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News and stories from Sunny Vista

To keep up with the latest news and information from Sunny Vista, be sure to visit the blog frequently. You will find senior living tips, Colorado Springs’ news and more.

Tips for Moving Elderly Parents Closer to Adult Children

Memory Care Colorado Springs Daughter hugging mother on couch

If your family is like many others, you may have moved away from your hometown after college, perhaps settling hundreds of miles away from your parents. In other families, parents relocate to a warmer climate when they retire. But as parents age, it might…

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Virus Virus Baby – PPE Mask Up Challenge Video

Amid one of the most challenging years we’ve faced in recent memory, we decided to get funky with our residents for our #wecarewewear MaskUp challenge! Once the video camera came out, our residents put on their dancing shoes! We all had some fun being…

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3 Main Differences Between Assisted Living and Nursing Homes

Sometimes, people use “nursing home” as a general reference to any place where members of the senior community live. However, this is definitely not accurate, there are very specific differences between a nursing home and an assisted living community. Like assisted living, nursing homes…

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KKTV 11 Connects with The Retreat at Sunny Vista

Jen Lennon from KKTV 11 Connect speaks with Chris Pogar, the Director of Sales and Marketing at The Retreat at Sunny Vista. We are still accepting new residents during COVID19 while maintaining mandatory guidelines. We are also doing live virtual tours. ​

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KKTV Interview with Pamela Cooper

COVID-19 has led to a lot of restrictions for our residents including visitations and group activities. At the Retreat we have continued to get creative and find ways to keep our residents active, healthy and engaged. Our Life Enrichment Director, Pamela Cooper, was interviewed…

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A personalized approach to dementia care benefits.

If you have a loved one living with dementia, be it your spouse, your parent or even a neighbor, we consider you to be living with dementia too. We view dementia as a whole community disease. ​ The Retreat at Sunny Vista’s skilled and…

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Normal Aging vs Dementia

We’ve all had those awkward moments when we can’t remember a word, or when we spot someone familiar but can’t put a name to the face. As our loved ones age, we may notice this type of thing happening more frequently, and we may…

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Advantages of Senior Living Communities in Times of Social Distancing

To stop the spread of coronavirus, health officials have instructed the public to practice social distancing, which means staying home, avoiding crowds, and keeping your distance—at least 6 feet—from others. Many people who have been self-quarantined for the past week feel lonely and frightened,…

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