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New Memory Garden Coming Soon

Overhead view of proposed Memory Garden. Drawings by Kim Lukowski for JMP. Close up of the perennial garden.               By Jennifer Manthey Over the years, we have received numerous requests from residents, employees, families and friends wanting to do something in memory or honor of a loved one. As…

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Google Fiber Speeds into Johnson County Retirement Community

Beginning February 1, residents at Lakeview Village can switch Internet service providers and access ultra-high-speed Internet from Google Fiber. Lakeview Village began the process of bringing Google Fiber to the campus in late 2014, and construction on the project began in September 2015. “As the largest and most innovative retirement community in Kansas, it was…

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Lakeview Village Partners with KU Med on Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

Lakeview Village is proud to be partnering with the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in bringing an Alzheimer’s Disease prevention program to campus. Started in 2012, LEAP! (Lifestyle Enrichment for Alzheimer’s Prevention) seeks to close the gap between Alzheimer’s Disease research findings and action taken by at-risk adults. Namely, preliminary research indicates aerobic exercise may…

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Lakeview Village’s Skilled Nursing Facility Updated

According to the AARP, 68% of seniors will spend at least some time in a skilled nursing facility. As part of our Lakeview LifeCare, should a resident need skilled nursing and/or assisted living care, they will be able to remain on campus, with access to all of Lakeview Village’s amenities. Centerpointe Care Center serves 120 residents…

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The Crude Oil/U.S. Stock Market Relationship

As oil prices continue to tumble, many investors are seeing their investments take a hit. Chris Butler, investment manager and host of KCMO Talk Radio 710’s Saturday morning show, ‘Capitalist Pigs’ will be at Lakeview Village Tuesday, January 26 at 10 a.m. to discuss the correlation between crude oil and the US stock market.He will…

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5 Things Lakeview Village Learned from Active Aging Week

If you were anywhere near Lakeview Village during the week of September 27, you may have noticed a variety of events occurring around campus. Led by the International Council on Active Aging, Active Aging Week is a celebration for aging and active living where residents participant in wellness activities in a safe, friendly and fun…

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A Reflection by Joan Davies on the Before I Die Wall
A Reflection by Joan Davies on the “Before I Die” Wall

Always having been a person who liked accepting challenges, I was intrigued by Lakeview’s Director of Marketing, Colette Panchot’s, unique presentation in August entitled “Before I Die.” Her remarks and shared video challenged us to think carefully about those who are most important to us and to live each day to our fullest potential. In…

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Before I Die Wall
Lakeview Participates in the Before I Die Project

Conversations about death and dying are often uncomfortable or avoided altogether. Lakeview Village retirement community instead encouraged residents, employees, and guests to reflect on death in a new way, focusing on what they hope to still experience or accomplish in their lifetimes. We strive to create a stimulating environment with meaningful activities, which is why…

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Senior Celebration 2015
Richard Catlett Scholarship Program Awards High School Seniors

For many years, the residents of Lakeview Village have taken pride in being a giving community.  And there’s no better example of that generosity than the Richard Catlett Student Scholarship program, which on April 30, 2015, awarded $35,000 to qualifying graduating high school seniors who either work or volunteer at Lakeview Village. Jamie Frazier, President…

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