News From Laurel View Village

Laurel View Village helps to present awards from The Challenge Program Inc.

By April Coval | May 24, 2019

Laurel View Village and  North American Hoganas are sponsors of the Challenge program Inc.  The Challenge Program, Inc. builds sustainable Business/Education partnerships while introducing students to careers in their communities. This partnership contributes to workforce and economic development by motivating students to develop the solid work habits required to succeed in school and in their future careers.The Challenge Program, Inc.  recently distributed financial incentive awards to the seniors at Conemaugh Township High School for excelling in the areas of Attendance, STEM, Community Service, Academic Improvement, and Academic Excellence. Laurel View congratulates all on their amazing achievements.

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Laurel View Village Resident Presented with Iwo Jima Remembrance

By April Coval | May 2, 2019

The Marine Corps League presented Mary Pero with a “Gold Star Lapel Button.” This pin is given to widows, widowers, children, parents, and siblings of members of the Armed Forces of the United States who lost their lives in the defense of democracy and freedom during World Wars I and II. Michael Strank, Mary Pero’s brother, died in combat one week after raising the flag on Iwo Jima. Mary was presented with this pin, as well as the documentation of what it stands for and the meaning behind it. This February will be the 75th anniversary of the flag raising and there will be a special presentation held at the Johnstown War Memorial on or around Flag Day. More details…

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Laurel View Village Announces New CEO

By Angela Rizzo | December 14, 2018

Laurel View Village, a full-service Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in Davidsville, PA is excited to announce their new chief executive officer (CEO), Mr. Bruce McNabb. The Board of Directors of Allegheny Christian Ministries, the governing board of Laurel View Village, is pleased to announce that Bruce McNabb has been selected as chief executive officer starting December 17, 2018.

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Ways to Stay Active at a Senior Living Community

By siteadmin | September 18, 2018

When you retire, you’re free to pursue almost any interest you want if you’ve got the wherewithal to do so. With all that newfound free time comes the ability to get active and stay active, and it’s important to make time for exercise because of what it can do for both body and mind. When you get out and get active, you feel better, and when you feel better, you enjoy your daily life more.

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Factors That Make Townhomes Great for Retirement

By siteadmin | September 11, 2018

During your 30s and 40s, having a lot of space often becomes a must for your family. But as children grow up and start their own lives, that space that was so attractive years ago becomes more of a burden than a benefit. 

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8 Best Things about Senior Living

By siteadmin | September 3, 2018

Many people entering retirement will wonder if a senior living facility is right for them. It can be a tough transition for some who are used to living independently. However, it’s important to look at all of the benefits that come along with senior living apartments. Here’s a list of the things that residents love the most about living in these types of communities. 

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Reasons You Should Move to a Senior Living Community

By siteadmin | May 29, 2018

There are a lot of reasons that you would as a retired person choose to move into a senior living community. Not only do they have delicious dining and take care of all of your housekeeping responsibilities, a senior living community in Johnstown, PA, can also offer a lot of opportunities for you to socialize with likeminded people.

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How to Settle Yourself in the Senior Living Community

By siteadmin | May 8, 2018

If you’re new to the scene in senior housing communities in Johnstown, PA, you’re not alone. All across the United States, people are choosing retirement life. While there are many reasons for this, it can be pretty jarring to go from living on your own in your own home to living in retirement living communities in Johnstown, PA. Here are some simple tips to help you get acclimated right away.

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Fun Exercises for Senior Citizens

By siteadmin | April 27, 2018

Most people already know that exercise is important for health, and that when you build up your strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance, you can improve your body and your mood. It can sometimes seem like a daunting task as you age, but whether you’re in senior retirement apartments in Johnstown, PA, or anywhere else, there are a few fun ways you can get in your exercise.

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Beneficial Health Activities for Seniors

By siteadmin | April 16, 2018

A growing number of older persons are turning to senior living communities as a residential option. Many are empty nesters that want to downsize from a single-family home to a more modest residence and carry on independent and active lifestyles. In a senior living community, residents can interact with others who share the same backgrounds and experiences.

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