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Retreat at Sunny Vista Joins the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms of this disease eventually become so severe that it interferes with an individual’s daily tasks. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and accounts for… Read More

Dining at the Retreat at Sunny Vista

Engaging MealsSunny Vista brings fun and engaging meals to our residents. At our memory care and assisted living community, the Retreat at Sunny Vista, we have two dining venues for residents to pick from. Whether enjoying a full-service dining experience in the Pike’s Peak… Read More

Importance of Seniors Maintaining Their Independence

Independence means having the freedom to direct your own life. Seniors who feel in control of their lives often enjoy longer lives, better mental health, and lower rates of cognitive decline. However, health, mobility, and cognitive changes can threaten our ability to maintain our… Read More

The Retreat at Sunny Vista’s School Supply Drive

The calendar says summer, but the start of school is just around the corner. That means school supplies shopping for many of The Retreat at Sunny Vista’s team members. You can make a difference for their children and grandchildren by giving the educational tools… Read More

Helping a Parent Make the Transition into Assisted Living

Active Senior Lifestyle Colorado Springs group of residents connecting together

Moving to a new home is one of life’s most stressful events. Helping a parent transition from living in their own home to an assisted living community, even if they are ready and willing to move, can be challenging for the entire family. Employing…

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RSV Rightsizing with Caring Transitions

The art of Right Sizing Wendy Jane along with her mother have a family-owned business: Caring Transitions East Colorado Springs.  Combined they have over 75 years of caring with a strong background in nursing, sales, and ministry.  She is a mother of three and…

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March Event: The Essentials of Downsizing

Name of Event: Essentials of Downsizing Date and Time of Event 3/29/2021 6pm Platform that you plan to use: GoTo RSVP by 3/28/21 to Chris Pogar c.pogar@sunnyvista.org and Michelle Combs m.combs@sunnyvista.org Event details: Join Shelly Busby from Caring Transitions and Chris Pogar the Sales…

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Retreat at Sunny Vista Prepares to Offer More Indoor Visit Options

We are preparing for some wonderful family reunions! Just yesterday the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released new guidance that communities like ours should offer responsible and safe visit options regardless of vaccination status for families and residents. CMS put in place some…

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Is Home a Safe Place for Aging Parents?

Aging in place, or living independently at home, is the option many older adults prefer. It’s understandable why many people desire to stay in the family home as long as possible – it is comfortable, familiar, and gives seniors a sense of independence. As…

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