Author Archives: Chrissy Sorenson

3 Ways to Celebrate Spring at Vista Prairie Communities

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3 Ways to Celebrate Spring at Vista Prairie Communities

 

We’ve endured a long, cold, snowy winter, and now is the time to celebrate the reawakening of spring—a season of growth and hope and renewal. Celebrate the season with events at Vista Prairie at Copperleaf, Fieldcrest, and Garnette Gardens.

 

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Meet the Team: Kim Webster, Vista Prairie Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Meet the Team: Kim Webster, Vista Prairie Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

We’ve assembled a team of remarkable professionals at our Vista Prairie Communities. With varied backgrounds and talents, our team has one common goal: to serve those who entrust us with their lives, health, and well-being. We transform lives by providing compassionate care and joy-filled environments in the communities we serve. We recently sat down with Kim Webster, Vista Prairie Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and asked her a few questions.

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Celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Month in April

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Celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Month in April

April is National Volunteer Appreciation month—a time to honor, recognize, and thank the  dedication of those who go above and beyond. At Vista Prairie, we are fortunate to have a number of outstanding volunteers in our communities who give selflessly of their time and show a true generosity of spirit.

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7 Healthy Spring Snacks

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7 Healthy Spring Snacks

Spring is a time of transition. Mother Nature starts over with blooming flowers and trees, you change out your wardrobe (goodbye heavy parka and clunky boots, hello lightweight jacket and slip-on shoes), why not switch up your snacking habits, too? Ditch the greasy chips and calorie-laden candy for smart snacking—actually encouraged by nutritionists in order to avoid overeating at meal time. In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, here are some healthy snack ideas:

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Free Lunch & Learn Dementia Education Programs Offered at Vista Prairie this Spring

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Free Lunch & Learn Dementia Education Programs Offered at Vista Prairie this Spring

Sundowning. Mood changes. Bath wars. When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, everyone—caregivers and family members—feels the impact of the disease. Why do they do what they do? And what can you do about it? Understanding why certain behaviors happen—and how best to approach the situation—will relieve frustration all-around. Education is key. Continue reading “Free Lunch & Learn Dementia Education Programs Offered at Vista Prairie this Spring” »