Mom’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| May 28, 2017

Staff training is a big deal at assisted living homes We cannot speak for others, but at our assisted living home, the staff is highly trained. Most are cross trained. The State of California imposes mandates for staff training. All assisted living homes must meet those mandates and keep the paperwork on site to prove […]

Lakewood Villa passes the innate quality control litmus test

| May 27, 2017

Does your mom’s assisted living home pass your innate quality control litmus test? Lakewood Villa will. When you’re looking for an assisted care facility where mom will feel safe, comfortable and loved, you will find a wide variety of options. While touring them, ask if they meet your innate quality control litmus test. Everybody has […]

Do you love your job? Ask the staff at mom’s assisted living home

| May 26, 2017

Do you love your job? Ask the staff next time you visit mom’s assisted living home 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 […]

Mom’s assisted living home has to be a safe place for mom

| May 25, 2017

Your mom’s assisted living home has to be very safe. Here’s why… Where is your mom spending the night? Will it be in an assisted living home where she can feel safe, warm and loved? Are there locks and alarms? Is a fire station nearby and does the fire station staff know your mom is in the […]

Mom’s assisted living home should have a highly trained staff

| May 24, 2017

The assisted living home you choose for mom should have a highly trained staff Staff training is very important in the assisted living field. The staff at Lakewood Villa is highly trained. Most are cross trained. The State of California imposes mandates for staff training. All assisted living homes must meet those mandates and keep […]

Lakewood Villa creates the happiest day in her life

| May 23, 2017

Lakewood Villa staff enables video conferencing. Mom can be there remotely 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 conference. Staff set up and tested Skype on a […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station

| May 22, 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 […]

Does your home smell good? Lakewood Villa’s does

| May 21, 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 […]

How do you get mom into an assisted living home?

| May 19, 2017

An assisted living home for mom When you decide to put mom in an assisted living home, you should become familiar with the admission process. That will help make the transition smoother and faster. Every assisted living home does things their own way. Here are the steps we follow at Lakewood Villa: If your loved […]

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

| May 18, 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. […]