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Posted on: Feb 27, 2018 by PPH

Senior bowlers can remain competitive as they age. Despite reduction in mobility and flexibility, you can still have a lot of fun bowling. The most important thing to do when you bowl is to listen to your body. If something doesn’t feel right, make adjustments. The goal is to remain healthy while you continue enjoyment […]

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Posted on: Feb 15, 2018 by PPH

  February is a great month to reflect on the love in our lives – and not just because of the candy-coated, heart-shaped Hallmark holiday that falls in the middle of the month. In fact, February is American Heart Month, a reminder to check in with our physical health, too. PPH offers so many fun […]

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Posted on: Jan 19, 2018 by PPH

Staying active throughout the winter months is a crucial part of your well-being. Exercising is not only ideal for weight control, but also increases flexibility and mobility. During the winter, you could hop in an indoor pool as a fun way to stay fit. Aquatic exercises are perfect for those who want to remain in […]

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Posted on: Jan 09, 2018 by PPH

When searching for senior apartments in Philadelphia, you’ll want to have a list of questions readied as you tour each community. Amenities, location and cost are a few considerations when looking at senior living options. At the end of the day, don’t discount the vibe you get as you tour senior communities. When you stumble […]

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Posted on: Jan 02, 2018 by PPH

Jean Holland is a new PPH resident. The semi-retired Registered Nurse, who spent 35 years at Fox Chase Cancer Center, only moved into her two-bedroom Alpha Building apartment in August, but in that short time, has already created a cozy home. “I was only here a few days before my apartment truly felt like home,” […]

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Posted on: Dec 28, 2017 by PPH

The new year is a great time to make plans for the future, and look ahead with hope, joy and optimism. For some, that might mean a commitment to healthy living; for others, perhaps it’s a promise to reconnect with loved ones and friends with whom we’ve lost touch. At PPH, the new year brings […]

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Posted on: Dec 07, 2017 by PPH

  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 PPH

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 PPH

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 PPH

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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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