Sacramento Assisted Living | A safe place for mom

| November 30, 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 […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #3

| November 28, 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 […]

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

| November 24, 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 do you get mom into an assisted living home?

| November 23, 2017

An assisted living home for mom When you decide to put mom in an assisted living home, you should become familiar with the admission process. That will help make the transition smoother and faster. Every assisted living home does things their own way. Here are the steps we follow at Lakewood Villa: If your loved […]

Lakewood Villa creates the happiest day in her life

| November 19, 2017

Lakewood Villa staff enables video conferencing. Mom can be there remotely A Lakewood Villa resident recently attended a family reunion in Chicago via the Internet. Family members told us they were organizing a family reunion in Chicago and wanted their mother to attend via a video conference. Staff set up and tested Skype on a […]

You will have the Lakewood Villa Licensee’s cell phone number

| November 15, 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 prepared to handle an emergency

| November 14, 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. […]

It’s karaoke night at Lakewood Villa

| November 10, 2017

Lakewood Villa’s karaoke night keeps residents active and engaged Residents at Lakewood Villa have a full schedule of social activities. One of the most popular is Karaoke Night, where residents grab a microphone and sing Love Me Tender, Tennessee Waltz and Moon River, among other hits. It’s a blast. Everyone loves karaoke night. We’re not […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #1

| November 7, 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 […]

Should an assisted living home monitor mom’s medications?

| November 5, 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 […]