Mom’s assisted living home is prepared to handle an emergency

| May 8, 2017

Are you prepared to handle an emergency? Assisted living homes are Here is a reality check from your trusted assisted living advisor. 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 will have the Lakewood Villa Licensee’s cell phone number

| May 7, 2017

You have the licensee’s cell phone number, if mom stays at Lakewood Villa At Lakewood Villa, all residents and their loved ones have the licensee’s cell phone number. You can call anytime and check on your loved ones. The licensee feels it is necessary and gives out his cell phone number as part of the […]

Lakewood Villa is a safe place for mom

| May 5, 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?

| May 3, 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 has a full Schedule of Activities in November

| May 2, 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. […]

Sacramento assisted living facility asks if you are ready for this…

| May 1, 2017

Mom needs an assisted living facility You got a call at midnight. Your mom had a stroke. Mom was in the hospital, again. This time it was the ICU. Doctors said she would be discharged within a week, but she won’t be able to walk as much as she used to walk. She will also […]

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

| April 30, 2017

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 does the Lakewood Villa admission process look like?

| April 29, 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 […]

Mom’s assisted living home should be close to the fire station and EMTs

| April 28, 2017

The fire station and EMTs are 42 seconds away from Lakewood Villa’s assisted living home 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 […]

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

| April 27, 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 […]