Chestnut Knoll recognizes participants of FOX Rehabilitation Optimal Living Program
BOYERTOWN » Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care recently celebrated residents that participate in the FOX Optimal Living Program, showcasing their achievements for family and friends.
The awards ceremony was held on Jan. 29, 2017. This year roughly 75 Chestnut Knoll residents were recognized, as well as 6 community members.
Chestnut Knoll has been offering its residents therapy and wellness services provided by FOX Rehabilitation since 2013, in the FOX Optimal Living Program. The program is designed to help each resident achieve his or her personal goals of optimal strength, mobility, balance and overall quality of life by providing all residents with an evidence-based continuum of therapy and/or wellness services.
At Chestnut Knoll the program boasts 100 percent resident engagement, and provides services to community members who can attend strength, mobility and balance classes at no cost.
FOX has continued to collect data from the FOX Optimal Living program at Chestnut Knoll, and is in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University to help analyze this data. Specific functional outcomes measures are collected on all Chestnut Knoll residents, as well as studying falls, hospitalizations, and length of stay.
For more information about Chestnut Knoll and the FOX Optimal Living program or the Strength, Mobility and Balance Exercise program contact Jodie Daniels at 610-473-8066.
For more information about Chestnut Knoll Personal Care, Memory Care, or At Home Services, visit www.chest-nutknoll. com.
MCCC FOUNDATION HOSTING SEMINAR ON DOWNSIZING YOUR
HOME >> If you are an empty nester or and just have more house than you need, the Planned Giving Advisory Council of the Montgomery County Community College Foundation can help.
The Council will host a breakfast seminar titled “Downsizing: Where do you Start?” on Friday, Feb. 24 from 8 to 10 a.m. in Room 151 of College Hall at Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike in
Blue Bell. The seminar and breakfast are free and open to the public.
A panel of experts will discuss preparing to sell a home, knowing the worth of a property, tips to consolidate and simplify finances and how charitable giving can benefit you as you go through this process.
Panelists include David A. Dzendzel, a financial advisor and certified financial planner for Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Conshohocken; Lena Tella Getenberg, a real estate consultant for ReMax in Blue Bell; and Amy Parenti, vice president of trusts and
estates for Freeman’s of Philadelphia.
Registration is required by Feb. 21. Those attending are asked to submit questions for the panelists when registering. To register, email Jo-Ann Psoras at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-641-6530.
For more information about MCCC, visit www. mc3.edu.
Chestnut Knoll recently recognized residents and community members for their success with the FOX Optimal Living Program. Shown here left to right are: Sarah Weller MS, OTR/L , occupational therapist; Nicole Gray OTR/L, occupational therapist; Olive Davies, Chestnut Knoll resident; Michael Melnick PT, MS, CSCS, Fox Optimal Living rehab director; and Eric Sartor EP, exercise pysiologist.
Estella Forge receives the 2016 Dene Liott Award at Chestnut Knoll fir her success with the FOX Optimal Living Program. Forge, through hard work and dedication to her recovery, has regained the ability to walk independently after arriving at Chestnut Knoll confined to a wheelchair.