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Elder's Crop Feeds Neighborhood

Ray, a resident and master gardener, planted spinach seeds for a late fall crop. He watered them regularly and the seeds took root,  growing over the next few weeks. The warm weather New Jersey enjoyed in late October and early November favored the spinach plants and Ray celebrated a bumper crop; he harvested enough spinach to share with his entire neighborhood.

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A Sweet Gesture

To mark National Family Caregiver Month in November, Parker Adult Day Center gave out honey jars and recipes that use honey to participants and their family members. Enjoy these delicious recipes!

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Parker at McCarrick nurses training at St. Peter’s Hospital SIM lab

In mid-October, a group of eight nurses from Parker at McCarrick came to St. Peter’s for the first encounter with the SIM Lab. In the weeks ahead, Parker at McCarrick nursing staff will visit the St. Peter’s SIM Lab, in small groups, so that all of the homes’ RNs and LPNs will have participated in the one-hour congestive heart failure course and practiced with the SIM mannequins. 

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An Uplifting Sense of Gratitude for a Milestone Year

While we are thankful every year for our many blessings, 2017 stands out among the rest. This year, Parker’s  110th anniversary falls on Thanksgiving Day. We feel proud of all our accomplishments since Henrietta Parker opened Parker at Landing Lane in 1907. We are especially thankful for such a monumental year - we are serving more people than ever, emboldened by our new mission of making aging part of life.

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The Hispanic Paradox: Roberto Muñiz talks about Latinos aging in America

Roberto Muñiz was interviewed by Susana G. Baumann for Latinas in Business magazine for an article about how Latinos age in this country and the issues, both cultural and economical, that impede providing the best aging services possible for this growing population.

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