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Posted on: Dec 07, 2017 by Kathryn Conda

  The new offering will enable ease of access, affordability and convenience   Philadelphia, Pa., (December 6, 2017) The Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPH) has opened a new pharmacy for residents and staff as part of the final stage of the recent capital improvement project, which included the ACE Center and Gardens, Art Studio, Library, Wellness […]

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Posted on: Nov 30, 2017 by Kathryn Conda

A PPH Social Worker offers tips to identify and alleviate caregiver stress during National Family Caregivers Month and throughout the year More than 65.7 million caregivers – nearly 29 percent of the U.S. adult population – provide care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. The majority of this caregiver population are baby boomers, […]

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Posted on: Nov 08, 2017 by Kathryn Conda

Understanding your insurance options is important at any age, but takes on a special importance as we age. As we get closer to the age of 65, our insurance options drastically change. Before you get near retirement age, it’s crucial to consider your insurance options and budgetary constraints in order to make an informed decision. Medicare […]

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Posted on: Nov 03, 2017 by Kathryn Conda

Pastor Ken Smith moved into his spacious two-bedroom apartment in August 2016 after a yearlong search for the right community. A native Philadelphian, the Lawndale Building resident, 80, grew up in the Tacony and Mayfair sections of Philadelphia and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. But, after three decades living in his suburban Rockledge, Montgomery […]

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Posted on: Sep 28, 2017 by Kathryn Conda

PPH Celebrates 12th Annual Gala for Benevolent Care October 20! The Enchanted Garden… Hope Grows Here! The Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPH) celebrates its 12th Annual Gala for Benevolent Care, “The Enchanted Garden…Hope Grows Here!” presented by Contract Pharmacy Services (CPS), on Friday, October 20, at the Southampton Room, 2980 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, 19154. The evening […]

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Posted on: Jun 30, 2017 by Beatrice Couloute

As people age, finding new and innovative ways to keep our brains in tip-top shape can be challenging. Beyond taking vitamins, doctors are encouraging people to do more activities that flex our brain muscles, like Sudoku, crossword puzzles, and reading. The new ACE Center at PPH invites new opportunities for resident social, mental, and physical […]

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Posted on: Jun 14, 2017 by Beatrice Couloute

The first Father’s Day was established in 1910 in Spokane, WA. Sonora Dodd wanted to celebrate her father, William Jackson Smart, a civil war veteran and single father. William raised six children on his own. When Sonora heard a sermon at the church in 1909 about Mother’s Day, she told her pastor that fathers should […]

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Posted on: May 30, 2017 by Beatrice Couloute

What event marks the beginning of summer for you? As children, often it was the last day of school. As adults, wearing shorts outside for the first time, or perhaps a BBQ over Memorial Day weekend could mark the beginning of summer. We each tend to have our own ways of deciding when summer has […]

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Posted on: Apr 07, 2017 by Alonzo Jones

PPh Reveals New Arts, Culture and Education Center & Gardens A new hub of resident activity opens in Senior Living Community (PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2017) – The Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPh) celebrates the completion of its new Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Center and Gardens with, “Living is an Art,” a grand-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

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Posted on: Apr 03, 2017 by Alonzo Jones

Although there are specific months and days dedicated to health and fitness, at PPh the initiative is everyday year-round. On Friday March 31 PPh, with the help of some local partners reiterated that message at the 6th Annual Wellness Symposium. The symposium was a celebration of all forms of health and a reminder to our […]

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What Residents Say

"In my two years at PPH, I’ve grown to like it very much. At first, I felt like a stranger and then as I began to talk to people, we increasingly became good friends. A way to meet people is to join clubs. I’m now part of the PPH Auxiliary. I love helping with their flea markets because you never know what you can find. Recently, I’ve joined an evening quilting class. I love that I can continue to enjoy my life outside of PPH while experiencing the offers here.….especially the pool! Everything is just so convenient.

– Lucille Hite, Independent Living resident

What Families Say

"My mom is sooo happy at PPH, I can’t even describe it in strong enough words. She’s met so many new friends and these ladies do EVERYTHING together! She sees Dad every day in Pathways, but can have her life too. She’s gone to so many activities and I think I’ve already been to Scoops with her at least 15 times. She loves the dining room and Bistro too. My sister, Ilene, and I are so delighted that Mom is happy.......Wow, it feels like Mom’s been there about 2 years—but it’s only 2 months!! That’s how comfortable and natural it feels for her – and for all of us.

– Rhonda Frenkel, daughter of residents Jack & Bernice Segal