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.” t’s said, “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… 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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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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