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Welcome to The Haven At Springwood!

Taking care to be the best

TOURS ARE 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday-Friday 9:30am - 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday per appointment

Call Mona Rector

(717) 741-9919

Open House Every Thursday!

2:00pm-4:00pm

 

We honor our Centurion

Pauline Plutt

Born August 4, 1914

Pauline was born to George and Annie Leash.  She was one of 6 children, of which all have passed.  Her love of music came from her Father who had the Leash's Snycopated Society Orchestra, which traveled all over, spreading the Big Band Sound.  Pauline loved music but did not like practice as a child so she never really accomplished an instrument.  But, music maybe did not come out of her fingers with an instrument but certainly did come out of her toes with dancing.  She absolutely loved to dance. As a young lady she gave dance instruction and for payment received free tickets to the Valencia Ballroom, here in York, PA.  She met such people as Guy Lombardo and Ted Williams.  The Valencia became her second home.

She met the love of her life at the Valencia, his name was George, also known as Haps.  The life they had of music and dance was a dream come true.  She didn't get to be with Haps as long as she would have wanted for he passed away at the age of 51. 

As a young woman she was honored to attend the Elizabeth Arden School of Cosmetology.  She made many trips to New York City.  She was a representative for Elizabeth Arden at Weist Department Store in York, PA until she retired.  She is a true historian about York, PA.  She was raised here, worked here and lived here all her life. She remembers the "big" sugar cakes from Bear's Department Store, the window decorations at the holidays, The Bon-Ton Tea Room, the talking parrot at Weist Store, and she ate lunch everyday at the green marble counters at People's Drug Store on the square. 

The sparkle of Pauline's eyes and the movement of her hands as she listens to music will always be remembered.  Her legs may not be able to move with the music but her heart certainly does. 

Thank you Pauline for adding such a "SPARKLE" to all the lives you touch....

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AT
THE HAVEN AT SPRINGWOOD

COME JOIN US FOR ONE

           ACome join us for one of our monthly teas..... MOUS TEAS

            

 

Next available seatings for September, 2014 tea

Call Sandy at 741-9919 to register today!

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Please join us in our

                                "Let's Talk with Sandy" Series

Wednesday,August 20, 2014 from 11:30 am-1:00 pm

There will be a complimentary lunch and seminar titled:  'DOWNSIZING"

You have so much to get rid of but don't know where to start!  We will share some good downsizing tips that can help!

We will be joined by guest speaker Charline Bookmiller of The Stein Group, Professional Transition Services.

PLEASE RSVP TO SANDY AT 741-9919 BY MONDAY, AUG. 18,2014

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Please join us in our

                                               "Let's Talk with Sandy" Series

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 pm

There will be a complimentary dinner and seminar titled:

'LATER LIFE PLANNING"

Come and hear what Jeff Bellomo, Esquire, Certified Elder Law Attorney

has to say about planning for later years!!

PLEASE RSVP TO SANDY AT 741-9919 BY TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

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Mark your Calendar......

It's coming on Friday, October 24th

More details will follow.......

                                    

                                         

 

Our goal at The Haven at Springwood Personal Care Community is to allow you to maintain a dignified level of independence for as long as possible, focusing on your strengths and providing assistance when needed.  We offer programs that can help you maintain and improve your physical, mental and emotional well-being. At The Haven you can enjoy a healthy and comfortable lifestyle in a home-like setting.

Through health assessments, medication management, an emergency response system, rehabilitation services and 24 hour access to staff we strive to provide you an environment that is safe and secure.

A rich and fulfilling activities program will provide you opportunities to meet your social needs while providing tools to help keep your brain and body in shape.

A devoted and caring staff offers assistance with activities of daily living such as housekeeping, laundry and cooking.

To learn more about assisted living, visit the web pages listed below.

Useful Links:


Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare's Personal Care Home Directory

Pennsylvania Department of Aging

York County Area Agency on Aging

Veterans Aid & Attendance Special Pension Program

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Alzheimer's Association

 

 

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