Lakewood Villa is a safe place for mom

| December 15, 2017

Lakewood Villa is very safe Where is your mom spending the night? Will it be in a place 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 neighborhood? You need to set high expectations here. Your […]

Lakewood Villa administrator asks: Do you love your job?

| December 14, 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 […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station and EMTs

| December 13, 2017

The fire station and EMTs are 42 seconds away from Lakewood Villa 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 know what meds […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station

| December 12, 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 […]

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

| December 11, 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 letter of thanks #4

| December 10, 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 passes the innate quality control litmus test

| December 9, 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 […]

What does the Lakewood Villa admission process look like?

| December 8, 2017

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 some point, you will need this document. Someone will […]

How does Lakewood Villa monitor medications?

| December 6, 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’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| December 5, 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 […]