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July 17, 2020

Best of the Best

We are once again participating in a People’s Choice awards contest sponsored by the Observer-Reporter newspaper in Washington County – and we need your help to be nominated as the Best of the Best! Please take a moment and visit www.O-Rbest.com and nominate Presbyterian SeniorCare Network in the categories of […]
July 14, 2020

Celebrating 65 Years of Service!

At 96 years of age, Longwood at Oakmont resident, Mernie Berger, was honored as the very, first member of the Garden Club of Allegheny County (GCAC) to achieve 65 years of active service. For that distinguished length of service she was surprised with an award on behalf of the Garden […]
June 22, 2020

Taking a Familiar Walk: Dementia Amid COVID-19

A daughter experiences the neighborhood from her mom’s perspectiveBy Laurie Matlin My 95-year-old mother has reached the limits of her patience with the daughter in her basement. As one of her nine children currently helping out, I take no personal offense. Even for people without dementia, COVID-19 can complicate a […]
June 22, 2020

Take a Break

Are you a full-time caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia? A little breather may be just what you need. Alzheimer’s disease is life-changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them. Having a helping hand when you need it is key to keeping yourself, and your […]
June 5, 2020

Your Brain Has an Immune System, and You Can Boost It

It can help you deal with stress, self-esteem and motivation in the pandemicBy Stephen L. Antczak You’re probably familiar with your immune system — your physiological immune system, that is. It’s the one that sends white blood cells to dispatch with pathogens. But what about your psychological immune system? This […]