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Buzz and Andy's Unexpected Reunion

Parker's Adult Day Center witnessed a surprising reunion of two men who were childhood friends. After decades apart, it's practically a miracle that their paths crossed again.

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Ten Qualities of a Great Nursing Home

As our population ages, many people are faced with the decision of placing a loved one in a nursing home. A nursing home is your best option when your parent’s quality of life and health are impaired due to increasing frailty or memory issues, and more care is needed than can be provided at home. In a great skilled nursing home, your mother or father will receive high-quality long term care services, enjoy socializing with peers, and reside in a safe, secure place with help close at hand.

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Centenarian Celebrates Birthday at Parker Home

On August 21, 1914, Germany’s aggressive moves in World War I were a fixture on the front pages of all newspapers, and northern Europe experienced a total solar eclipse. That was the day Susan Margaret Spool (nee Wallfield) chose to enter the world, one hundred years ago. She was the youngest child of Victoria and Jacob Wallfield, a New York pediatrician.

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My Goal: Creating Optimal Conditions for Employee Success

Chief Talent Officer Chip Ross opted out of the corporate world to find a position and role where he can make the most impact. Ross candidly explains why he decided to work for a nonprofit organization, his first impressions of Parker Home, and his thoughts on how to provide the best conditions for employees, which ultimately benefit our Residents.

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The Family that Gardens Together...

Samara Elias, participant advocate at Parker Home's Adult Day Center, wrote a blog post about their Family Engagement Program, which brings participants and their family members together in a shared craft or celebration. Read on and learn more!

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