Shipley Living’s “Legend” Amy Ghebre

Amy is the concierge at the senior living community. The first person one sees when they enter Shipley Living is a friendly one…also, one who is caring, multi-talented, and quintilingual (speaks five languages). Amarech Ghebrehiwot (Amy Ghebre) is the concierge at the senior living community in Wilmington. The self-professed helpful, hardworking, considerate team member is… Continue reading Shipley Living’s “Legend” Amy Ghebre

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Foulk Living, Shipley Living and Millcroft Living Participate and Fundraise For The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Approximately 40 staff, families and friends participated in the event. The three area senior living communities have raised almost $2,000 to support the cause. Three area senior living communities participating in The Walk to End Alzheimer’s this past weekend have raised almost $2,000 to support the cause about which they are passionate. Approximately 40 staff,… Continue reading Foulk Living, Shipley Living and Millcroft Living Participate and Fundraise For The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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Shipley Living Partners with LivNow Relocation

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Great things can happen when you bring together professionals with specific areas of expertise.  Shipley Living’s investment in the partnership with LivNow Relocation shows its dedication to future residents. Great things can happen when you bring together professionals with specific areas of expertise. Such is the case with Delaware senior living communities Foulk Living and… Continue reading Shipley Living Partners with LivNow Relocation

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Fundraising Goes Back Many Hundreds of Years 

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CauseVox.com observes, “since there have been good causes to support, there has been fundraising. Communities have rallied to meet needs around the globe and throughout history.” Charitable giving has been part of human culture for thousands of years. Dating back to 2500 BCE, ancient civilizations launched a tax to help the poor. The word philanthropy,… Continue reading Fundraising Goes Back Many Hundreds of Years 

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Benefits of Music

Music contributes to greater happiness and improves overall mental and physical health. The love of music benefits everyone, and opportunities to enjoy it are abundant in Wilmington and at Shipley Living. These people knew what they were talking about when they coined what became their famous and inspirational music quotes: “Without music, life would be… Continue reading Benefits of Music

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Micah Terry, Regional Marketing and Sales Specialist for Life Care Services®

He’s got a diversified set of skills, all of which fit his new role perfectly. Micah Terry of Newark has an education in behavioral science and healthcare administration, retail sales experience, and operations and marketing proficiency. Combined, they are the ideal background for his position as Regional Marketing and Sales Specialist for Life Care Services… Continue reading Micah Terry, Regional Marketing and Sales Specialist for Life Care Services®

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Exercise is King

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Jack Lalanne, the original celebrity fitness guru, said, “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and you’ve got a kingdom.” There are plenty of opportunities for getting exercise without leaving Shipley Living. Exercise is King Jack Lalanne, the original celebrity fitness guru, said, “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and… Continue reading Exercise is King

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Shipley Living Celebrates Bright New Future

Brand launch party for residents and staff was exciting and joyful. Carnival Time festivities included great food, fun games, activities, decorations, swag, and live entertainment. With joy, friendship, and excitement, a Wilmington-based senior living community celebrated its bright new futures. Last week, Shipley Living, formerly known as Shipley Manor, held its brand launch parties for… Continue reading Shipley Living Celebrates Bright New Future

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Shipley Living Resident Born To Teach Continues To Do So In Retirement

Jean Fava teaches art to the residents. “Once a teacher, always a teacher.” “Once a teacher, always a teacher,” and Jean Fava was pleased but not completely surprised to find that rang true with her. A retired educator and artist, Jean spent years teaching history, English and art. But she said she’s always been an… Continue reading Shipley Living Resident Born To Teach Continues To Do So In Retirement

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Culinary Challenge at Shipley

Kathy Scott and Chef Cy Stewart had been jokingly boasting about their crabcakes. Residents cheered them on and then acted as judges. It began with crabcakes. Shipley Living senior living community in Wilmington, Delaware, recently hosted a culinary challenge featuring two staff members artfully showing off their best crabcakes. With their skillets in hand, the… Continue reading Culinary Challenge at Shipley

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