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Cedar Lake Village anounces a NEW Fourth Level of Care in Assisted Living

Friday, May 15 2015 11:19 AM
Categorized In Cedar Lake Village News
Cedar Lake Village has recently expanded our services at the assisted living community and have added a BRAND NEW fourth level of care for residents who would benefit from a higher level of care.  Among these changes is the addition of a licensed nurse to our staff on every shift.  This will allow our residents and families to have the security of knowing that there is a licensed nurse at Cedar Lake Village 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.     … Read Article

A God-driven '68 Ford

Wednesday, May 6 2015 10:51 AM
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A God-driven experience with a ‘68 Ford unfolds for memory care in Kansas Click the image above to view the video.   (Olathe, Kansas) – He couldn’t have known it would be so significant, but a trip Ted Asay shared with his grandpa in 1968 has become the ride of a lifetime.   Ted, who is associate director of major and planned gifts at the Good Samaritan Foundation, explains.   “He showed up at my house in Madison, Nebraska, o… Read Article

Olathe couple honored as they celebrate 81 years of marriage

Thursday, February 12 2015 10:33 AM
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  Dale and Alice Rockey (center, front) recently celebrated their 81st anniversary with family.   (Olathe, Kansas) – It was Dec. 29, 1933.                                     Alice and Dale Rockey in the early 1930s.                      … Read Article

Donate to CLV's expansion and Kansas tax credits are available for you!

Friday, August 22 2014 4:38 PM
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Looking for a way to make a difference in our community, and save money on your taxes?   Now you can, when you donate to the Cedar Lake Village expansion project. When you donate $250 or more to this project between now and the end of 2015, you'll receive a tax credit of 50 percent of your gift on your Kansas income tax return.    From the Executive Director, Joanna Randall: "I am excited to announce that Cedar Lake Village will break ground soon on its m… Read Article

CLV & Hoeger House Ice Bucket Challenges August 2014

Thursday, August 21 2014 10:55 AM
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​ Challenge accepted, Good Samaritan Society—Olathe! CLV and Hoeger House challenge AL Huber, Boulder Associates, GSS Senior Living Consultant Susan Nickerson, GSS Customer Experience Consultant Jona Freel and CLV Cook Jeronimo Ramirez! You have 24 hours to make a $100 donation to the ALS Association or take on the Ice Bucket Challenge! (Or you can do both!)     For more information about ALS or to donate, please visit http://www.alsa.org/&nb… Read Article

Macular degeneration and depression: Are you at risk?

Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:44 PM
Categorized In Well-being
Imagine if you could no longer read, drive or even recognize familiar faces.   For roughly 2 million older adults living with macular degeneration in the U.S., that is a reality, not an exercise in what if.   Moreover, according to a study from the Thomas Jefferson University, a healthcare research institution in Pennsylvania, about a quarter of those diagnosed with macular degeneration develop clinical depression as their vision worsens and life changes. &nbs… Read Article

Feel like you need to go all the time? You’re not alone

Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:42 PM
Categorized In Well-being
As we age, trips to the restroom can become more frequent.  When we are no longer able to make it to the restroom on time, accidental urinary or bowel leakage can lead to emotional, physical, social and economic stress for many people.   In fact, according to a recent government report, more than 50 percent of seniors living in the U.S. experience some form of incontinence. Older adults receiving home care services reported struggling with bladder and/or bowel co… Read Article

Common myths about nursing homes: Will Medicare pay?

Saturday, August 2 2014 5:39 PM
Categorized In Senior Care & Services
True or False: There is no need to worry about paying for a nursing home (rehab or skilled nursing center) stay. Medicare will fund everything.   Answer: False. Medicare only pays for a nursing home stay if the beneficiary has had a three-night stay in a hospital within 30 days of being admitted to the nursing home, and required skilled nursing care. The Medicare coverage will end as soon as the beneficiary no longer requires the skilled care.   The bottom… Read Article