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Join us for the 2019 Prime Aging Expo

Allentown, PA- Join Pathstones by Phoebe for this year’s FREE Prime Aging Expo Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA. Stop by our table to learn more about Pathstones’ personalized plans for wellness coordination and services of a continuing care retirement community–in the […]

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Pathstones by Phoebe on WAEB’s “More than Money”

Cindy Moser, Membership Coordinator of Pathstones by Phoebe, was featured on WAEB’s “More than Money” radio show on November 3, 2018.  During her interview with show host Gene Dickison, Moser discussed the many services Pathstones offers adults 55+ to support their overall wellness. She explains how becoming a Pathstones member is about ensuring your future […]

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Goggleworks Hosts Exhibition Sponsored by Pathstones by Phoebe

READING, PA – March 5, 2019 – GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (GoggleWorks) will host a major exhibition of members of the Philadelphia/TriState chapter of the national nonprofit group Artists Equity. The group is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a major exhibit in GoggleWorks’ Irvin and Lois E. Cohen Galleries. Artwork will include paintings, collage, […]

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Will Your Home Be Ready for Aging in Place?

By Angelo Gentile for Next Avenue A modest home in the Memphis suburb of Raleigh — a vacant foreclosure — used to be dark inside, an interior that was frankly depressing, recalls David Brown, CEO of Home Matters, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that’s committed to increasing the country’s affordable and accessible housing. Now, […]

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Prepare for Surgery With Exercise and Diet

By Judith Graham for Next Avenue A dozen years ago, at the age of 50, Lillie Shockney decided to have breast reconstruction surgery after two bouts of cancer and two mastectomies. The procedure called for removing a flap of skin and fat from her abdomen, used to rebuild her breasts. Shockney knew a lot about […]

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Gardening When You’re Not Yet in Shape

By Linda Melone, CSCS for Next Avenue- Warmer weather and the smell of spring in the air provides major motivation to get outside and dig in the garden — an enjoyable exercise that doesn’t involve a treadmill. Pushing a mower, pulling weeds, digging holes and carrying soil require the use of muscle groups in the […]

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Phoebe Ministries Announces Staff Change

Allentown, PA – Phoebe Ministries is pleased to announce the following change in staffing: Tracy J. Polacheck has been appointed to the position of Executive Director of Pathstones by Phoebe. In this role, she is responsible for the overall operations of the Continuing Care at Home program and oversees the development and implementation of comprehensive […]

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Pathstones by Phoebe featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Eleanor Bobrow, host of WDIY's Take Charge of Your Life, discusses Pathstones by Phoebe with member Nancy Shelly and Melanie Kohler, Executive Director.

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The Joy of Fostering a Senior Dog

By Debbie Swanson for Next Avenue – Carol Byers already had two dogs when she decided to foster a third. Byers, an active woman in her early 70s, set her sights on an older pet. “Like most seniors, I’ve experienced loss and know how important quality of life is,” she says. “To give a senior […]

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What You Need to Know About Tech Support Scams

By Steve Baker for Next Avenue – Over the last year or two, tech support scams have exploded. The fraudsters want to “remote in” (take control of a consumer’s computer), claiming there’s spyware or another dangerous problem, and offering to fix it. But there’s normally nothing wrong and consumers pay $500 or more to fix […]

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