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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 [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00June 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, [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00May 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

National Volunteer Week

This year, National Volunteer Week is April 12-18. At CCAL, many of our residents engage in local volunteer opportunities, including working with Kiwanis Kids to serve the children at South Elementary; this involves mentoring and tutoring students as well as improving the school grounds and building. We also benefit from the help of local individuals [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00April 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

Each March brings National Nutrition Month, a perfect opportunity to take stock of our dietary habits and assess ways we can improve it to aid healthy aging. Here are some tips to consider: -Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables, whether they’re fresh, frozen, dried or canned. If you eat canned veggies, choose “reduced sodium” [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00March 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

American Heart Month: Living a Heart-Healthy Life

February brings American Heart Month, a time to reflect on behaviors that impact our heart health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming 600,000 lives each year. Luckily, we can significantly reduce our risk for heart disease and stroke by [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00February 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Meet our residents

Meet Betty, one of our newest residents at Victorian House. Betty has three sons, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She hails from Indiana, where she grew up and made her grand entrance on April 23, 1924. Since then, she has lived all over the country, moving from Indiana to Southern California to Illinois, then back to [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00December 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Honoring Veterans Day

Veterans Day is coming up. Each year, our nation observes this important day on November 11 to honor all the men and women who served and continue to serve our country. Currently, more than 21 million veterans live in the United States. In Colorado alone, we have 413,271 veterans, according the Department of Veterans Affairs. [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00November 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Valley House resident celebrates 102 years

Janette Still Smith taking her daily stroll around Valley House. One of our wonderful Valley House residents celebrated a pretty momentous birthday this week – Janette Still Smith is now an impressive 102! On Tuesday, Oct. 21, her fellow residents, staff and family threw a celebration in her honor, complete with music and [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00October 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Don’t let the flu bug bite!

Flu season is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to take precautionary steps to protect our health. For seniors in particular, the flu poses a significant risk. This nasty bug can cause seniors to develop pneumonia or dehydration, and can even worsen chronic existing medical conditions, including asthma, emphysema, and heart disease. The best thing [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00October 9th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Working with the community

At Castle Country Assisted Living, we are committed to working with local organizations to promote the wellbeing of the people of Castle Rock, Parker and neighboring towns. In fact, we view our relationships with community organizations as one of our biggest strengths. Not only has it allowed us to help those in need, it also [...]

2016-11-28T14:39:06-07:00September 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments