Drums (Hazleton) News

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Meeting – Drums

  Join us for an encouraging Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Meeting on Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided and adult day care is available for your loved one while you attend the meeting. To attend and to reserve your loved one’s place in adult day care, please RSVP by July […]

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Providence Place Senior Living Appoints New Executive Director

Kim Perchak, executive director

Providence Place Senior Living Appoints New Executive Director Drums Community Announces Promotion and New Leadership Position Hummelstown, PA – Providence Place (www.providence-place.com) announces that Kimberley Perchak has been promoted to the position of Executive Director. In this capacity Kim will oversee the daily operations at Providence Place located in Drums, PA (near Hazleton). She will report to […]

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Straw gardening bales of fun for Providence Place residents

Providence Place residents help Sandy Visintainer place plants in bales

In the last week of June, Penn State Master Gardner Sandy Visintainer visited the residents of Drums to show them how to garden with straw.  Read the full article by Jill Whalen here.

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Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting July 28th


Communication Tips and Dementia Activities provided for your loved one Join other caregivers for light refreshments. Providence Place Senior Living149 South Hunter Highway(Route 309) Drums, PA570-788-7555 Thursday, July 28th – 6PM Limited Seating—Reserve your seat by July 21st Community partners joining together sharing our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.

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John “Stanky’ Stankovic is Still Performing

Finally, 88-year-old Rosemary Ondeck could resist no longer. She stood up, linked hands with Providence Place staffer Mary Donna Chehovich and danced to the tunes she’s enjoyed for decades. “Are you tired? Chehovich asked a few minutes later. “No! Ondeck told her emphatically. Stanky smiled as he watched the infectious energy, this polka magic, take […]

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