We’re Game… to Have Fun

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“Pass ‘go,’ do not collect $200,” and “Colonel Mustard in the library with a candelabra” are part of an almost universal dialect that crosses generations. Board game playing, which has been traced back more than 5,000 years, is enjoying a resurgence. Playing favorites like Monopoly, Clue, and others is not only a fun pastime; it’s… Continue reading We’re Game… to Have Fun

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Admissions Director is ‘Resource’s Resource’ at Shipley Living

Kathy Scott is the driving force behind countless programs, partnerships, and good deeds at the community. Kathy began working at Shipley as the Admissions Director when the community first opened its doors in 1984. “Kathy is the resource’s resource,” said Tim Ballas, executive director of Shipley Living senior living in Wilmington. The Kathy of whom… Continue reading Admissions Director is ‘Resource’s Resource’ at Shipley Living

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Reading Your Way to Good Health

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Reading: It’s good for you  Shipley provides opportunities to read Whether you plowed through your to-be-read pile throughout the pandemic or last picked up a book during your school days, there’s no time like the present to cozy up with a good book. In fact, there are many benefits to starting and/or establishing a regular… Continue reading Reading Your Way to Good Health

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

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Humor is good for your health Shipley Living enjoys opportunities to tickle your funny bone They say that laughter is the best medicine – and that’s no joke! According to the Mayo Clinic, regular doses of laughter can help improve your health, including managing stress, soothing tension, and improving anxiety and depression. Residents at Shipley… Continue reading Laughter is the Best Medicine

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Admissions Standards Enhanced at Foulk Living, Shipley Living and Millcroft Living

LCS Management has installed the team with strong experience in each of the healthcare centers.  Admissions processes certain to excel.  Renowned entrepreneur, Biz Stone, said it best: “When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.”    With an abundance of possibility and great people at the ready, healthcare centers at three Delaware senior living… Continue reading Admissions Standards Enhanced at Foulk Living, Shipley Living and Millcroft Living

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Socialization Makes Seniors Thrive

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Effective way to improve one’s well-being Shipley Living’s engagement is abundant. Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle knew this fact to be true, way back, Before the Common Era (BCE). “Man is, by nature, a social animal…” As social creatures, humans’ connections with others are what have permitted us to survive and thrive. The fact… Continue reading Socialization Makes Seniors Thrive

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Shipley Living Provides Speed Jokes for Popular Chicago Radio Show

Popular Chicago radio host publicly thanks Shipley for providing some laughs. Residents love a good laugh. When the call went out, it went unheeded until late last week, when residents of Shipley Living senior living community in Wilmington, Delaware, responded. John Williams, a popular radio host at WGN in Chicago, has a daily feature called… Continue reading Shipley Living Provides Speed Jokes for Popular Chicago Radio Show

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Residents of the Healthcare Center at Shipley Senior Living Celebrate the Olympics

Fun, excitement and some competitive spirit were in the air. Residents enjoyed a full week of events. Fun, excitement and some competitive spirt were in the air as the ‘athletes’ prepared for their events. For a full week, the residents of the healthcare center at Shipley Senior Living in Wilmington, Delaware, celebrated their very own… Continue reading Residents of the Healthcare Center at Shipley Senior Living Celebrate the Olympics

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Foulk Living’s and Shipley Living’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power Senior Living Satisfaction Study

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Highest Customer Satisfaction Among Senior Independent Living Communities 3rd Consecutive Year Awarded Foulk Living and Shipley Living, managed by Life Care Services®, an LCS® Company, announced that their management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living communities for the third consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2021 – Senior Living Satisfaction Study.… Continue reading Foulk Living’s and Shipley Living’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power Senior Living Satisfaction Study

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Newly Promoted Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist with Life Care Services

Jonathan Back is Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist with LCS. Charged with providing clinical support and training to the Directors of Nursing  He says it’s because he’s a nerd, but others would argue it’s because he is passionate about learning, leading, and improving. Jonathan Back, the newly promoted Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist with Life Care Services… Continue reading Newly Promoted Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist with Life Care Services

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