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21 French high school students touring area

21 French high school students touring area

  October 1, 2013

The students and their teacher were from Lyon, a city in southeast France with which Governor Tom Corbett’s office has an economic and cultural exchange program. Working with the governor’s office, Harristown Development Corp. coordinated the trip. Harristown, which owns and operates the downtown Strawberry Square retail and office complex,…

Homeland Hospice: Ensuring quality of life

Homeland Hospice: Ensuring quality of life

  July 8, 2013

For those unfamiliar with hospice, the very mention may give rise to uneasy thoughts about death. But in reality, hospice care is all about creating a quality of life for patients. While hospice care is called for at the end of life, the focus is about helping patients live to…

Homeland Center meets the nutritional needs of residents

Homeland Center meets the nutritional needs of residents

  July 8, 2013

Just like in any family, mealtime at Homeland Center is one of the most anticipated times of the day. The residents look forward to not only another delicious meal, but also to the social aspects of gathering in the dining room with friends, staff, and families. What does differ slightly…

Estate planning: Take the first steps, draw up the right documents

Estate planning: Take the first steps, draw up the right documents

  June 6, 2013

No one likes to face the emotional and practical questions of estate planning. And yet, a well-crafted plan with properly prepared documents can create peace of mind today and prevent conflict and confusion later. Estate planning isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition, says Vicky Ann Trimmer, an experienced estate attorney with Persun…