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My Life. My Plan. My Community.
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Living Branches is proud to be part of a nationwide initiative to rename “Continuing Care Retirement Communities” as Life Plan Communities. This initiative is designed to help communicate to..
Leading the Way: Open Hearts and Minds Create Possibilities in the Evolving World of Memory Care
Danielle Leheny Posted on
The days Kathleen could make her mom laugh were her favorite. A giggle might be won through continuous banter and large doses of family humor that Kathleen conjured up..
A Unique Career Journey
Danielle Leheny Posted on
Kathleen’s father was always her favorite career counselor. He supported her smart choices throughout her successful corporate career with AT&T, including the startup of her own IT security company..
Helpful Apps for Seniors:
8 Tech Solutions to Maintain Independence and Give Caregivers Peace of Mind
Jeff Salter, for Next Avenue Posted on
Every day for the last 24 years, I’ve worked with the elderly and, by extension, with their families. As the founder of Caring Senior Service, a non-medical in-home care..
4 Myths About Brain Health and How to Stay Sharp
Leslie Kernisan, MD for Next Avenue Posted on
Want to stay mentally sharp for as long as possible? I certainly do, and I’m guessing you do, too: an AARP survey found that 87 percent of respondents reported..
Rightsizing: Creative Solutions for Retirement Living
Rebecca Kikendall, Marketing and Communication Specialist Posted on
Moving from a four bedroom home with a basement, an attic, and a two-car garage to a two bedroom villa with a one car garage can seem overwhelming. Moving..
Getting Fit Means Getting Together
Danielle Leheny Posted on
Brent Daubenspeck may be the leader of the fitness program at Dock Woods, but he’ll be the first person to tell you that it’s the residents who guide many..
Spirituality and Aging
An interview with Margaret Zook
Donna Godshall, Sales Counselor Posted on
“Growing old is not for sissies!” We’ve heard that phrase – maybe even declared it ourselves. Often we think of aging as a season that comes with challenges; it..

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Spirituality and Aging
An interview with Margaret Zook
“Growing old is not for sissies!” We’ve heard that phrase – maybe even declared it ourselves. Often we think of aging as a season that comes with challenges; it..


Pumpkin Gnocchi
A Living Branches chef’s demonstration of Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe yields 4 servings 1.5 lb Idaho potatoes 2 lb Baby pam sugar pie pumpkin ¼ cup Parmesan cheese – grated 2 Tbs Parmesan..


Life & Growth at Living Branches
Together we empower older adults and families to lead lives of purpose and joy, guided by the Mennonite tradition of care and service to others. The Living Branches mission..