Life in the Rolling Countryside

assisted living webWellness, Comfort, and Endless Possibilities! The Lutheran Home at Topton, located within the rolling countryside of Berks County, is a community filled with activity and connections. We provide countless ways to lead a healthy, fulfilling lifestyle. Life at our community offers generous opportunities to enjoy friendships, improve your health, and nurture your passions. Our cheerful and sophisticated residents enjoy a variety of well-designed homes and a lifestyle that is truly worry-free.

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Masters of Mirth, Gurus of Guffaws

dick van dyke showWouldn't it be nice if our problems could be solved in 30 minutes? Or we could have the perfect children or spouse? Television allows us to spend a few moments spying on families that are just like ours — or, thankfully, not like ours!

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Who Cared About Gas Mileage? We Wanted Fun in '71!

001 exterior dodgecharger webIn 1971, a gallon of gas cost 40¢. You can't even get a candy bar for 40¢ any more! However, it was not the cost of gasoline that was a concern — it was what happened to the gas after the motor digested it that became a big issue in the '70s.

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Take Back Your Life!

prayer bible cross webI will never forget the moment when I began to preach to an empty room when we recorded the 2020 Easter sermon. It was surreal! Everything was changing for the next few months — so we thought! However, the global pandemic continues to impact our lives, and we continue to learn how to survive and thrive with each a new challenge.

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Things to Do with Grandkids - Fall 2021

pumpkins faces webFall Into Fun! Okay, that is beyond corny and trite. But it does get the point across that fall is here, and cooler weather means a change of wardrobe but not a change of the need for fun with your grandchildren! Fall means farm festival fun, with amazing mazes, pumpkin patches, and haunted hayrides. For the agriculturally-minded or just plain hungry, farm markets offer pumpkins, apples, corn, popcorn, squash, and mums (Don't eat them!). Here's to a corny fall after all! (Why isn't it called a "maize maze"?)

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