Assisted living is a safer solution for mom

| October 31, 2017

Assisted living is a much safer solution for mom You should check out an assisted living home for mom. 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 […]

Mom’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| October 30, 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 […]

What does the Lakewood Villa admission process look like?

| October 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 […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station

| October 28, 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 […]

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

| October 27, 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 […]

Assisted living licensee asks: Where is your mom spending the night?

| October 25, 2017

Where is your mom spending the night, asks an assisted living home licensee If your mom lives in an assisted living home, you will know this answer. If not, you should ask. Will your mom spend the night in a place where she can feel safe and secure? Are there locks and alarms? Is a […]

Sacramento Assisted Living | A safe place for mom

| October 24, 2017

Assisted living is very safe Probably safer than where your mom currently lives. Where is your mom spending the night? Will it be in an assisted living home 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 […]

Can your mom’s assisted living home pass your innate quality control litmus test?

| October 21, 2017

Visit your mom’s assisted living home and run an innate quality control litmus test When you’re looking for an assisted living home 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 an innate […]

How does a good assisted living home monitor medications?

| October 20, 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. […]

Lakewood Villa advises: The holidays are here!

| October 18, 2017

The holidays are here, at Lakewood Villa Thanksgiving and the December holidays have occurred. New Year’s Day 2013 has arrived. This is the time of year when we enjoy spending time with loved ones. If your loved ones are too busy or too far away, they could feel isolated. The weather is bad. People stay […]