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April Showers Bring May Flowers!

    April Showers Bring May Flowers! We have seen quite a bit of spring snow here in Colorado over the last month...but that is ok with us! Castle Country Assisted Living folks have been enjoying cozy days by the fire at our Victorian House, games and puzzles with hot coffee at our Valley House and even [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:05+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

March March March

    March 2016 View this email in your browser March, March, March! Spring is coming and the cold is fading! Both CCAL Staff and residents are indeed thankful for that. We are ready to venture outside more, plant some seedlings, take some day trips together and enjoy the sunshine! We are offering some fun events for our [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:05+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

December is National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

In this day and age, no one, regardless of their age or life situation, can afford to be careless about the security of their personal information. Sadly, however, just as aging brings increased physical and mental challenges, it likewise makes seniors more vulnerable to predation. Conditions such as impaired hearing and vision, and even [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:05+00:00 December 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

What flu season means for seniors and those close to them

Flu season is here, and taking proactive measures to protect your health is important. Measures can include drinking lots of fluids, washing your hands regularly, ensuring you get sufficient rest, avoiding close contact with people who are sick, and most importantly, getting a flu shot. Research shows that the flu virus disproportionately affects seniors*.  As [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:05+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet our team: Katy Carpenter

We’re pleased to welcome Katy Carpenter to our team as the new resident services manager. Katy will oversee the activities department at all three of our houses, developing programs, scheduling entertainment and coordinating events to enhance our residents’ quality of life. Already, Katy has immersed herself in the day-to-day lives of our residents to understand [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:05+00:00 September 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A new chapter for the resident services department

Here at CCAL, our staff and residents are sad to say goodbye to our resident services director Ann Rhodes. Ann first joined our team as a volunteer when she was just 16! It’s hard to imagine CCAL without her, but we know she’s going to do great things as she continues to serve the seniors [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Celebrate Social Wellness Month

July is Social Wellness Month, a great reminder that social capital is important for the physical, mental and emotional health of our seniors. Seniors with strong social networks boast higher rates of increased mobility, positive health-seeking behaviors, good mental and emotional health, and significantly lower rates of cognitive decline than their less-social counterparts. Research shows [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 July 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Castle Country Assisted Living Named Business of the Month

In June, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce named Castle Country Assisted Living Business of the Month. The Chamber President visited us for a special ceremony during which she presented us with our award. Staff and residents had a wonderful time at the ceremony and we were all thrilled to receive this honor. It is [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 July 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Thank you to our caregivers

June 11 marks National Nursing Assistant’s Day, as well as the beginning of the 38th annual National Nursing Assistant Week. At Castle Country, we’re not just thankful for CNAs; we’re thankful for all caregivers. Our caregivers serve such a pivotal role in the wellbeing of our residents. They not only assist with meals and daily [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 June 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Meet our team: Marlene Magante, RN

We’re pleased to welcome Marlene Magante to the Castle Country Assisted Living team as our new Wellness Director! A compassionate registered nurse with a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of the elderly population, Marlene makes a great addition to our exceptional wellness crew. From the first time she walked through Cantril House’s door, [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06+00:00 May 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments