The moniker “retirement home food” may send chills up and down the spines of most people, but Belmont Village Senior Living Lakeway isn’t your average grandparents’ retirement community and neither is its food.
At Belmont Village’s signature restaurant Josephine’s Kitchen, residents and their guests enjoy three delicious chef-prepared meals with more than 24 daily menu choices. Each dish is made from scratch, prepared daily on-site using only the freshest ingredients sourced from local vendors whenever possible. Each day, the menu also features three rotating specials: a fish of the day, a pasta of the day, and a chef’s special as well as rotating seasonal soups and desserts. Continue reading “Belmont Village Lakeway and its award-winning chef serve up unrivaled culinary delights for residents”
Around 20 name-brand purses went to the highest bidders at the Purses with a Purpose Charity Auction held Thursday, Aug. 23, at Belmont Village.
Some of the senior living community’s residents decided they wanted to help other people, so a group called the Belmont Helping Hands was formed, said Activity Program Coordinator Tonya Marina. She said eight residents saw the project through from start to finish, coming up with the idea to gather handbags for women facing transition in their lives and then fill them with things they would need like toothbrushes, deodorant and shampoo.
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Without significant medical advances, the year 2050 will see the number of people with Alzheimer’s double from today’s level, reaching nearly 14 million. The total number of dementia patients across the globe could triple during that timeframe, hitting 152 million.
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One local Kentucky couple, Bruce and Kelley Dawkins, is doing something few of us would even consider. They are riding their bicycles across the country.
They’re doing this for a special cause, to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. Kelley’s grandmother had Alzheimer’s disease and now her mother who resides at Belmont Village St. Matthews in Lousiviille, KY, is in the late stages of it. Her symptoms became apparent soon after retirement, after working most of her life. Continue reading “Kentucky Couple Rides Cross Country for Alzheimer’s Awareness”
Belmont Village Senior Living has topped out its seven-story senior living community at 700 W. Fullerton Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Contractor W.E. O’Neil completed the concrete structure with the final roof placement and joined with Belmont Village to thank the subcontractors who helped reach the milestone at a recent safety luncheon.
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The residents at Belmont Village in Rancho Palos Verdes are helping cancer patients.
Local high school student Hana Meroth was searching for a project for her Gold Award in Girl Scouts. She turned to her grandmother’s Japanese heritage for inspiration.
Continue reading “1,000 ‘cranes for comfort’ made by Rancho Palos Verdes residents for cancer patients”
Marjem Goldstein (right) and her fellow residents at Belmont Village Senior Living Hollywood Hills got to hear about baseball from former Dodgers player Tommy Davis.
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Belmont Village Senior Living was recently awarded certification as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute, an independent research and consulting firm. The certification process explored company culture and considered more than 1,500 employee surveys from across Belmont Village’s 28 community locations and corporate office.
The surveys evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job including employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. Continue reading “Belmont Village Senior Living Certified as a Great Place to Work®”
Belmont Village Senior Living’s Chief Marketing Officer Carlene Motto spoke with the Senior Care Growth podcast on hiring and employee culture. Read an excerpt from the transcript below or click here to listen to the complete podcast.
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