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Kiva Newsletter for April 15, 2021

Here we are in the Spring of 2021, officially one year since the world was devastated by the virus, but a time when hope “springs” eternal, as they say. Kiva is certainly showing its bright side, with beautification projects both inside and out, new residents bringing their smiles and personalities to intermingle with the old […]

Newsletter for January, 2021

Whew! Happiness is 2021! Kiva has weathered the storm of the 2020 virus – and we are dedicated to regaining the normalcy enjoyed by our residents previously. As of this week, all of our residents have received the first of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine, with the final shots scheduled for February 7.  Any new resident […]

Newsletter for October, 2020

As we enter into the fall season at Kiva, we continue to benefit from the hard work and innovation of Cindy and her staff! First, and most importantly, we remain covid-free among both residents as well as staff. Nothing is more important than the health of our family. We have established protocols for visits between […]

Kiva Inaugural Newsletter June 19, 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter, where we hope to inform our followers from time to time of current happenings at Kiva! Of course, everyone is acutely focused on making sure the covid-19 virus is kept at bay. Kiva is proud to report that as of this date we have zero problems with either staff or […]

Amazing Stories of those who live past 100

There is actually an e-magazine called The Centenarian that concentrates on that demographic.  It is hard to believe but that section of the population is the fastest growing sector of the global population. “In total numbers the United States has the most centenarians with current estimates as high as 72,000. If the population of centenarians […]

Wisdom from the Dying

Wisdom from the Dying – Four REALLY Important Things So what have hospice workers learned about living. Day after day they care for those who are living their last days and moments. What do they hear over and over? Four things tend to be the consistent advice from the dying:

Embracing the change to assisted living

Facing a Move to Assisted Living? Moving to Assisted Living is not the beginning of the end, but the beginning of a new phase in your life. We have heard it said that life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass.  Life is about learning to dance in the rain.    And that is so […]

End of life discussion

Let’s talk about the unspeakable…  Your Death. “End?  No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path… one that we all must take.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King Some die suddenly.  Yet for many the process is slow.  They move from mentally able into Alzheimer’s Disease or some other form […]

Parkinson’s Awareness Month, 5 Things You Should Know

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month.  So it is time to learn a few things about the disease. NUMBER 1 “Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects one in 100 people over age 60,” states the Michael J. Fox organization. While the average age at onset is 60, people have been diagnosed as young […]