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Posted on: Jan 10, 2019 by Deanna Keough

Saturday, January 5, 2019, the family of the Ron S! Charitable Fund held a gathering in the PPH Private Dining Room to honor the spirit of giving of Ron Silberstein. PPH Independent Living residents Marge and Tom Sexton (mother and stepfather of Ron), and Ron’s brother, Joe Silberstein, formally presented a check in the amount […]

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Posted on: Dec 28, 2018 by Deanna Keough

PPH REACH January 2019 Explore topics that inform, educate and engage residents, volunteers, staff, and the greater community of the PPH Family.  

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Posted on: Dec 21, 2018 by PPH

Catching the flu is a miserable experience for anyone, but if you’re over the age of 65, the risks and dangers of the seasonal flu are significantly higher. Seniors who contract the flu have a much greater chance of developing serious complications; this is largely because the immune system defenses weaken as we age. The […]

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Posted on: Dec 21, 2018 by PPH

One of the most wonderful parts of the holiday season are the meals shared with friends and family, but for those with diabetes, it can also be one of the most challenging aspects of celebrating together. The foods that are commonly shared when we come together in laughter and cheer tend to be rich, sugary […]

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Posted on: Dec 05, 2018 by PPH

Did you know that 66 percent of seniors over the age of 65 are Internet users? Using the Internet is a great way to stay up-to-date on current events, stay in touch with loved ones, research medical information, play games, meet new friends and even manage your prescriptions. Another wonderful advantage to using the Internet […]

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Posted on: Dec 04, 2018 by PPH

The holiday season is a time that is often filled with family gatherings, gift giving, shared meals with friends and big celebrations. For many seniors, this is also a time to look back on cherished memories – remembering special events, presents and outings with loved ones. However, if you have a loved one in memory […]

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Posted on: Nov 29, 2018 by Beatrice Couloute

Let’s be honest. Moving to a senior living community is not easy. Our residents each have a different reason why they moved but all came to the same place. At PPH we thrive on ensuring that our residents, who come from all walks of life, have the experience of their dreams. For the Sextons, who […]

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Posted on: Nov 19, 2018 by Deanna Keough

PPH is proud to debut REACH, our community newsletter with an updated name and template design. The changes were made to enable the content to best meet the interests of residents and staff. We hope this newsletter, and the information and stories about the happenings at PPH, will continue to reach more people. If you […]

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Posted on: Nov 05, 2018 by Beatrice Couloute

“It’s such an exciting day,” says Personal Care resident Marie Armstrong, referring to the upcoming Election Day. “I’ve always made it a priority.” Marie, who was born in 1916 – four years before the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote, also known as Women’s Suffrage – has never […]

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Posted on: Oct 26, 2018 by PPH

As the cooler weather begins to settle in here in Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Protestant Home wants to make sure that our community members – and their loved ones – are eating well. We believe that the shorter, cooler days should be accompanied by cozy and comforting meals. However, as we get ready for the holiday […]

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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