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How to Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility for Short Term Rehabilitation

The role of Skilled Nursing Facilities has changed in recent years. At one time when you heard the term “Nursing Home” you thought it was someplace that people went and never came home again. Today this is not the case. With the advent of joint replacement surgeries, and other orthopaedic procedures, Skilled Nursing Facilities have become places to recover, strengthen, and regain function and mobility. This is also the case for persons suffering a stroke, an accident, or a host of other ailments. At one time you simply stayed in the hospital until you were well enough to go home.

Wellness Tips - Leg Cramps also called Charley Horse

Muscle cramps in your legs come on suddenly; they are involuntary spasms in your muscles, which can be very painful. The cramping usually occurs at night. They can result from inadequate blood supply, mineral depletion, and other conditions such as kidney, thyroid disorders, diabetes, hypoglycemia, and anemia.

Annual Appeal Drive 2017

Since 1872, The Williamsport Home has been providing quality' health care services to residents of Lycoming County and the surrounding region.

Our mission is to provide our residents with the highest quality of care and services honoring their independence and dignity. To meet our mission and maintain services, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support.

Holiday Tea Invitation

Come and enjoy a traditional holiday tea, including entertainment.

The Tea is complimentary for residents and three guests. Additional guests may attend for $6.00 per guest.
Please RSVP by Monday, November 27th.

Independent Living or Personal Care – which is right for me?

Many seniors live alone or with their spouse in the home they purchased decades ago. As time goes by they either realize they do not want the responsibility of taking care of a home or, unfortunately, their health begins to decline.

When to Move our Loved One into a Memory Care Facility

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness is a challenging task. Many times as the disease advances the needs of the person become so great it is very difficult to provide care at home.

Many people who suffer from dementia do not sleep well. They often wander and cannot remember how to get back home. They lose the ability to assess dangerous situations. All of these aspects of the behavior of a person with dementia can make caring for them at home exhausting, demanding and frustrating.


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