Parker Volunteers are the "Icing on Our Cupcakes"

Every year, Parker Home® celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week in great style, by inviting their volunteers to the recognition reception.  The annual dinner is a tribute to the 200 volunteers who generously gave 7900 hours of service during  2013 to the residents at the assisted living and skilled nursing home and participants at the Adult Day Center

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Fun, Food, Fitness Fair Promotes Active Healthy Lifestyle

As the name of the event suggests, the Fun, Food and Fitness Fair at Parker Home® delivered three objectives to attendees who visited Parker at the Pavilion, 443 River Road, Highland Park from 11am to 3pm on April 6th. They learned about and enjoyed healthy, nutritious food, participated in fitness classes, and had lots of fun while doing it!

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So Hard to Say Goodbye

On March 31, one of our cats, Bob, passed away after a short illness. Parker Home will always remember Bob with love and gratitude for his service to our residents, guests, and staff. The heartfelt post below was written by Pam Olish, Care Team Member for Parker at River Road.

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First Impressions as a Volunteer: The ‘Interview,’ the Sculptures and the Grounds

This post, written by Patricia Yannotta, is from the viewpoint of a brand new volunteer. Patricia writes about her interview, her first impressions of our grounds, and about Seward Johnson's sculptures which surround our home.

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Parker Home’s Heart Health Fair Promotes a Healthy Lifestyle

Highland Park - On February 20th, Parker Home® presented a free Heart Health Fair for the community at their Pavilion location on River Road. Highlights of the event included free health screenings provided by St. Peter’s Community Mobile Health Services of St. Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick and a well-attended lecture entitled, “Cardiac Risk Factors: Prevention and Management,” presented by Dr. David E. Jacob, Chief of Cardiology at St. Peter’s University Hospital.


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