Holy Redeemer Lafayette to Host Home Safety Seminar for Elderly and Disabled
Posted Date: 11/14/2012
Philadelphia, PA—November 14, 2012—Holy Redeemer Lafayette, an independent retirement community located in Northeast Philadelphia, will host a special presentation, Safety Technology to Assist Aging in Place, on Tuesday, November 20th at 7 p.m. This free event will feature guest speaker Steve Abate, Vice President of Sales at Connect America, who will discuss a variety of medical emergency monitoring and alert systems for the elderly and disabled who wish to continue living independently at home.
Connect America was established in 1977 and currently monitors 170,000 subscribers nationwide. They are endorsed by Good Housekeeping, AARP and CVS Pharmacy. Services are offered with no cost for equipment, installation or activation; subscribers need only pay a monthly monitoring fee.
Mr. Abate is a Philadelphia native, and has been working with seniors and those with disabilities for 30 years. In his role as Vice President of Sales, Steve educates aging adults and their caregivers on the importance of in-home safety.
To RSVP, please call 215-214-2800. Holy Redeemer Lafayette is located at 8580 Verree Road in Philadelphia. Visit holyredeemer.com/lafayette for more information.
About Holy Redeemer Lafayette
Holy Redeemer Lafayette, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) facility adjacent to Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia, offers residents freedom from home maintenance and day-to-day chores, as well as access to social, educational, spiritual, and health-related programs in a community setting. One- and two-bedroom independent living and personal care apartments are available to older adults seeking an active lifestyle, as well as a skilled nursing facility for long-term care. An array of on-site amenities are offered, including a country store, library, pub, beauty salon, barbershop, and bank.
About Holy Redeemer
With an emphasis on providing a continuum of care, Holy Redeemer Health System remains true to the mission to care, comfort and heal that its sponsors, the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, began in our region in 1924 – to provide high quality, compassionate care. Today, Holy Redeemer offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, personal care, a retirement community, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. With corporate offices in Huntingdon Valley, PA, Holy Redeemer Health System is a Catholic healthcare provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania and 12 counties in New Jersey, from Union County south to Cape May County.