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CALA Survey: Assisted Living Has Positive Impact on Residents’ Quality of Life

Is Assisted Living or Memory Care the right choice? Sometimes the decision to move in to an Assisted Living or Memory Care community is made amidst many challenges. But according to the results of a recent survey by the California Assisted Living Association (CALA), Assisted Living and Memory Care can help create a sense of belonging and control for residents, easing the transition and fostering quality of life. Check out the results of this survey, which focus on the real-life experiences of residents and their family members.

Marie Cassady Birthday Cake
Belmont Village Berkeley location
Burbank - Preschool Carolers

Preschoolers spread cheer at Belmont Village

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”

Patricia Will Portrait

Senior Housing News Leadership Series: Patricia Will, Co-Founder & CEO of 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”

Burbank - Holiday Carolers
Mike Severson, James Elliot, Sandra Simmons and Allen Shamblin

The Bluebird at Belmont Village

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.

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Eugene Graham Portrait

Scottsdale veterans honored through art

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.

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Wrigley Field Sign

Cubs Mania in Senior Living: Lifelong Fans Cheer, Reflect

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”