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Staying In Touch With John Knox Village East

This is the John Knox Village East Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.  This information ranges from updates to healthcare policy to ways to stay fit, active and engaged as you age.

Changing Nature Of Senior Living

Recently, we’ve written much about what has changed at John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center and what has stayed the same.  It made us think that it might be beneficial to outline what has changed on a macro level with senior living in general.  These changes have occurred gradually over many years, but […]

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Your Trusted Senior Living Partner

The last few blogs we’ve written have provided details about recent changes at John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center.  Change is inevitable with any organization. We’ve written about what’s changed and what’s stayed the same.  One of those items that remains constant is that we’re your trusted local partner for senior living.  Sure, […]

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What’s Changed And What’s Stayed The Same

Recently, there has been change afloat at John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center.  Change always comes with challenges and sometimes change can be misunderstood.  We thought it would be helpful to summarize what has changed and what has not for our local community. What’s The Same For over 50 years, John Knox Village […]

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Locally Owned and Operated

As we recently announced, John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center has returned to a self-managed model of operation.  In effect, this means that we are one of the only locally owned and operated retirement communities in this area.  The benefits to residents and the local community that arise from us being locally owned […]

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Chapter 11 Explained

Many people have heard of Chapter 11, but don’t know exactly what it means.  Chapter 11 filings are about the road ahead.  A chapter 11 debtor usually proposes a plan of reorganization to keep its business alive and pay creditors over time. John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center has filed for reorganization under […]

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Assisted Living Reconsidered

Sometimes, people have a misperception of what as to what Assisted Living entails.  I think sometimes this is the case even more so at John Knox Village East where we provide different levels of care.  Not everyone understands the differences between independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing.  Today, we’ll focus on benefits of assisted […]

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Benefits Of On Site Rehab

It’s long been said doctors don’t decide when you go home from the hospital, insurance companies do.  Sometimes that same sentiment is true for post-op rehab stays.  Many go straight home because insurance won’t cover the cost of in-patient rehab care.  The question then becomes would you rather have the rehab therapy provided in your […]

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Timing Is Everything

I used to work for a boss that said if you’re on time, you’re late.  I worked for another that said if you can’t be on time, be early.  These axioms got me thinking about how applicable they are to senior living.  I’ve encountered numerous people over the course of my career in senior living […]

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The Value Of Having An On Site Nurse Navigator

How many times have you or someone you know wound up in the hospital and felt like you were floating on an island, with little or no help to figure out where you go from here and what to do?  Hopefully not very often.  And, hopefully if you weren’t able to plan the next steps […]

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The Benefits Of A Naturally Occurring Support System

Sometimes when we think about retirement communities like John Knox Village East we tend to think about the benefits that are provided by the people that work at the retirement community – housekeeping, meal service, health care, therapy, maintenance service, transportation and more.  However, some of the less often mentioned benefits of living in a […]

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