UMC Community Corner - Pitman

Skin Conditions Seniors Should Look Out For

Skin Conditions Seniors Should Look Out For

Skin conditions are common in the senior population because as we age, our skin changes in ways that can make it more prone to disease. Older skin is less oily, less elastic, and thinner, which means it bruises and burns easily and can take a long time to heal when sun-damaged or injured. Even though …

UMC MVP: Jennifer Miller

Each month, we will pick associates who go above and beyond in the community for UMC MVP. This month, in honor of National Nurses Week, we have chosen Jennifer Miller. She is a caring compassionate nurse. She is a wonderful advocate for the residents entrusted to her care as well as a dedicated team member …

Handmade Craft Ideas for Seniors

4 Handmade Craft Ideas for Seniors

It’s National Handmade Day – and what better way to celebrate than with your crafty senior loved one. Whether it’s baked goods, beauty products, or home decor, those who create handmade gifts do so with an artistic eye. And for anyone who has ever received a homemade gift, you know how special it is to …

UMC MVP: Cindy Kern

United Methodist Communities at Pitman is proud to introduce UMC MVP, a new way to recognize our amazing associates! Each month, we will pick associates who go above and beyond in the community. This month, in honor of National Fun at Work Day, we have chosen Cindy Kern. She brings much joy to the community. …

Independent Seniors

Unconventional Workout Routines for Independent Seniors

We can’t say it enough, the key to staying independent as you age is to keep moving! Staying active and fit as a senior has so many proven benefits to both your physical and mental health. Don’t worry, you don’t need to run 5 miles every day to unlock these advantages. There are much simpler, …

Safety gardening tips for seniors

5 Safety Tips for Seniors Who Garden

Gardening is a favorite pastime for many older adults, especially for our residents at UMC at Pitman. Hobbies are a huge part of retirement and being able to continue doing what you love is important to anyone’s overall health. That’s why it’s important for us to highlight proper safety tips for seniors to take while …

Fosters Living Independently

Why Assistance Fosters Living Independently

Many seniors feel that if they have to ask for help, they are no longer independent – but actually, the exact opposite is true! Accepting assistance with the necessities of life that become difficult as we get older is actually our best strategy for maintaining real independence. At UMC at Pitman , we live this philosophy with all …