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Bearing Fruit: Lakeview Village Teams Up with The Giving Grove to Teach Children About Food Sources

James K. Frazier By James K. FrazierLakeview Village president and CEO One of the special activities provided to the youngsters in Lakeview Village’s Child Development Center is learning where food comes from and how things grow. In recent years we have added raised gardens outside the center behind Eastside Terrace where the children raise vegetables.…

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Lakeview Village is Finding its “Chi”

Jackie Halbin By Jackie Halbin Lakeview Village Wellness Manager This year marks our sixth annual observance of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day—a celebration of the slow-moving, stress-reducing exercise that so many Lakeview Village residents enjoy. In usual Lakeview Village style, we will gather on the back patio of Northpointe, on the Eastside Terrace back…

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Lakeview Village’s Youngest Resident: Bill Leach

Rebecca and Bill Leach Although sometimes called a “baby” at Lakeview Village, resident Bill Leach and his wife Rebecca enjoy living at the continuing care retirement community in Lenexa, Kan., and suggested that everyone in their 60s should think about moving into such a community. Leach, 67, and his wife Rebecca, 71, started their search…

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Roth IRA: The 9th Wonder of the World

By Emerson Hartzler Emerson Hartzler The Roth version of the IRA has been around for more than a decade, but is still one of the most misunderstood programs that seniors will encounter. I believe it was Albert Einstein who declared the power of compound interest to be the 8th Wonder of the World. Einstein didn’t live to…

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What Is Your Number? Do You Know?

By Jackie Halbin, Lakeview Village Wellness Manager Jackie Halbin Maintaining strength, endurance, balance and flexibility is very important in our lives, no matter what the age – so stop thinking this is for the athlete or the fittest of the fit – it is for YOU! How do we know if we need to maintain…

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Lakeview Village Residents Enjoy Peace of Mind

By James K. Frazier, Lakeview Village president and CEO James K. Frazier Peace of mind is a state of mind enjoyed by most Lakeview Village residents, and the reason why is Life Care. For 50 years, our community has prided itself in taking the worry out of aging by offering Life Care contracts in a…

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A Celebration of Life

By Ken Smith, Lakeview Village resident Several long-time friends in my old neighborhood have asked me how I’m doing. Sometimes that phrase is just a polite greeting with no meaning beyond the greeting. On the other hand, it could express a real interest in my home at Lakeview Village. My former next-door neighbors may suspect…

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Lakeview Village Makes Way for New Patio Homes

By Colette Panchot Lakeview Village Director of Sales and Marketing Garden cottage demolition makes way for patio homes Proactive organizations constantly look for ways to grow and improve. As we prepare to celebrate Lakeview Village’s 50th anniversary of service to the greater community, what better time to announce some exciting plans for the future? Starting…

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Leaving a Legacy

By Emerson Hartzler In one way or another I think each of us wants to leave some mark on the world: leaving the planet in better shape, making things better for the next generation, or at least not having to rent our pallbearers. The part of that equation I get to deal with on a…

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