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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.

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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Convenience Aids Progress

There has been a change in recent months with regard to in-patient procedures.  Up until a few months ago, it was pretty typical that if someone had a hip, knee or some other joint replaced, they’d be in the hospital for a few days and then be released to spend several days at an in-patient […]

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Happy New Year 2023

With the New Year in full swing, it’s a good time to sit down and make sure your plans are in order.  Here are some tips on what to consider as you evaluate your plans. Review your current health insurance and what the coverage and deductibles are to make sure they align with any changes […]

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John Knox Village East’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study

Life Care Services Awarded Highest Customer Satisfaction Among Senior Independent Living Providers for the 4th Consecutive Year John Knox Village East, managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, announced that its management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living providers for the fourth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. […]

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Why Do So Many People Love Their Life Plan Communities?

A look at one of the most popular benefits: Socializing.   “The list of activities going on is endless.” “I look forward to dining with friends — the food is fantastic, but the company is the best!” “I love having the opportunity to meet new people all the time.” “I wish we had moved here […]

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Fall Is A Time For Celebration and Reflection

Fall is my favorite time of year.  Traditionally it is a time of year to celebrate the harvest, prepare for the winter and enjoy those last few days of warm weather.  Fall is the time of year when fall festivals occur – think of pumpkin displays, the apple harvest and we have church dinners like […]

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