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Sacred Heart Villa was chosen as the setting for a short film by Wyomissing’s own Justen Patrick Lander, award winning director, writer, cinematographer, and editor.  










How to Choose the Exercise that’s Right for You

Does it seem confusing knowing what is right and wrong when it comes to being active and fit? Well, actually it is not as confusing as you may think. Read More.


Eating Healthy May Be Easier Than You Think

There’s no doubt that diet plays a major role in our health. Obesity related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death.But what does healthy eating really mean? It’s not as difficult as you may think to adapt and maintain healthy eating habits. 



Cooking for One or Two

Sometimes as people age, lose their spouse, or no longer have others to cook for, they may cook less due to low motivation, loneliness, depression, low energy levels, physical disabilities, lack of knowledge of how to shop and prepare for only one or two people, or just get tired of cooking. Read More.



Should I be Concerned About My Parents?

When we gather together for holidays and special occasions, we look forward with great anticipation to being with family and friends whom we may not see often. Absence may indeed make the heart grow fonder, but it also makes gradual changes in an aging loved one more apparent. Read More.


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The Difference between Independent and Assisted Living

For anyone starting to shop for senior housing, there can be an overwhelming amount of terminology and lingo to become familiar with. One of the biggest questions you may have is, “What is the difference between independent and assisted living?” Read More.


Sacred Heart Villa to host special Christmas Masses.
For those seeking mass at 6 pm Christmas Eve and 10:30 am Christmas morning, you are in luck!





What services is a personal care home supposed to provide for the residents?

There are a few ways that you can find out what services a particular personal care home offers.Read More.

Affordable Senior Living Options in Reading and Berks County

No one wants to leave their home, but local seniors and aging boomers in the greater Reading and Berks County area have numerous options for senior housing and personal care.Read More.

Catholics in Berks County Feel at Home in Sacred Heart Villa

Home is where the heart is. For the thousands of Catholics living and aging in Reading or Berks County their faith is very personal and very important.Read More.

Senior Living Communities Keep Residents Safe with Emergency Preparedness
All personal care homes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania must adhere to the regulations set forth by the Department of Public Welfare. Read More.

Tips on Downsizing into a Personal Care Home or Assisted Living Facility

You’ve lived for more than 50 years in your own, big home. You have lots of valuables, you have furniture, have stuff and admittedly you may have a little junk to discard. You may find yourself asking “How to downsize into a retirement community?” Read more.

Sacred Heart Villa of Reading Helps Meals on Wheels of Berks County

Each month several residents of Sacred Heart Villa in Laureldale, PA volunteer to bake cookies for the Meals on Wheels program of Berks County. Read More.

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Sacred Heart Villa releases a video tour and testimonials

Sacred Heart Villa, a personal care and senior living facility outside of Reading, PA, is referred to by some as Berks County's best kept secret. Read More.

Sister Patrice talks about the event that led to the growth of the MIssion Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart

Reading Area Personal Care Home to Host a Picnic for Multiple Generations

On Sunday, July 27th 2014 at Sacred Heart Villa in Reading the residents, staff and their families enjoyed a picnic at Sacred Heart Villa in Laureldale. Read More.

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Sacred Heart Missionary Sisters Continue to Serve in Reading

Since 1908, the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus have served people all over the world. Read More.


Tips for Berks Seniors to Stay Cool During the Summer
Nearly 400 Americans die from heat stroke caused by heat waves each year and most of the victims are elderly. Read More.

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What is the Difference Between Personal Care And Assisted Living?
For a long time in Pennsylvania the terms Assisted Living and Personal Care were synonymous prior to 2011. Read More.

Events in 2014 - See Sacred Heart Villa events here.