April 23, 2018
Suze Diaz — There definitely is no age limit when it comes to having dreams, as aging does not erase hopes and dreams. When the community comes together to share the joy in making a dream come true, magic happens for there is power in numbers. Recently, three community organizations partnered together to give loving care to a local senior caregiver.
According to a report from AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Alliance for Caregiving, the majority of caregivers (approximately 60%) are women who care for one other adult in their family: a spouse, a parent or another relative. Out of this percentage, about 55% are most often caring for a male spouse. The role of caregiver can be daunting at times and opportunities for self-care are greatly needed to give balance. The ways in which we can help support them are many.
Vista Village Senior Living is an award-winning assisted living and memory care community in Vista. With specially designed accommodations offered to make each resident feel at home, their industry-leading activities program is committed to empower their residents to live a happy and full quality life. One of their innovative programs, Vibrant Life, promotes life filled with joyful experiences, meaningful endeavors and abundant opportunities through “Livin’ the Dream”, an element of the program that is designed to make residents’ wishes come true. Vibrant Life Director Ashley Cole is heartfelt and deeply committed in her quest to fulfill her residents’ desires.Read More at The Vista Press