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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.

Choosing the Right Senior Living Community Can Be Difficult

We were saddened to hear that over 100 residents will be forced to relocate now that Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs is being shut down.  Choosing the right senior living community can be difficult. We have put together a list of 21 questions…

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Senior Residents In The News

A senior resident of The Retreat at Sunny Vista was recently recognized in The Gazette. The article highlights his work with the FBI, and life in Mississippi battling the KKK.  He traveled to Mississippi in 1964 during the height of the struggle for equality…

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A Checklist for Visiting Aging Parents

This is a comprehensive checklist when visiting aging parents to make sure they are still doing well on their own.Many adult children can’t make it home to see their aging loved ones as often as they would like. The holidays offer an opportunity to…

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Healthy Eating for Senior Living

There’s more to health and wellness than the absence of illness. At the Retreat at Sunny Vista, we focus on healthy food while still giving our residents independence and choice. ​ The components of a balanced daily diet should be used as a guide. It…

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15 Communication Strategies for Someone with Dementia

It is unbelievably painful to witness a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, or any other type of dementia deteriorating. As the disease becomes more advanced, we see forgetfulness slowly transform into severe decline in memory, language, problem solving, and thinking skills. Eventually our loved…

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