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- A Whole New Approach to Holistic Wellness If there’s anything we have learned from the past year, it’s that health matters, both on a personal and global scale. As the world paused, routines were upended, and we learned to live with a new normal, we were also given the opportunity to evaluate our lifestyles and...Read More
- Art therapy began as a distinct form of psychotherapy in the 1940s and has been growing in popularity ever since. A way for people of all ages to process emotions and gain personal growth while growing in self-understanding and processing emotional change, art therapy is a great way for seniors to cope with grief, loss,...Read More
- Making the decision to move an aging parent into senior living begins with many questions. From realizing that it’s time to move to know your parent is ready and starting that conversation with them, the journey is fraught with emotional and important decisions. When should you begin talking to your parents about moving to a...Read More
It’s no secret that at Leisure Care we like to celebrate. We celebrate our residents and we celebrate each other. We are now excited to celebrate Janice Pate, RN, Health and Wellness Director at Madrona Park, for receiving LeadingAge’s Award for Outstanding Leadership. LeadingAge is highly respected throughout the senior living industry and has over...Read More
New TV Show Features Leisure Care Community Restaurant A new and original TV show hosted by seniors for seniors seeks out new ways for retirement to be enjoyed and savored. The latest episode took a trip to our very own Mackenzie Place – Colorado Springs independent living, assisted living, and memory care community, where dinner...Read More
If you’ve ever visited any of our communities, you know that we are always up for a celebration. We celebrate every move-in, every resident achievement – honestly, we celebrate every day. We are excited to continue the celebration by announcing Fairwinds – River’s Edge 24 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award. Five-Star Dining at Fairwinds...Read More
At Leisure Care, we know that our communities are vital components of a larger community. They play an important role in their local towns and cities, engaging in the larger world around them and doing what they can to make the world a better place. Through this blog, we are excited to share with you...Read More
THE AUTHOR’S LIFE AT LEISURE CARE Even though imagination doesn’t check itself at the door of our communities, it isn’t often that we can boast a resident publishing a book. So imagine our surprise and delight when two of our residents each published books within a month of one another last fall at Fairwinds – Desert Point in Arizona....Read More
WHEELCHAIR BOUND? NOT ON YOUR LIFE. Two years ago, Helen Scruggs was in a wheelchair. Her doctors and family members told her she’d be there the rest of her life—they all believed that her injuries from a fall were too severe for her to ever be strong or stable enough to walk again. Helen, however,...Read More
SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS Standing at a petite 4’ 6”, Pauline Livingston moves through life as if she were six feet tall. No reservations, no cares, certainly not scared of adventure. If someone challenges her, or when she challenges herself, she rises to the occasion. Life as a farmer’s wife had challenges all its own for...Read More
ANOTHER MAJOR LEAGUE CELEBRATION OF A GREAT LIFE Missouri is known as the “Show Me” state, so it’s no surprise that the people of St. Louis really know how to put on a show! After a full year of planning, the city’s red carpet was rolled out to celebrate the 90th birthday of St. Louis’s...Read More
A LIFE IN FAST MOTION A body in motion tends to stay in motion, and at Leisure Care we know that life is just getting started at retirement. At Fairwinds – River’s Edge in St. Charles, Missouri, one Leisure Care resident embodies this idea, even in the face of daunting health challenges and devastating personal loss. Lee Nunn was...Read More
Retirement should feel like you're on a permanent vacation which is exactly why our communities celebrate freedom from obligation, helping you pursue new interests.