Mom’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| January 11, 2018

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 […]

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

| January 10, 2018

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 […]

What are the care and services Lakewood Villa provides?

| January 9, 2018

Lakewood Villa has personalized care At Lakewood Villa, we work in partnership with family members, advocates and health care providers. We do face-to-face interviews. We see each resident every day. We know what it takes to make your loved one feel safe, warm and comfortable. This helps us understand each of our resident’s individual and […]

How does Lakewood Villa monitor medications?

| January 8, 2018

Lakewood Villa monitors medications One of the services Lakewood Villa provides is medication management. We forecast when our residents’ meds will run out. From the minute mom moves in, we take over the task of managing her medications. Their meds will be in a centrally-locked area. This is in our medication room. Meds are managed […]

Website Privacy Policy | Sacramento Assisted Living

| January 7, 2018

As of April 25, 2013, Lakewood Villa Care Home is adopting the following privacy policy: Lakewood Villa collects name, phone, e-mail and comment data from its website visitors. We collect this data for the purpose of responding to inquiries. We do not sell or share your information. Only the licensees have access to your information. […]

Does your home smell good? Lakewood Villa’s does

| January 6, 2018

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 […]

Lakewood Villa prepares 21 home cooked meals a week

| January 5, 2018

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 […]

Lakewood Villa is a safer solution

| January 4, 2018

Lakewood Villa is a safer solution Lakewood Villa is probably safer than mom’s current home. Maybe this is her situation. Mom has been living alone for 10 years. She thinks she is safe, but the neighborhood is changing. People are coming home from work and finding their homes have been ransacked. The neighborhood that used to […]

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

| January 3, 2018

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. […]

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

| January 2, 2018

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 […]