If your family is like many others, you may have moved away from your hometown after college, perhaps settling hundreds of miles away from your parents. In other families, parents relocate to a warmer climate when they retire. But as parents age, it might become necessary to consider moving them to senior living community that is closer to where you live.
Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has given final guidance on allowing indoor visits within residential care communities. We will host a special CLC-Cappella Colorado Communities Town Hall Webinar on Tuesday, September 8th at 4:30pm MT for residents, families and team members to receive the latest progress towards implementation and what is required. You can register for that webinar here.
Amid one of the most challenging years we’ve faced in recent memory, we decided to get funky with our residents for our #wecarewewear MaskUp challenge!
Once the video camera came out, our residents put on their dancing shoes! We all had some fun being creative and re-dubbing a previously re-dubbed song; the result was Virus Virus Baby.
Every assisted living community is unique with its own sets of pros and cons. While services and amenities as well as dining and activities are important, they are not necessarily at the core of what makes an assisted living community great.
High quality care, experienced and qualified team members who are dedicated to supporting residents are of course the highest priorities. But what else should you look for in an assisted living community?
Sometimes, people use “nursing home” as a general reference to any place where members of the senior community live. However, this is definitely not accurate, there are very specific differences between a nursing home and an assisted living community.