Do you love your job? Ask the staff at mom’s assisted living home

| May 26, 2017

Do you love your job? Ask the staff next time you visit mom’s assisted living home 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 […]

Mom’s assisted living home has to be a safe place for mom

| May 25, 2017

Your mom’s assisted living home has to be very safe. Here’s why… 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 the […]

Mom’s assisted living home should have a highly trained staff

| May 24, 2017

The assisted living home you choose for mom should have a highly trained staff Staff training is very important in the assisted living field. The staff at Lakewood Villa 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 […]

Should an assisted living home monitor mom’s medications?

| May 15, 2017

YES! An assisted living home should monitor medications One of the services mom’s assisted living home should provide is medication management. We cannot speak for others. We can, however, speak for how we manage meds at Lakewood Villa. We forecast when our residents’ meds will run out. From the minute mom moves in, we take […]

Under promise and over deliver, says Lakewood Villa Licensee

| May 12, 2017

Under promise and over deliver at Lakewood Villa At Lakewood Villa, we under promise and over deliver. When we say under promise and over deliver, we are referring to the act of providing your customer more than he requested and you are under contract to provide. The cost to you is minimal. The customer will […]

Lakewood Villa is a safer solution

| May 9, 2017

Lakewood Villa is a safer solution 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 and finding their homes have been ransacked. The neighborhood that used to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]