Temps are rising again in Sacramento. High temperatures are trouble for the elderly

| July 20, 2017

High temps can be trouble for the elderly Every time the temperatures soar and remain high, I think about the elderly. Seniors do not regulate their body temperature like they once did. As we age, our body systems slow. Our ability to sweat is reduced. We are unable to cool our bodies as we overheat. […]

What does the Lakewood Villa admission process look like?

| July 19, 2017

Knowing Lakewood Villa’s admission process will make life easier You should become familiar with the Lakewood Villa admission process in advance. This will help make the transition smoother and faster. Here are the steps: If your loved ones are not able to make decisions for themselves, get started on the Durable Power of Attorney. At […]

5 things that would change if mom ran her assisted living home

| July 18, 2017

If mom ran the assisted living home… Ever wonder what mom’s assisted living community would look like if the residents were in charge? New York Times blogger Judith Graham got a pretty good idea when she asked Martin Bayne that question. Byrne is a big advocate for people in assisted living. He writes a blog called The Voice […]

Thanksgiving is approaching. Is mom looking forward to a great meal?

| July 17, 2017

Lakewood Villa Thanksgiving menu released Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays–a special time enjoyed by our staff and our residents. This year, Lakewood Villa is preparing another special Thanksgiving menu. You may download and read it in MS Word format by clicking Thanksgiving Menu. At Lakewood Villa, we will be serving a tasty and nutritious Thanksgiving […]

Lakewood Villa prepares 21 home cooked meals a week

| July 16, 2017

Home cooked meals? Yes, if you live at Lakewood Villa Is your mom getting 21 home cooked meals every week? That’s three meals a day for seven days. Is your mom getting tasty and nutritious home cooked meals? If your mom lived at Lakewood Villa, the answers would be YES! Lakewood Villa has expert cooks […]

Assisted living staff home creates the happiest day in her life

| July 15, 2017

Assisted living staff at Lakewood Villa enables video conferencing. Mom can be there remotely Here’s an assisted living success story. A Lakewood Villa resident recently attended a family reunion in Chicago via the Internet. Family members told us they were organizing a family reunion in Chicago and wanted their mother to attend via a video […]

Does your home smell good? Lakewood Villa’s does

| July 14, 2017

Does it smell good? It does at Lakewood Villa When you enter a building, your sense of smell becomes very active. The building will smell good, or it won’t. You will know within 10 seconds. Lakewood Villa consistently smells good. The licensee wants our home to look and smell clean. That’s not automatic in a […]

Mom’s assisted living home should be close to the fire station and EMTs

| July 13, 2017

The fire station and EMTs are 42 seconds away from Lakewood Villa’s assisted living home If your mom slipped and fell, and you called 911, how long would it take for EMTs to get to her home? After they arrive, would they know how to get in the door and to her room? Do they […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station

| July 11, 2017

The fire station is 42 seconds from Lakewood Villa The closest fire station is 42 seconds away from Lakewood Villa. Mom will feel safe, warm and loved at our assisted living facility. Your mom’s home should be close to a fire station. Lakewood Villa is close to the local fire station. They have fire fighters […]

Lakewood Villa administrator asks: Do you love your job?

| July 10, 2017

Do you love your job? You would if you worked at Lakewood Villa Yes, we are serious. Do you love your job? Some people honestly do their jobs for a paycheck and a pending pension. They do it because they have to do it, not because they love to do it. Maybe you’re in the […]