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Staff Spotlight: Stacey Merritt

April 28, 2021

Serving others has been an integral part of Stacey Merritt’s life since childhood. Now at Telespond Senior Services, Stacey is dedicated to cultivating personal relationships with clients and caregivers, and she looks forward to helping the..

Telespond awarded $13,000 to support Senior Companion Program

April 26, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Telespond Senior Services accepted a $13,000 award from the PNC Foundation to support seniors at risk of isolation in northeastern PA. Funds will be used within Telespond’s Senior Companion program, which has..

Five Tips to Help Prevent Elder Fraud

February 12, 2021

Have you or a loved one been contacted by a scammer? If so, you’re not alone: approximately 1.7 million fraud complaints were recorded in the US in 2019. From robo-calls and false computer virus alerts to traditional email solicitations, fraud is..

Celebrating the Season: Tips for Connecting with Senior Loved Ones During the 2020 Holidays

December 14, 2020

The holidays look different for everyone this year. Yet, it’s also more important than ever to stay connected with the older adults in our community. In a year where more than half of seniors feel isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the..

The Profound Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors

December 4, 2020

COVID-19 has undoubtedly impacted all of us in many ways. Whether it be economic woes caused by permanent job loss or temporary furlough, inability to visit family members, spending less time with our friends, or visiting our favorite restaurant,..

Senior Day Services Welcomes New President and CEO Joseph J. Grilli

November 2, 2020

Joseph J. Grilli, MPA, DPA recently joined Senior Day Services as its President and CEO. Grilli is a seasoned professional with over 15 years experience in home health and services to seniors as well as 10 years experience in higher education..

Three Tips to Help Seniors Adjust to Daylight Savings

October 30, 2020

This weekend, we’ll gain back an hour of sleep as daylights savings time ends. Along with the time change, it’s important to remember the change that daylight savings could bring to your older loved ones’ routines. Assleeping and waking cycles..

What to Expect on Day 1: Adult Day Services

September 28, 2020

In exploring senior care options, maybe you’ve decided that an adult day care program is right for your family. Maybe you’re even ready to take the step of committing to Senior Day Services’ adult day care program. If this is the case,..

Caring for Caregivers

September 28, 2020

Advice and Resources for Those Who Support Their Older Loved Ones Daily If you’re the primary caregiver to a parent, spouse, or older loved one, you’re not alone: over 43.5 million adults serve as unpaid caregivers within the US, according to a..

Meet Our Clients and Volunteers: Bill Mullen, Chris Mullen and Peggy Trently

August 28, 2020

A client, a caregiver and their senior companion share how Senior Day Services brought them together When Bill Mullen first heard about Senior Day Services’ Senior Companion program, he was reluctant to become a client. His son Chris, however,..