Is assisted living a safer solution for mom?

| April 14, 2017

Assisted living is probably safer An assisted living home 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 […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #1

| April 13, 2017

Lakewood Villa is happy place for mom We have several success stories 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 […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #4

| April 12, 2017

Lakewood Villa is a happy place for mom We have several success stories 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 […]

Lakewood Villa is prepared to handle an emergency

| April 10, 2017

Are you prepared to handle an emergency? Lakewood Villa is This could happen to you. Maybe it already has. You and your mother are watching TV. All of a sudden, she slips, falls and complains: “ I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” What do you do? You call 911 and tell them your address. EMTs arrive. […]

A place for mom where she will have a private bedroom

| April 9, 2017

Safe, warm and comfortable. Isn’t that what a place for mom should be? Do you remember your first private bedroom? Remember how it made you feel safe, warm and comfortable? Lakewood Villa offers private bedrooms. Lakewood Villa is a place for mom where she can have that safe, warm and comfortable feeling again. We hope […]

Sacramento Assisted Living | How do you find somewhere for mom to live?

| April 3, 2017

When looking for an assisted living home, become familiar with the admission process in advance. This will help make the transition to an assisted living home smoother and faster. Here are the steps we follow at Lakewood Villa: If your loved ones are not able to make decisions for themselves, get started on the Durable […]

What activities does the Lakewood Villa staff run for mom?

| March 31, 2017

Mom will find many activities at Lakewood Villa Music is a great part of the Lakewood Villa activities calendar. We found that music is the one activity a lot of the residents enjoy. They love to sing! We also have enough room to do ballroom dancing in our Great Room. Dancing is a great form […]

When Sacramento gets hot, mom is safer at an assisted living home

| March 30, 2017

Mom is safer in an assisted living home As I write this, weather forecasters are predicting more blistering 100+ temperatures for the Sacramento region this week. Everybody has to take cover. That includes your elderly parent, who may or may not be in a safe and cool place. With all other factors being equal, an […]

How does Lakewood Villa monitor medications?

| March 26, 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 […]

Mom can go to the mall, if she lives at Lakewood Villa

| March 19, 2017

How often does your mom go out? Lakewood Villa can take residents to the mall Sometimes, old people stay inside too often. They become less active and their health deteriorates. They don’t have anything to stimulate them or keep them active. It is sad but true. That’s not how it is at Lakewood Villa. We […]