June 2014

Active older adults drawn to cottage-home living

Brigitte Umlauf likes the fact that she can plant flowers, but doesn’t need to worry about mowing grass or shoveling snow. Bob House appreciates the chance to use his building skills to make a throwing game for neighbors instead of the types of projects on which he worked while operating a home-improvement business.

Both moved, with their spouses, into cottage-homes on the Robinwood Campus of Diakon Senior Living – Hagerstown within the past year. And both have found that this type of senior living accommodation suits them and their families perfectly.

Youthful experiences help case worker guide at-risk teens toward lives of accountability and success

Michele Tafuri grew up in a small, Italian neighborhood in Philadelphia. Like hers, each surrounding neighborhood was identified by nationality, race, or religion.