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Employee Losing Streak Celebrated

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014

Fifty PPh employees are not ashamed to be called real light weights!

Since October 2011, they have shed almost 600 pounds through Weight Watchers, which meets every Thursday at noon in 13-week sessions.

“This is an extraordinary feat, not to mention a fantastic example of the way our organizational culture has changed to embrace a healthier lifestyle,” said Maureen Solomon, Wellness Center Director.

On August 9, at the last meeting of the session, the group held a healthy pot luck lunch and recipe swap to celebrate their achievements.

Out of the 50 Weight Watchers members, eight have achieved Lifetime status, meaning that they have reached and maintained their weight loss goal. They are can be a part of the Weight Watchers program free of charge as long as they remain at that goal.DSC_0236[1]

Above: Staff celebrated their weight loss at a healthy lunch on August 9.

What Residents Say

"In my nine 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 resident Bernice Segal

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