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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.

When Is The Right Time For Senior Living?

You may not feel ready yet for senior living — and we get that — but there are many benefits to choosing to move sooner rather than later. Here are a couple of examples of common objections we hear all the time and why they shouldn’t stop you from making a smart choice for your […]

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How To Sell A House During COVID

If the COVID-19 situation has slowed down your move toward choosing a senior living community, you can still use this time to your advantage. There are plenty of things you can do now to get your house — and yourself — ready so that when the time is right, you can make the move quickly […]

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How To Downsize

A common step before moving into your ideal senior living community is to go through the process of downsizing. That process can feel a bit daunting, so we’ve created a helpful checklist to make things a little easier. And if you’re at home more often these days, it’s a good time to get a head […]

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Happy New Year Message From Our Executive Director

Hi there.  My name is Jeff Merritt.  I’m the Executive Director of John Knox Village East and Meyer Care Center and I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year.  We are excited to put 2020 behind us and move on to a better new year as I’m sure many […]

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Decluttering Your Home

This uniquely unprecedented year has given us all more time at home. It’s provided increased chances to consider our surroundings and take stock of what’s important. Experts will also tell you it represents a great chance to tidy up and get organized. Taking time to declutter now can pay off down the road if you […]

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Move With Confidence

You’ve decided to make the move to a senior living community, but you may be wondering about what to expect when moving during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here are some guidelines for what to expect during this time. Move with Confidence. Your guide to making a safe and smooth transition to your new senior living residence. […]

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Making The Move

Making the decision that you want to move to a senior living community is a big step toward a more worry-free future.  But what’s the next step? And the one after that?  This guide will help you plan your move and show you each step you need to take along the way. First Things First […]

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A Guide To Memory Care

Sorting through different needs and options in memory care for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming.  Here is a guide to help you make sense of it all. What is it?  Memory care is a specialized area of senior living focused on supporting individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of age-related dementia. […]

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A Guide To Assisted Living

Sorting through different needs and options in assisted living for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming.  Here is a guide to help you make sense of it all. First of all, what is it?  Assisted living provides seniors a safe and comfortable place to live that also delivers just the right level of […]

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Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

John Knox Village East is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific […]

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