Wellness Tips - Be Heart Smart

February is National Heart Month, and not because it is Valentine’s Day. The American Heart Association’s has a “Go Red” campaign which aims to help women take action against heart disease.

How to decide when the time is right to move to a Senior Living Environment

One of the most difficult decisions we make is when to give up a home we have lived in for many years and move to an apartment. Often friends or family see that the move may be necessary before we see it ourselves. Here are some questions to ask yourself if this topic has come up:

Wellness Tips - Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma is a disease that slowly steals your vision without warning. It is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Most people do not know they have it.

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.

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