Most of us enjoy the circle of family that gathers during the holidays and the various activities for loved ones from infant to elderly. We certainly recognize the joy that the elderly find in the playtime with the young ones. And often, it is at these gatherings that the changes in the stages of life … Read moreAssisted Living Residence is Often the Best Choice for the Whole Family
By Norma Froese, Activities Coordinator As I think about the people I know here in Reedley, I realize that many who live here have been area residents for a very long time. Life in this city, has retained the pleasantries of small town living and yet grown with conveniences that for the most part enhance our lives. … Read moreActivities of Assisted Living Communities Keep Residents Involved with Friends
By Jim Dueck, Director of MarketingPalm Village Retirement Community The stages in our lives often include the time when we need to help an aging parent decide on the transition they will make to ensure that they will be well taken care of in their later years. A recent conversation with the daughter of a resident at … Read moreDecision Process Became Mom’s Best Choice
By Jim Dueck, Director of MarketingPalm Village Retirement Community As sad as it is when both sets of parents of a married couple are deceased, the woman interviewed this month was able to provide a valuable experience about family situations when the parents’ needs must be addressed. Her father and father-in-law died suddenly, at relatively young ages … Read moreFamilies Make Different Choices for Assisted Living
Human Personalities can be divided in many different ways. While I’m not a psychologist it seems to me that most people I meet are either “cup half empty or half full” kinds of people. As we get older our personalities tend to become even more fixed and resolute. So, when it comes to looking at … Read more“Half Empty or Half Full” in Retirement?
“Now that we live here, I never think about my age. We don’t think of ourselves as old. We wish we had moved here sooner!” These are comments that are frequently spoken by the residents of retirement communities and were recently made in a phone interview by Palm Village Retirement Community residents, Ed and Verona … Read moreHealthy Lifestyle is Beyond Expectations