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Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 05-21-14
If you stop and ask an employee from any other department of a continuing care retirement community what a "Life Enrichment Department" is, most likely you'll get a one-word answer; "Activities". It's true that we do offer "activities" to our residents of West View Healthy Living's campus; but I'm...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 04-16-14
National Volunteer Week was April 6-12. West View plans to honor all of our wonderful volunteers during our annual Volunteer Banquet later this month. President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week with an executive order in 1974, as a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 03-20-14
A Health Care Power of Attorney or (health care POA) is a legal document that authorizes another person to make health choices for you when you are unable. Here are a couple things to remember about health care powers of attorney: 1) You will designate a primary person and several alternates to...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 03-18-14
We are happy to name Kayla Hacker as the volunteer of the month for February 2014. Kayla officially started volunteering 1 year ago after school. However, she has also volunteered on and off with her step mom, Karen Hacker, who works here at West View. When Kayla decided she wanted to volunteer...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 03-12-14
This has been a bitterly cold winter, with harsh wind-chill factors causing most of us to stay inside; trying to stay warm. This is the time we all start thinking and wishing for warmer weather. Ahh! Springtime - with its warm sunny days and the earth smelling sweet and fresh. Just right for...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 03-05-14
Since reaching another milestone, I decided that it was time for me to begin embracing what I have been preaching these many years. Things I already knew but kept making feeble attempts at becoming more fit! Now that I have full blown asthma and aches and pains that I attributed to my years of...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 02-28-14
West View Healthy Living participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in October 2013. The WVHL Team raised the most donations at the corporate team level at the walk. On 2/27/14, team members Kelli Beckler and Melody Hatton Kirby were presented with an official award from The Alzheimer's...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 02-19-14
Volunteer work improves the wellbeing of individual volunteers because it enhances social support networks. People with strong social support networks have lower premature death rates, less heart disease, and fewer health risk factors. (Fact Sheet: Volunteering as a Vehicle for Social Support...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 02-14-14
This month we are honered to acknowledge Sharon Pooler as the Volunteer of the Month! Sharon can always be seen throughout West View serving ice-cream, decorating Town Square and the tree, visiting with her therapy dogs or volunteering for Hospcie. Share has been a volunteer since 2006.  She first...
Submitted By West View Healthy Living on 02-12-14
Dementia is a general term for the loss of memory and other intellectual abilities. Dementia interferes with a person's ability to think, reason, remember things, speak, write and manage daily life tasks. Dementia is caused by biological processes within the brain that damage brain cells. Dementia...

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