Hickory Glen Turns 30 with a Celebration!

Since the day that Leonard Sapp’s vision became reality, Hickory Glen has been doing its absolute best to provide the surrounding community with a place to really enjoy their retirement years. Thirty years ago, what was then known… Read More

Snowed In?

SNOWED IN? It’s that time of the year again. The cold wind is blowing in, there’s frost on your windshield, the ground is slick and snow can be as high as your knees. We all have fun memories… Read More

Christmas Activities at Hickory Glen

  You can tell it’s the Holiday Season at Hickory Glen was wonderful. There are so many activities. On December 8th, we started the day with our knitting and crotchet circle where residents enjoyed making items for the… Read More

Shopping for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – as most songs say.  We are three weeks away from Christmas and all the joys of gift giving, decorating trees, the plush white snow and beautiful decorations will soon… Read More

A Pension Program YOU may qualify to Receive!

A Place for Mom (APFM) reports that over 40% of the families they refer who move into senior living communities are veterans or spouses of veterans. They plead to senior communities to not only market to veterans, but… Read More

Hickory Glen turns 30!

Hickory Glen will begin celebrating 30 years in the Springfield community on January 1st! We decided to share with you some of the History behind Hickory Glen. The vision began in 1981 when Edwina Kilbride and Mr. Leonard… Read More

Making Sense of Medications

Pills! Pills! Pills! We don’t like them, but sometimes, we need them and it is necessary for daily functioning. According to the National Council on Patient Information and Education(NCPIE), seniors account for 34% of prescribed medications and 30%… Read More

BMW Side Car Event at Hickory Glen

Every year, Snoopy and his motorcycle group come to Hickory Glen to give our residents a ride in their BMW Motorcycle Sidecars. This year, we were fortunate enough to have Hellar Armbruster bring his BMW bike and sidecar… Read More


There are many benefits of living in a senior living community.  Some of which are mentioned in the previous articles such as stress free living, decreased boredom, and better food options.  There are of course other benefits to… Read More

Dealing with Grief Over the Holidays-Part 2

When a spouse is lost, there is a huge risk of depression and senior isolation — that can lead to a plethora of problems — which is why it’s so important to get help. There are a few… Read More