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Lakeview myDucks Recap

Lakeview Village Earlier this month, Lakeview Village hosted a webinar for residents, staff, and guests to help them organize what can feel like endless clutter and disorder. What was the myDucks webinar? The webinar was presented by Colette Panchot, Lakeview Village’s director of sales and marketing and Amy Gonzalez, myDucks.org representative. Viewers of the webinar…

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Military Couple Finds Home at Lakeview

Larry Lust spent 35 years as an active duty member for the United States Army. During those 35 years, his wife, Cathy, set up 24 different homes, moving wherever the Army needed them. Recently, the couple chose a more permanent place to live- Lakeview Village, a continuing care retirement community. Cathy was the first to…

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Pole Walking

Take a moment to picture an avid hiker & the accessories he or she may carry. Are you picturing sturdy shoes, bottles of water, perhaps a map and compass? What about a walking pole or two? Many hikers use walking poles of some sort, whether they are purchased or simply a sturdy branch found beside…

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Protecting Your Legacy

By Emerson Hartzler For those of us who have spent a working lifetime trying to accumulate enough wealth to sustain us through the retirement years and leave something to the next generation, protecting that “Legacy” is a big deal. So when the thought of paying entrance and monthly fees to a Continuing Care Retirement Community…

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Spring Picnic is a Huge Success

James K. Frazier It was something that no other retirement community in the area had done before, but Lakeview Village, a continuing care retirement community in Lenexa, Kansas, was up to the challenge: transporting almost 100 residents from their nursing care neighborhood to enjoy this past Wednesday at a spring picnic in nearby Black Hoof…

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All My C.D.s Are Earning Nothing!

Emerson Hartzler By Emerson Hartzler During the past couple of years, as I have had the pleasure of hanging out with folks at our Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this lament! Or a companion statement is: “I don’t want to take any risk, but I sure…

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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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