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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.


There are three keys to financial security, no matter what the current circumstances are: having perspective, objectives, and a plan. Perspective Perspective is important in any type of market or economic situation.  Without perspective, we’re more inclined to make emotion-based or arbitrary decisions. The stock market and housing market can be volatile, and making hasty […]

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Six Questions To Ask For A Better Senior Living Decision

When you’re looking for an answer, asking the right questions gets you there quicker. That’s especially true when it comes to your choice of senior living. We’ve helped a lot of seniors and their families in their search for how and where to live in their advancing years.  We’ve heard all their questions and become […]

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Challenge your assumptions to find the best option for you. Have you thought about where you’ll live in your retirement years? It’s an important part of retirement planning, but many people don’t give much thought to their options or how their choices may affect their quality of life as they age. Researching your options early […]

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Recognizing the Signs of Isolation

It’s natural to worry about a single or widowed parent being lonely. But it’s also important to recognize that not everyone views solitude the same way. Is Your Parent an Introvert or Extrovert? Theologian Paul Tillich wrote, “Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the […]

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Opening Up Our Community

Many state and county governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential businesses.  While this is an encouraging sign, please know this process will be thoughtfully considered at John Knox Village East & Meyer Care Center. We will implement a multi-phased approach when reopening our community.  As we serve vulnerable adults throughout our […]

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Keep In Touch While Social Distancing

Not being able to have in-person visits with a loved one in a retirement community is hard on everyone. Even knowing that social distancing practices are best for their health — and yours — it’s still difficult to be unable to spend time together. But, as families all over the country are discovering, it’s possible […]

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Opening Up Our Community

Federal and state governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential business. While this is an encouraging sign to our country’s response to COVID-19, please know this process will be taken thoughtfully at John Knox Village East. We will implement a three-phased approach when reopening our community. Decisions for each phase will be […]

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Tips To Help Stay In Touch

In today’s climate with stay at home orders in place, it makes it harder to visit with your loved ones.  On bright spot coming out of the current restrictions on face to face visits is that it forces us to adopt new technology to stay in touch that we may have been resistant to trying […]

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Resiliency in Tough Times

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….these opening words from Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities seem to be rather appropriate for our current circumstances.  While we haven’t previously seen an epidemic and nationwide shut down like we are currently experiencing, we HAVE SEEN the true spirit of people […]

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COVID-19 Update

After careful consideration for the health and safety of residents, employees, and family members, our community amended its visitor policy on Monday, March 16, and is restricting visitors from entering our community. Please bookmark the LCS website for future updates and information regarding our community COVID-19 response and prevention measures already implemented, such as: ·        Educating […]

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