Lakewood Villa creates the happiest day in her life

| July 9, 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 […]

Assisted Living Help: 5 Easy Steps to Simplify Your Life

| July 9, 2017

Assisted Living: 5 Easy Steps to Simplify Your Life Special thanks to Ann Mullen for granting permission to republish This applies to folks living in an assisted living home, or working at an assisted living home. You are running behind and you can’t find your other shoe. Again. And, of course, it’s in the last […]

Lakewood Villa passes the innate quality control litmus test

| July 8, 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 […]

Lakewood Villa has a yummy menu in November

| July 7, 2017

Yummy meals are prepared onsite at Lakewood Villa   Lakewood Villa has published its menu for November, 2012. You may download and read it in MS Excel format by clicking Menu-LakewoodVilla. Meals are prepared on site by our highly trained culinary staff. November is one of our residents’ favorite times of the year. We feel that […]

What are the care and services Lakewood Villa provides?

| July 6, 2017

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 […]

Lakewood Villa asks: Where is your mom spending the night?

| July 5, 2017

Where is your mom spending the night, Lakewood Villa asks Will it be in a place where she can feel safe and secure? Are there locks and alarms? Is a fire station nearby and does the fire station staff know your mom is in the neighborhood? If mom is spending the night at Lakewood Villa, […]

Lakewood Villa has a full Schedule of Activities in November

| July 4, 2017

What to do at Lakewood Villa Residents at Lakewood Villa will have a full schedule of activities in November. Not only do residents celebrate Thanksgiving, but they have fun and stimulating things to do every day. The November highlights are as follows: After Breakfast Stretching, Puzzle time, Thanksgiving Lunch Party, Color Bingo Social, Popcorn social. […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #2

| July 2, 2017

We have several success stories at Lakewood Villa because of the care that we provide. They come to Lakewood Villa with a variety of needs and we see them pretty much in a better and happier state than when they walked in. That is success. Success would be getting all those letters from families thanking […]

How does a good assisted living home monitor medications?

| July 1, 2017

Mom’s assisted living home should monitor medications Mom’s assisted living home will monitor her medications. That is something you should expect. 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 this task. We manage her meds. […]

How does Lakewood Villa monitor medications?

| June 30, 2017

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 […]