It’s perhaps the most insidious of all diseases. Dementia doesn't sicken the body. It steals the mind, slowly robbing an individual's very essence, their personality. All that makes them who they are.


Maybe you get scared after seeing an older loved one fall. Or your mom or dad is getting more than a little confused -- not forgetting the keys but forgetting what they are for. Perhaps a former happy homemaker begins letting things go; the house is dirty, personal hygiene slips.

Recognized as one of the area’s best places to work and a recipient of Medicare’s top rating, Homeland Center is celebrating its 146th year of providing quality care to residents of Central Pennsylvania.

Chartered as the Home for the Friendless in 1867, Homeland originally sheltered...

21 French Students
Twenty-one French high school students interested in healthcare careers had the opportunity to visit the Homeland Center on Sept. 26 as part of a tour of area medical facilities.

Hospice CareFor 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 the fullest.

 

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