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Hospice and Palliative Care Come to Collingswood

Hospice and Palliative Care Come to Collingswood

When the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2014 during the course of the year, 71,316 people had passed away in New Jersey – yet, roughly 19,250 of them had no plan for this scenario. A Pew Foundation national survey indicates “27 percent of adults have not given very much thought or have given no …

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United Methodist Communities at Collingswood Listed on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Nursing Homes

United Methodist Communities at Collingswood Listed on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Nursing Homes

Multiple Measures Guide Consumer Choice The United States has 15,600 nursing homes with 1.7 million beds. Among the vast considerations, how do families select places for themselves or their loved ones? With public service at the core, U.S. News and World Report began the Best Nursing Homes list in 2009 to help people identify the …

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Getting Back on Track

Getting Back on Track

Transitions Customized Solution Comes to Collingswood Were you recently discharged from a hospital or rehab facility and faced a dilemma because you didn’t feel quite ready to return home or did so and found you needed additional support? United Methodist Communities at Collingswood now offers Transitions, a customized solution for these instances. A Transitions stay …

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Asian Fruit Tasting

Asian Fruit Tasting

In September, our residents, associates, and the general public were introduced to different fruits and vegetables that we see in the supermarket but may have never tried before. Chefs at United Methodist Communities at Collingswood showed off star fruits, lychee, kumquats, jackfruit, and rambutan. Everyone enjoyed tasting the fresh products alone or added to a …

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Warm up this winter with our delicious recipe

Butternut Squash Soup of Collingswood Manor   Ingredients: 1 (2 to 3 pound) butternut squash, peeled and seeded2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 medium onion, chopped6 cups chicken stockNutmegSalt and freshly ground black pepper

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Lunch Trips – A Favorite Activity!

Residents board the bus for a lunch trip to Captain Cats seafood restaurant, one of the residents’ favorites. Bus driver, Gene DiLeo always makes sure residents have a fun filled and safe ride. Lunch trips are always a well attended activity of Collingswood Manor residents and there is always one trip each month. Pictured here …

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“April Shower” Shopping

Collingswood Manor residents get treated to one day of “free shopping,” every April. The Women’s Auxiliary graciously provides new items that have been donated by their respective churches. The “store” is set up in the 3rd Floor Activity Room. Things like toiletries, paper products, stationary, pens, cleaning items, and more are available and residents can …

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Friendships Are Formed At Collingswood Manor

A weekly Happy Hour at Collingswood Manor is a time for folks to sit and enjoy some appetizers while chatting around a table.  Sharing life stories and forming friendships make for an enjoyable time. Starting March 27, 2015 through June 27, 2015.              

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Valentines Family Dinner

Every year our Healthcare floor has a lovely Valentine Dinner for residents and their family. In the main dining room a delicious meal is served and dinner entertainment is provided. Below the Petrillo and Gallucci families enjoy the evening. 

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Collingswood Manor Spreads Christmas Cheer

The giving tree in the lobby of Collingswood Manor is filled with gifts for a Collingswood family in need of Christmas cheer. Residents, associates and friends of the Manor chose a family member “snowflake” with that person’s age and “wish.” 

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Deck the Halls!

The annual tree decorating party was held in the main lobby. With Christmas carols playing, residents bedecked the beautiful main lobby tree with ornaments of rose, mauve and silver. And, of course, there were Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and punch too! Pictured below residents Ann Hargrave and Frank Hunt add their holiday touches.

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SOS – Collingswood Manor Knitting Group Participates in the “Red Scarf Project.”

      Throughout the past year the Collingswood Manor Knitting Club has been busy knitting red scarves. The scarves were recently packaged and sent to the Foster Care to Success, Red Scarf Project. On Valentine’s Day, the red scarves will be included in a care package to college students who have aged out of …

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Halloween Fun at Collingswood Manor

Halloween was celebrated at Collingswood Manor with Tricks and Treats! Many associates and residents got in the spirit and dressed up in costume. The children from the Garfield School, right next door to us, held their annual parade of ghouls, princesses, superheroes and witches. Residents and associates handed out candy, then it was off to …

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Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Every Wednesday through October, Collingswood Manor has been seeing pink! Associates and residents are asked to don pink in support of family and friends who have fought or continue to fight breast cancer.

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Fall Ice Sculpting by Chef Joe

We will be so sorry to see Executive Chef, Joe Kratchowill leave Collingswood Manor. As a gift to the us, he created one more of his amazing ice sculptures. This time a happy jack-o-lantern was sculpted as many residents looked on. The sculpture was wheeled into the large freezer and be used for the resident …

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Residents Picnic at Ft. Mott State Park

A beautiful Fall Day made for a lovely picnic for Collingswood Manor residents. Fort Mott State Park is located alongside the Delaware River in Pennsville, NJ. Enjoying their lunch and pictured left to right; Jack, Gene DiLeo from Community Life, Terry, Peg, Don and Dorothy.

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Chess Instructions for Residents

At Collingswood Manor there is a beautiful chess board in the coffee room, off of the main lobby. If residents know how to play they may use it at any time. If they would like to learn how to play, volunteer, Ed Bohn can show them how. Below Jack Geigelman receives instruction from Ed.

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Chat it up Every Month at Collingswood Manor

Once a month residents at Collingswood Manor get together and “chat it up” with a Collingswood Manager. They can talk about anything and everything dealing with the goings on at the Manor; concerns, praises, ideas and more. Coffee and goodies are always served. Pictured here Executive Director, Shari Neidich and Director of Wellness, Karen Viola, …

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We Did Something Grand for Grandparents Day

The first Family Fun Day at Collingswood Manor was a huge success. There was an intergenerational walk and loads of donated baskets and prizes were auctioned off. The fare of the day included delicious grilled chicken, hot dogs and burgers. Carnival games provided by various South Jersey Methodist churches, a bounce house, a dunk tank, …

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Family Fun Day Fun

Collingswood Manor Executive Director, Shari Neidich, gets ready to assume her perch in the dunk tank for Family Fun Day & the Nardi family prepares for the inter generational walk that was held as part of the event.

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Family Fun Day Events and Happenings

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Libby and Harry the beagle, register for the intergenerational walk held on Grandparents Day. Dr. Libby is our Medical Director. Also pictured, game participants have fun with the deejays of Jersey 101.5.

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More Family Fun Day Photos

The inter generational walk got underway with “cow directors.” Also pictured, the Basket Auction which was a huge success with numerous basket and gift donations from local businesses & restaurants, resident families, and associates.

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German Cake Sale – A Delicious Success

Dietary associate, Anja Supil, is a talented baker. A bake sale featuring several of her German recipes was held at Collingswood Manor and everything sold out! All proceeds went to the Fellowship Fund. Featured items included German pound cake, lemon cheesecake, black forest cheesecake and more. Pictured below, Anja with resident, Madeleine Zillmer who hails …

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Collingswood Manor hosted its third Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. This one took place in an English mansion in 1936.

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Irish Potato Making – Fun for Residents, Volunteers and Families Too!

Irish Potato Making – Fun for Residents, Volunteers and Families Too!

A sure sign that St. Paddy’s Day is here! Those scrumptious Irish treats – Irish Potatoes.

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