Green initiatives are making their way into retirement communities across the country. While swapping out light bulbs and installing smart water systems can save money, community executives say these moves are desired by residents as well.
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Children from a Chabad Burbank Preschool brought some holiday cheer to residents of the Belmont Village assisted-living facility Monday morning.
Dressed as candles, Maccabees and donuts, about 25 preschoolers performed various songs about dreidels, latkes and Hanukkah. The children sang and sometimes screamed their lyrics while the Belmont residents shook noisemakers and clapped along. Continue reading “Preschoolers spread cheer at Belmont Village”
Meet Patricia Will, co-founder and CEO of Houston, Texas-based Belmont Village Senior Living. From the company’s first community opening in 1998 to today at 24 operating properties and counting, Will has led Belmont Village from the early startup days through the launch of the operating company and first community opening to today as a thriving senior living pioneer. Continue reading “Senior Housing News Leadership Series: Patricia Will, Co-Founder & CEO of Belmont Village”
The residents of the Belmont Village Senior Living Burbank got to take in the sights and sounds of the season from the comfort of their home, as the St. Bellarmine Elementary School’s Kindergarten class sang holiday favorites and created a live-action Nativity scene.
In celebration of serving Nashville seniors for 17 years, Belmont Village Green Hills partnered with Bluebird Cafe for an annual fundraising event benefiting the Vanderbilt Center fr Quality Aging, a nonprofit research organization for quality geriatric care.
Belmont Village and Bluebird presented some of Music Row’s most celebrated songwriters for the “Writers in the Round,” cocktail reception and silent auction.
At a table in the lounge of Belmont Village Senior Living in Scottsdale, Eugene Graham wore a broad smile and a shirt depicting a scene of military aircraft soaring through the clouds.
He pulled on the edge of the shirt, stretching the fabric to display a plane that resembled one he had flown during his decades-long career in the Armed Forces.
And in a hallway of the senior living community is a framed photo montage featuring Graham. In the foreground, you see Graham as he is now, holding several of the pictures he took on photo-reconnaissance missions. In the background are images of him serving as a young man.
Many Chicago Cubs fans feel like they’ve been waiting a lifetime for their team to win the World Series. Some fans in Chicago-area senior living communities have been.
For 83-year-old Belmont Village Oak Park resident Vernon Barg, the Cubs fandom began when he attended a game during the 1945 World Series—the last time the Cubs vied for the pennant. The last time they won was in 1908. On Tuesday night, the Cubs will return to the Fall Classic, taking on the Cleveland Indians for Game 1, in Cleveland. Continue reading “Cubs Mania in Senior Living: Lifelong Fans Cheer, Reflect”
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s experts gathered at Belmont Village senior living facility in West Lake Hills on Sept. 28 to discuss signs and symptoms of the diseases with approximately 40 residents and other members of the community.
The panel of experts included Richard Elbein, CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association in the Houston area; Beverly Sanborn, the Belmont Village gerontologist; Iris Wingrove, a neurologist; and Teresa Ford, president of the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society. Sanborn created the “Circle of Friends” for Belmont Village to improve memory for residents. Continue reading “Experts offer insight into Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases”
Belmont Village’s Circle of Friends® program for mild cognitive impairment and mild to moderate dementia was recognized May 10 with the 2016 Best of the Best Memory Care Award at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Denver. Argentum, formerly the Assisted Living Federation of America, is the largest national association for senior living providers. Its Best of the Best awards recognize innovative programs and services that advance excellence in senior living. The award is given to initiatives receiving the highest scores from a panel of experts, across all entry categories.