connect Over A Good Book

After almost 40 years, Rydal Park resident Pat Quigg and her Reading Buddies program continue to link seniors and children in the Philadelphia area.

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November 14, 2016

Presby Team Members Join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

On Saturday, November 12, Presby’s Inspired Life team members participated in the Philadelphia Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.

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November 11, 2016

Rydal Park hosts Veterans Day ceremony featuring Honor Flight Philadelphia

Veteran residents were honored during a ceremony that featured live music and a virtual tour of memorials, among other things.

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November 10, 2016

58th Street Campus holds brunch to honor veteran residents

Veteran residents and residents' spouses were honored for their service during a commemorative event.

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November 8, 2016

Spring Mill Resident Votes for the First Time

Spring Mill's Margareta Dimmick, 90, made history Tuesday when she voted for the first time.

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November 4, 2016

Rydal Park Veterans interviewed for WPHL 17 Veterans Day special

Veterans who now reside at Rydal Park were interviewed for a special that will air on Friday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day

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October 21, 2016

2016 Inspired Service Recognition Dinner honors Patricia S. Scott

Presby's Inspired Life's annual Inspired Service Recognition Dinner honored longtime Rydal Park resident Patricia S. Scott for her gracious giving and benevolent spirit.

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October 14, 2016

Neumann Senior Housing Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Neumann Senior Housing recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The former St. Mary's Hospital in Philadelphia's Kensington section, the Presby's Inspired-Life managed community opened its doors in 2006.

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October 2, 2016

Local High School Senior Gives ‘Seniors’ Something to Sing About

On Thursday, October 1, 2015 the “Presby Singers”—a group of seniors from Spring Mill Presbyterian Village, a community of Presby’s Inspired Life, made their debut, under the direction of Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School Senior, Leah Schick.

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September 16, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life Dedicates Rosemont’s Glorious Garden

The Glorious Garden is an outdoor oasis conveniently nestled on Rosemont's sprawling 10-acre campus that includes garden benches, a small pond with accompanying waterfall, a birdbath, different types of beautiful flowers and flagstone pavement blocks upon which people will be able to pay tribute to friends and loved ones with special messages.

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July 27, 2016

Leading By Example

Coloring is one of the favorite hobbies of Dee, whose vibrant drawings dot the walls of the apartment she’s lived in since the Pensdale community opened its doors in 2004. In fact, she’s holds the distinction of being Pensdale’s first-ever resident.

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July 27, 2016

Partners In Caring

My participation in Partners in Caring is a meaningful way in which I extend my service to Presby in order to impact an even greater number of lives for the better.

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July 27, 2016

25 years and counting

As Ann Thomas Apartments, a Presby’s Inspired Life-sponsored community located on the 2000 block of S. 58th Street, celebrates its 25th anniversary, a special resident took a few moments to reflect upon her time living there for the last quarter-century.

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June 27, 2016

Presby Profile: The Voices of Inspiration

The “Voices of Inspiration,” is a choral group comprised of Presby’s Inspired Life employees from across the ministry’s communities.

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June 20, 2016

Glorious Garden Blooming at Rosemont

Nestled on a secluded former estate, Rosemont is a peaceful oasis along the Main Line of Philadelphia, pairing quiet seclusion with the nearby excitement of some of the region’s most popular attractions.

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May 30, 2016

Compassionate Care at the Heart of Presby’s Ministry

At Presby’s Inspired Life, it is a privilege to walk alongside our residents and their families to take part in the joys, triumphs and challenges of their everyday lives.

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May 12, 2016

For nurses, pride in service doesn’t wane with age

Joan Randolph has retired from nursing, but nursing has never really left her.

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May 11, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Venecia of Broomall

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby's Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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May 10, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Claire of Rydal Park

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby's Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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May 9, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Christa of Spring Mill

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby's Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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May 1, 2016

Programming to Better Enrich Mind, Body and Spirit – FROM THE DESK OF SARAH

After bricks and mortar, nothing is more vital to a community than its cultural, entertainment and wellness offerings.

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May 1, 2016

Inspired Journeys: An Innovative Approach to Caring for Those with Memory-Loss

Nancy was a homemaker who loved baking chocolate cake. Richard was a doctor who enjoyed dancing to Frank Sinatra.

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April 15, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life: Welcome Home

In the most simplistic term that is how the ministry of Presby’s Inspired Life began.

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March 24, 2016

Rydal Park Hosts NBC10’s Hurricane Schwartz on March 31

NBC10’s Chief Meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz, one of the Delaware Valley’s leading meteorologists, will visit Rydal Park to give a talk on his storied career.

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March 20, 2016

Presby Profile: The Rev. Tom Summers

The Rev. Tom Summers has more than 20 years’ experience in pastoral ministry, including six years as chaplain and bereavement counselor in hospice care.

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February 25, 2016

I’m Not Ready Yet! Or, How to Face Our Fears to Reap the Rewards – FROM THE DESK OF SARAH

More and more, I'm hearing people say "I'm not ready yet."

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February 18, 2016

Never too old for love: An elderly couple in Jenkintown says “I do” – PHL17

Ralph and Anita Bloch prove you're never too old for love. The couple, living at Rydal Park in Jenkintown, shared their incredible story of finding love in their late 80s with PHL17's Lauren Berman.

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February 10, 2016

We Have A Lot More Living To Do – FROM THE DESK OF SARAH

It wasn’t long ago that people were saying, “40 is the new 30.”

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February 10, 2016

Love Is In the Air at Rydal Park! – Montco Happening

People are often surprised to learn about the extent to which dating and romance go on beyond the age of 65.

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February 10, 2016

Love at any age: Philly’s older adults prove love is timeless – Philly Voice

No one can say love is discriminatory.

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February 9, 2016

Five Upcoming Free Events at Rydal Park in March

The public is invited to attend five free, upcoming events at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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February 2, 2016

Inspired Journeys: Innovative program reinvents life for seniors with memory challenges

Inspired Journeys is Presby’s innovative new program to support residents and their families at Rydal Park, Spring Mill Presbyterian Village and Broomall Presbyterian Village, impacted by memory loss.

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January 18, 2016

Accomplished, Creative and Generous Souls: These Are the People We Serve – LeadingAge Magazine

If asked, Harry Gross would say that his career as a financial columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News was one of pure luck.

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January 15, 2016

A Family Tradition, 40 Years in the Making

“You talk about an inspired life? Over 16 years my mother’s life was truly inspired by Rydal Park.”

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January 15, 2016

Stay Social, Stay Smart

You exercise for a stronger body. But what can you do for a stronger brain?

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January 10, 2016

Music, Arts and Culture

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso got it right when it comes to art’s effect on our lives. But while we’ve all had opportunities to seek out the arts, how often have performances come into your home?

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January 10, 2016

The Sower’s Society: Fostering a Legacy of Service and Compassionate Care for Generations to Come

Since its inception in 1955, Presby’s Inspired Life has held true to its mission of offering exceptional living experiences and compassionate care to older adults from diverse backgrounds.

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December 31, 2015

Presby’s 2015 Year in Review

Thank you to the more than 2,000 residents, friends, family members, faith leaders and community leaders who joined us this year to celebrate Presby's Diamond Anniversary.

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December 30, 2015

A Year End Message From The President

We sang, we danced, we prayed, we ate cake (okay, a lot of cake), we remembered and most importantly we gave thanks, this year, for the ministry of Presby’s Inspired Life and the six decades it has spent in service to older adults.

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December 15, 2015

Rosemont Wins “Best of Assisted Living Award” from

Rosemont Presbyterian Village was presented with a 2015 Best of Assisted Living Award for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families this past year on, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior care and services nationwide.

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December 14, 2015

Philadelphia Inquirer: When words fail, some turn to song

Last week Arthur Kuck celebrated a birthday. His daughter brought ribs and cake, and trimmed his fluffy white hair.

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December 13, 2015

Philadelphia Inquirer: Keeping the neighborhood together by converting closed school to housing

St. Alice's parish, once the center of Upper Darby's Irish and Italian Bywood neighborhood, was merged with St. Laurence in July 2013 by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

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November 12, 2015

Rydal Park resident honored for generosity

The Abington Police Athletic League recently honored Rydal Park resident Patricia S. Scott for her "extraordinary generosity and philanthropic efforts."

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November 9, 2015

Rydal Park’s Patricia “Pat” S. Scott Honored by Abington PAL

Abington PAL, a recreation-oriented juvenile crime prevention program that relies heavily upon athletics to help kids achieve success, recently honored Rydal Park resident, Patricia “Pat” S. Scott, for her extraordinary generosity and philanthropic efforts.

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November 1, 2015

Three Upcoming Free Events at Rydal Park in November

The public is invited to attend three upcoming free events at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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October 15, 2015

Chef’s Corner – Fall Ravioli with Gorgonzola and Candied Pecans

Move over, pumpkin spice – this autumn, it’s all about fresh flavors and real ingredients.

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October 15, 2015

The Stories Behind The Stories

The Greater Philadelphia area has a long, proud tradition of media and journalism, but have you ever wondered what makes your favorite media personalities tick? What are the stories behind the stories you read, hear, and see in the media every day?

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October 10, 2015

G. Terry Madonna headlines recent Rydal Park event

Harry Gross describes himself as “a ham at heart.

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September 18, 2015

Rosemont Library Renamed in Honor of Presby’s 1st President

On Thursday, September 17, Presby’s Inspired Life President & CEO, Judee M. Bavaria, Executive Team Members and members of the Board of Directors hosted a library dedication ceremony honoring its first and longest serving president, The Rev. Paul A. White.

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September 1, 2015

Tamala Edwards to Accept Award for WPVI’s “Art of Aging” Series From Presby’s Inspired Life

Tamala Edwards, Anchor/Reporter for WPVI-TV/Ch.6, will accept an award on behalf of the station for its “Art of Aging” series, at an event on October 29 hosted by Presby’s Inspired Life (Presby), a Lafayette Hill-based provider of continuing care and Affordable Housing for seniors.

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August 31, 2015

Rydal Park Announces Lineup for its 3rd Annual “Lively Fall Speaker Series”

For the third consecutive year, five popular local media figures will present insightful talks about their careers this October, when Rydal Park continuing care retirement community presents “Straight from the Source,” its 3rd Annual Rydal Park Lively Fall Speaker Series.

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August 13, 2015

Six Upcoming Free Events at Rydal Park in September

The public is invited to attend six upcoming free events at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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August 12, 2015

Fall 2015 Schedule Announced for Free “Penn State Abington Presents at Rydal Park” Series

The collaboration launched in fall 2014 between Penn State Abington and Rydal Park continuing care retirement community, both located in Abington Township, Montgomery County, continues this fall.

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July 28, 2015

Seven Upcoming Free Events at Rydal Park in August

The public is invited to attend seven upcoming free events at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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July 15, 2015

Spring Mill Set To Unveil New Dementia Wing Renovations

On Thursday, July 16, Spring Mill, a community of Presby’s Inspired Life, will host an open house to unveil renovations completed in the community’s memory support wing—Cedar Grove.

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June 18, 2015

Rydal Park CNA Wins Statewide Award for Outstanding Service

Terrina Reed, CNA at Rydal Park, was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from LeadingAge PA, a trade association representing Pennsylvania not-for-profit organizations that provide housing, healthcare and community services primarily to the elderly, at the organization’s annual conference in Hershey, PA on June 17.

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June 12, 2015

Supporters Recognized for Generosity at Annual President’s Circle Event

On Thursday, June 11 residents from Rydal Park, Rosemont Presbyterian Village, Presby staff, corporate partners, foundations and members of the Presby’s Inspired Life Board of Directors gathered for the annual President’s Circle reception at Rydal Park.

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June 11, 2015

Three Talks by Two Noted Local Authors and U. Penn Archaeologist

The public is invited to attend three upcoming free talks on June 15, June 23 and July 28 by noted local authors and a University of Pennsylvania researcher at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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June 1, 2015

Wedding Bells at Rydal Park

Ralph Bloch (89) and Anita Shmukler (85) met on the popular Jewish dating web site about 8 years ago, and have been living together for the past 6 years in a 55+ community in Warrington.

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May 29, 2015

Rosemont Selected for Three 2015 Main Line Reader’s Choice Awards

In a Thursday, May 28, announcement by the Main Line Media News Network, Rosemont Presbyterian Village was selected as the Main Line, Reader’s Choice Best of, Best Continuing Care Retirement Living, Best Independent Living & Senior Living and Best Personal Care.

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May 18, 2015

Legendary DJ Jerry Blavat to Host Grand Opening of Renovated Performing Arts Center at Rydal Park

Rydal Park continuing care retirement community in Abington Township, Montgomery County will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-renovated Performing Arts Center with an afternoon of music hosted and spun by legendary DJ Jerry Blavat on Tuesday, June 2 starting at 2 p.m.

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May 11, 2015

Appreciating the Arts

Rydal Park prides itself on being a place where the arts are alive and well.

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May 5, 2015

Rydal Park’s Five Tips For Senior Health & Fitness For National Senior Health & Fitness Day May 27

The theme for the 22nd annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27 is “If You Keep Moving – You’ll Keep Improving!”

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May 1, 2015

Presby’s Day of Inspiration Ignites Change for Communities & Residents

In recognition of the 60th Anniversary of Presby’s Inspired Life, more than 100 volunteers--staff, residents, board members and many more--gave of their time on April 30, 2015 to help our residents, our communities and our neighbors.

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April 27, 2015

Presby’s Day of Inspiration

As part of Presby's year-long 60th Anniversary celebration, Presby will host a “Day of Inspiration” to take place on Thursday, April 30.

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April 23, 2015

Broomall Presbyterian Village to Host Tree Planting Ceremony

In recognition of the 60th Anniversary of Presby’s Inspired Life, State Senator Thomas J. McGarrigle (PA 26th Senatorial District), Broomall Presbyterian Village residents, their families and members of the Presby’s Inspired Life Board of Directors and Leadership Team will come together for a ceremonial tree planting at Broomall Presbyterian Village on Sunday, April 26 at 2pm.

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April 17, 2015

Russell L. Mast is Appointed New Executive Director at Rydal Park

Russell L. Mast of Philadelphia has been appointed Executive Director of Rydal Park, an Abington Township residential retirement community of Presby’s Inspired Life, a leading Delaware Valley not-for-profit developer of continuing care and Affordable Housing for older adults.

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April 6, 2015

Rydal Park’s “Day of Inspiration” Includes Month-Long Food Drive

As part of the 60th anniversary celebration of its parent organization, Presby’s Inspired Life, Rydal Park continuing care retirement community in Abington Township is conducting a food drive during the month of April.

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March 2, 2015

‘Victorian’ couple livens up Fox Chase mansion

High on a Fox Chase hill, Carole Covert and her husband Bill McMenamin [Rydal Park residents] will wear their Victorian clothes, channel the 19th-century spirits of Robert and Maryann Ryerrs, and welcome folks to Robert's 184th birthday party.

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February 13, 2015

Philadelphia Inquirer Editor and Author Kevin Ferris to Speak about His New Book “Unbreakable Bonds”

Rydal Park Library, a resident organization of Rydal Park continuing care retirement community in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, presents local author and newspaper editor Kevin Ferris in a talk about his new book, Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed, co-authored with Dava Guerin– free and open to the public

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February 9, 2015

Seven Upcoming Free Events at Rydal Park in February

The public is invited to attend seven free, upcoming events at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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February 4, 2015

A Family Tradition, 40 Years in the Making

“You talk about an inspired life? Over 16 years my mother’s life was truly inspired by Rydal Park.”

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January 30, 2015

Five Upcoming Talks by Noted Local College Faculty And Authors

The public is invited to attend five upcoming free talks by noted Penn State Abington faculty members and local authors at Rydal Park, the non-profit, continuing care retirement community located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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December 30, 2014

Presby Set to Mark Six Decades of Inspired Service in 2015

The start of 2015 begins a remarkable year-long celebration for Presby’s Inspired Life. Founded in 1955, Presby will mark its diamond—60th anniversary.

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December 4, 2014

More “Penn State Abington Presents at Rydal Park” free talks by accomplished faculty announced

Accomplished faculty members from Penn State Abington are giving free scholarly talks at nearby Rydal Park continuing care retirement community, intended for both residents of Rydal Park and members of the local community.

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November 30, 2014

Rydal Park Clubs, Classes, Cuisine and Cultural Events – Winter 2014

Events. Excursions. Our Winter Calendar bustles with activities, and no two are alike.

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November 25, 2014

Rydal Park Stores Donated Turkeys Destined for Local Families

When Abington Township Commissioner Ben Sanchez needed a place to store more than two dozen donated turkeys before they could be distributed to local families, he turned to good neighbor Rydal Park continuing care retirement community and its Director of Cultural Enrichment Daniel Kaye, who immediately offered to help store them in Rydal Park’s large freezers.

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November 18, 2014

Rydal Park’s ‘Holiday Tour of Homes’ to features décor by local floral designers

The beauty and diversity of the holiday season will be showcased on Wednesday, December 10, when the public is invited to tour apartment homes at Rydal Park continuing care retirement community that will be decorated for Hanukkah and Christmas by four noted local floral designers.

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November 3, 2014

New “Penn State Abington Presents at Rydal Park” program

A new collaboration between Penn State Abington and Rydal Park continuing care retirement community, both located in Abington Township, Montgomery County, is bringing speakers from the college to Rydal Park.

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September 20, 2014

Rydal Park amenities continue to grow

Everywhere you look at Rydal Park, you’ll find residents making the most of life.

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September 18, 2014

Rydal Park celebrates 40 years

Last Wednesday, Sept. 10, Rydal Park, a continuing care retirement community in Abington, celebrated its 40th anniversary with a “ruby soiree” held outside on the campus grounds.

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September 2, 2014

Five local media stars to be featured during Rydal Park’s 2nd Annual Lively Fall Speaker Series

Five popular Philadelphia media figures will present insightful talks about their careers during October, when Rydal Park presents its 2nd Annual Lively Fall Speaker Series.

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August 27, 2014

Former Congressman Joseph M. Hoeffel to discuss new book at Rydal Park

Rydal Park Library will present former Pennsylvania Congressman and Abington Township resident Joseph M. Hoeffel discussing his new book The Iraq Lie: How the White House Sold the War at the Auditorium at Rydal Park on Monday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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August 25, 2014

Rydal Park Celebrates 40 Years of Growth in Abington Township

Rydal Park is marking its 40thanniversary as a prominent local continuing care retirement community in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

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August 17, 2014

Fore the Love of the Game: Golf keeping Rydal Park these residents active

As spring rain yields to summer sun, many residents’ minds turn to the outdoors.

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August 16, 2014

Soaring At Any Age: Rydal Park resident shares her love of flying

Castle is a hard woman to get a hold of. If she isn’t volunteering at an area hospital, dining with her girlfriends at one of the many local restaurants or swimming a few laps in the fitness center, there’s a good possibility that she’s up in the air…literally.

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July 20, 2014

How do Rydal Park residents grow their gardens?

When the calendar turns to spring, many Rydal Park residents’ minds begin to wander outdoors and to thoughts of putting their green thumbs into action.

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July 17, 2014

Rydal Park residents welcome The Skylarks music ensamble

Many of our residents pride themselves on their love, knowledge, and appreciation of music.

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July 15, 2014

Troupe performs Broadway classic ‘Hello, Dolly!’ at Rydal Park

In June, Rydal Park welcomed Jenkintown Music Theater in presenting a delightful evening of music, dancing and all around fun.

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June 4, 2014

Volunteers help build Katie’s Serenity Garden at Rydal Park

On Saturday, June 28, volunteers from around Abington Township will gather at Rydal Park Continuing Care Retirement Community to help complete the transformation of a wild plot of land into the area’s first “Katie’s Serenity Garden,” an area of reflection and beauty.

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May 30, 2014

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

This might be National Senior Health & Fitness Day, but KYW's Michelle Durham tells us there's a group of seniors in Rydal that makes fitness a priority every day.

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May 29, 2014

Rydal Park Personal Trainer Gives Senior Tips For Healthy Living – CBS Philly

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