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With the average life expectancy now at nearly 79 years, making long-term care plans earlier in life is crucial for most Americans, yet the average American underestimates the cost of in-home, long-term care by almost 50 percent, according to...
The Perry Lutheran Homes has selected Blue Stone Therapy Solutions to provide expanded rehabilitation and therapy programs with a focus on innovation and personalization to increase the rate of rehabilitation success. The Perry Lutheran Homes' partnership with Blue Stone Therapy...
The community of Perry and the Perry Lutheran Homes are stepping up in a big way to support Perry’s elder citizens. Evidence was seen July 14, when sponsors from Perry and surrounding towns and runners from as far away...
The Perry Lutheran Homes has been awarded the 2018 LeadingEdge Care and Services award for an innovative program that provides meaning, purpose and value to the lives of residents, volunteers and staff. Perry Lutheran Homes’ Meaningful Mission Projects Program was...
According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, more than 5 percent of the population aged 65 and older live in nursing homes, congregate care, assisted living and board-and-care homes, and about 4.2 percent are in nursing homes at...
More than 65 million people, about 29 percent of the U.S. population, provide care for chronically ill, disabled or aged family members or friends during any given year and spend an average of 20 hours per week providing care...
At least 5 million people in the U.S. live with dementia and as the population increases, the number is expected to rise. In other words, one out of every six women and one out of every 10 men older than...
Volunteer slots are still available for the 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. shifts in the Perry Lutheran Home's Meals from the Heartland event Wednesday, April 4. "Grab some co-workers, grab some friends, grab a group of people at...
Depression is not a normal part of growing older, yet older adults are at an increased risk for depression. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression in older adults is...
How does hearing some of your favorite childhood songs impact you? Chances are, you remember every single word. It takes you back to the “good old days,” and you get a great big smile across your face. Think about how good...