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Traditions of Hershey Wins 2017 Best of Senior Living Award from SeniorAdvisor.com


The Traditions of Hershey Independent Living and Personal Care is pleased to announce the community was presented with a 2017 Best of Senior Living Award for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families in the past year.

Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania wins 2017 best of senior living
Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania memorial day celebration

Memorial Day Parades


Traditions of Hershey had floats in two separate Memorial Day parades this year. Residents rode in the floats for the Annville Memorial Day Parade, and the Palmyra Memorial Day Parade. Other residents wore their red, white and blue and watched the parades from the sidewalk.

residents of Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania making prayer shawls

Making Prayer Shawls & Purses


Look at the beautiful Prayer Shawls & Purses that our residents made! They met with Ron & Bobbi Gildea, who also lead our worship service & Bible study. Ron blessed the prayer shawls & purses, which will be shared with members of the local community.

Ladies' Tea


We had a great turn out for our Ladies' Tea in April. The ladies had a wonderful time enjoying specialty tea, extra special desserts and each other’s company.

Ladies having tea at Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Easter egg hunt at Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Easter Egg Hunt & Celebration


The Easter Bunny stopped by on an absolutely beautiful day as young visitors enjoyed an egg hunt & coloring contest and residents enjoyed the glorious weather. Some residents were even brave enough to don a Bunny hat and have their picture taken!

Trip to the Army Heritage & Education Center


A group of residents traveled to Carlisle for a tour of the United States Army Heritage and Education Center and Heritage Trail and took time to explore inside the museum.

Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania Trip to the Army Heritage & Education Center
Seniors playing poker at Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Casino Night at Traditions of Hershey


Residents and guests had a blast at our Casino Night! We had entertainment in our living room, drinks at the bistro and we transformed our dining room to include table games and a money wheel.

Computer Training for our Residents


Our residents got a hands-on experience with some new technology! Students from the Key Club at Palmyra High School are volunteering for computer training for our residents. They learned how to do different things on the computer, as well as using an iPad.

Residents being trained on how to use a computer at Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Residents playing a murder mystery game at Traditions of Hershey in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: Gilligan's Island of Death


A great time was had by all as residents, family members and guests from the community tried to figure out who killed Mr. & Mrs. Howell...and then Gilligan! We watched, laughed and enjoyed a wonderful dinner prepared by Traditions' staff.