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Phone: 215-697-8086

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Phone: 215-697-8031

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Phone: 215-697-8005

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Our Blog

Posted on: May 29, 2020 by Shannon Grieb

As we continue to keep PPH closed to visitors to protect our residents from COVID-19, we understand that many family members will want to connect with their loved ones as much as possible. To celebrate Father’s Day, we are asking families to fill out the form below. We will transfer the answers into a letter, […]

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Posted on: May 04, 2020 by Shannon Grieb

Mother’s Day at PPH As we continue to keep PPH closed to visitors to protect our residents from COVID-19, we understand that many family members will want to connect with their loved ones as much as possible. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we are asking families to fill out the form below. We will transfer the […]

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Posted on: Apr 03, 2020 by Shannon Grieb

As two-year residents of PPH, my husband and I knew at once we had found a place to call home for the rest of our lives. Never would we have imagined that two-years later we would be in isolation here, with many hundreds more of our PPH family. In our two years here many residents […]

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Posted on: Jun 15, 2016 by Deanna Keough

We would like to thank Danny Goldsmith, Bernie Lens, and Allan Silverberg of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., Post 697, for sharing their amazing Holocaust survivor stories with our guests and residents. Many in our audience were moved to tears as Danny shared his story of his courageous mother, loving father, and the […]

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Posted on: Feb 12, 2016 by Alonzo Jones

Like any other big decision in life, some times familial support can really be helpful. Many people looking at senior living communities rely on their adult children, nieces or nephews for guidance. They come along for tours and help with making sure their loved one picks the right senior living community. Unfortunately, they can also […]

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Posted on: Dec 11, 2015 by Deanna Keough

Written by The Rev. Dr. Jack F. Price We all know the Christmas story–Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem, angels singing, and shepherds and wise men going to the stable to greet baby Jesus. But there are other Christmas stories as well, stories that reveal the meaning of “God with us” and of peace on earth. […]

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Posted on: Nov 18, 2015 by Alonzo Jones

Moving and Downsizing: A Grieving Process We know how to deal with the logistics and physical tasks of moving and downsizing. Post-it notes identifying what to keep, trash or donate. Hiring a reliable mover and maybe even a packing company to help you pack and unpack, preventing you from living the following weeks out of […]

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Posted on: Nov 12, 2015 by Deanna Keough

Veterans of PPh filled our Social Hall for a special ceremony held yesterday in their honor.  The annual ceremony is organized by PPh Director of Community Relations, Bill Conaway.  Bill also facilitates the monthly meetings for the Veterans Program of PPh.  This year’s ceremony began with Bill giving a heartfelt speech to thank those involved […]

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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

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