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Posted on: Nov 11, 2015 by Daniel Loughrey

John Bulovas was born on March 22, 1918.  He attended Mastbaum High School in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, and after graduation, he worked as a machinist. On October 30, 1941, John was inducted in to the U.S. Army at Camp Lee, Virginia.  He was sent on a troop ship and landed in Europe on […]

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Posted on: Sep 09, 2015 by Deanna Keough

By Daniel Loughrey, PPh Assistant Director of Foundation & Corporate Giving. Featuring PPh Resident, Ken Venuti Ken Venuti started singing when he was four years old. His father was a known vocalist, and perhaps Ken felt compelled to mimic his father at such a young age. By age five, he knew he enjoyed singing and […]

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Posted on: Sep 09, 2015 by Deanna Keough

By Daniel Loughrey, PPh Assistant Director of Foundation & Corporate Giving Featuring PPh Independent Living Resident, Betty Bedford. Betty Sipes was born in the small town of Everett, located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Betty’s father had fought in World War I, and when Betty was four, her family (she has one older brother, Kepner Sipes) […]

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Posted on: Jun 29, 2015 by Deanna Keough

By Daniel Loughrey, Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Giving “Everyone Has A Story” Series from the PPh Perspective featuring: John Hughes, Ed.D. On December 4, 1941, a young boy turned ten years old. He celebrated with family three days later at an aunt’s house in Broomall, PA. That evening, the family gathered around the […]

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Posted on: Jun 02, 2015 by Deanna Keough

The Story of Gunter Hauer Written by: Daniel Loughrey, PPh Perspective & E-News Editor, March 2015 Gunter Hauer was born in Berlin, Germany in 1919. His father was a veteran of the first world war and was awarded an Iron Cross (Germany’s highest military honor) for his service. Growing up in Berlin in the 1920s […]

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Posted on: Apr 28, 2015 by Deanna Keough

Robert “Frank” Schaible – Happy 100th Birthday! Written By: PPh Perspective & E-News Editor, Daniel Loughrey There are many labels one could place on Frank Schaible. Some of his labels speak for themselves. He is a veteran of World War II. He is a Philadelphian. As of today, April 28th, 2015, he is a centenarian. […]

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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