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Investing for the Next Generation

The “conventional wisdom” of investing in your retirement years is to become more “conservative” as your age increases.  Formulas, such as limiting your percentage of investments in equities (stocks) to a number calculated by subtracting your age from 100, have been commonly used.  But as any Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) will tell you, each individual…

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Why Lakeview LifeCare? Peace of Mind, Fun Times

It might be an understatement to say Lakeview Village resident Ken Smith has a full dance card. He’s part of a book club, volunteers for various organizations and is admittedly coming to the realization that he must pass on events more often because he has more social options than time to do them all. It’s…

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Not Your Cookie Cutter Grandma

Eunice Litchfield During her days as an elementary school teacher, Eunice Litchfield maintained control of her classroom. Now in her retirement years, Eunice continues to take charge of her life. In 1998, Eunice made one of her best decisions. She packed her belongings and moved to Lakeview Village. “I didn’t want my kids to worry…

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Residence Feature: The Garden Cottage

Once you’ve made the decision to move to Lakeview Village, the fun begins! It may have been decades since you’ve last moved into a new home; selecting your own floor plan and finishes can be an exciting process. Lakeview Village offers a variety of residence options to fit your unique preferences. From apartment homes to…

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Why Choose Lakeview Village? The Neighborhood Feel.

At Lakeview Village, no one is spending their retirement sitting home alone, twiddling their thumbs. Residents are too busy taking advantage of all that our 100-acre neighborhood in suburban Lenexa, Kansas, has to offer. Our active seniors are often spotted loading their trunks with golf clubs, heading out to continuing education classes or tending the…

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Introducing the Patio Homes!

If you’ve visited Lakeview Village recently, you may have noticed that there’s a bit of construction going on. It’s an exciting time for us at Lakeview Village – we’ve broken ground on our brand-new patio homes! The new energy-efficient European design features a spacious two-car garage, zero-step entry, a landscaped yard, generous patio, two bedrooms,…

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Residence Options at Lakeview Village

As a continuing care retirement community, Lakeview Village has a variety of housing options for residents—from independent living to skilled nursing care.  Today, we are going to kick off a series of blogs that will introduce you to the variety of options you can choose from when you decide to move to Lakeview Village. Lakeview Village…

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Winners Announced!

Lakeview Village staff, residents, and children in the Child Development Center have been hard at work all summer, nurturing their gardens so they can enter their harvest into the “How Does Your Garden Grow?” competition! Contestants entered their homegrown veggies into four contest categories: biggest tomato, biggest cucumber, biggest zucchini, and most colorful plate of…

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Geriane Moore Walks the Runway
Lakeview Village Fashion Show

Earlier this week, a group of Lakeview Village residents put on a fashion show as part of a “For Ladies Only” event at Lakeview Village. More than 200 women attended the event, which included the fashion show, conversation, snacks and beverages. Every woman in attendance was also given a rose. To prepare for the event,…

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Stay hydrated, drink water. Sounds easy, right?

By Jackie Halbin, Lakeview Village Wellness Manager For older adults, staying hydrated can be complicated. As we age, we become less able to regulate the fluid levels in our bodies. This can result in dehydration, which is a very serious threat to our health—and it doesn’t happen only during the summer. Our brain functions somewhat…

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Investing Risk Re-defined

Emerson Hartzler As the stock market reaches new highs we will start to hear pundits recommending to all who will listen: Get out of “risky” stocks and into “safe” investments (meaning bonds, CDs, Money Market accounts, etc.). Unfortunately the perception of many investors, reinforced daily by the financial press, is that risk is defined by…

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