Senior residents go on ziplining adventure through Poconos
Sep 24, 2020
A Pennsylvania-based retirement community granted the wishes of about a half dozen residents by taking them on a zipline adventure through the Pocono Mountains.
Residents raise more than $11K for scholarship program
Aug 27, 2020
Residents at a Pennsylvania-based retirement community are saying “thank you” to the high school employees who work at the facility by giving them thousands of dollars in scholarship funding.
He ate how many?! Wesley scores with chicken-wing chomping contest
May 23, 2018
How did you celebrate National Nursing Home Week? Frank Caruso Jr. ate 105 chicken wings — imagine 52½ chickens’ worth — in one sitting.
WEL hires McMullin
Mar 14, 2014
Wesley Enhanced Living, a non-profit organization that owns and manages multiple continuing care retirement communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania, has chosen DeWayne McMullin as Chief Financial Officer.
This new care model has stitch-in-time approach
James M. Berklan
Aug 01, 2013
Every enterprise needs worker bees. Clearly, if the work is going to get done, those on the frontline — and elsewhere — must soldier on. But if an enterprise — be it a company, industry or other...
Time to look for solutions to funding aging services in new places
Jul 17, 2013
We have a problem with funding and the service delivery models in aging services. Both are broken, and both need to be addressed in any real solution is to be implemented. If the service delivery system...
The inherent bias in the Five-Star System
Sep 19, 2012
The Five-Star System has a systematic and profound bias that favors smaller facilities and penalizes larger facilities.
New kind of CCRC would lower states’ Medicaid costs, report finds
Oct 26, 2009
A demonstration proposal that would create a new kind of continuing care retirement community would save state Medicaid programs upwards of 20% on long-term care costs, according to a report from Avalere.