News From Laurel View Village

25th Anniversary Rewards Savings!

By Angela Rizzo | May 10, 2017

Have you been considering Laurel View Village? Now is better than ever to consider. Laurel View Village is celebrating its 25th Anniversary, offering Anniversary Rewards that can save you thousands of dollars. To learn more click here and we can help you begin exploring your options! We can help you take the first steps, call today to begin the conversation, (814) 288-2724, ext. 4284.

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Call to make your Mother’s Day Buffet Reservations!

By Angela Rizzo | May 8, 2017
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Farm to Table Restaurant at Laurel View Village Open to Public

By Angela Rizzo | May 8, 2017

Fresh Harvest, a new farm-to-table restaurant managed by Cura and located on the campus of Laurel View Village in Davidsville, opened to the public on April 28th. “Fresh Harvest delivers a unique, five-star dining experience in senior living – as well to the Davidsville community,” Laurel View Village CEO Michelle Rassler said in a statement. “We are taking the top trends from the restaurant and hospitality industries and adapting to the guests we serve.” Read more here

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Laurel View Village Announces 2017 Evening Concert Series

By Angela Rizzo | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 – As part of Laurel View Village’s 25th Anniversary year celebration, a new program will be introduced – evening concerts for campus residents and families – these concerts also free and open to the public. The third Thursday, every other month at 6 p.m. the Laurel View Village chapel will come alive with music from local groups. A variety of genres will be represented throughout the year. This is a wonderful opportunity for our residents and families to enjoy together, but also we encourage the public and community to come! The schedule is: February 16 – The Evergreens – Indie Folk Style April 20 – Walt Churchey and Jackie Kopco – Acoustic Duo June 15 – TREE…

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Dementia Live Training Offered Free to the Public

By Angela Rizzo | January 20, 2017

Dementia Live Experience This training is being offered FREE through The Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition (PBHAC) Location:  Laurel View Village, 2000 Cambridge Drive, Davidsville, PA 15928 Time: This training is 30 minutes in length. 30-minute time slots are available from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm Cost: This is a FREE training. (There are NO CEUs awarded for this training. Certificates of Attendance will be available.) Click here for more information or to register Registration Deadline: March 6, 2017 Target Audience: This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia. Description: In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a…

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Now Welcoming New Residents in Personal Care

By Michelle Rassler | December 20, 2016

We have completed upgrades in a number of our Personal Care suites, and we are now welcoming new residents. If you have been considering a change now might be the time to visit and investigate the amenities offered in Personal Care at Laurel View Village. First of all, please understand this is not nursing care. Our Personal Care residents are very active; they just want the assurance that help is nearby 7 days a week, 24 hours a day for medications, bathing, therapy, and so on. We offer studio apartments or two room suites that include bedroom, living area, kitchenette and full bath. Closet space is generous, and all meals are included. We have a dedicated dining room for our…

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Laurel View Village to begin MUSIC & MEMORY Certification

By Michelle Rassler | December 15, 2016
Music and Memory at Laurel View Village

December 7, 2016 –  How many times have you heard a song and a wave of memories comes back? Songs can make you happy, help you reminisce and tap deep emotions. The MUSIC & MEMORY program is all about bringing joy into the lives of people suffering from Alzheimer’s, other forms of dementia and a wide range of cognitive and physical impairments. Laurel View Village (LVV) will begin the certification and implementation of MUSIC and MEMORY in 2017. LVV will become one of over 3,000 certified facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada, but one of the first in the Somerset and Cambria County region. According to MUSIC & MEMORY, the approach is simple, elegant and effective: We train professionals in…

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Opening Minds Through Art Program Offered at Laurel View Village

By Michelle Rassler | December 15, 2016
Opening Minds Through Art

December 7, 2016 – Laurel View Village has partnered with Mount Aloysius College to offer residents the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. The program has allowed ten Mount Aloysius students to be paired with ten residents to create art and meaningful relationships through the eight week course. The OMA program has been implemented under the direction of Dr. Donald Talbot, professor of English and Fine Art at Mount Aloysius. According to the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) website, the program is a Scripps intergenerational art program for people with dementia. It is grounded in person-centered ethics and founded on the fact that people with dementia are capable of expressing themselves creatively. OMA’s mission is to build bridges across age…

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Reserve now for Thanksgiving Dinner at the Oakwood

By Becky Wicks | November 9, 2016
Thanksgiving at Laurel View Village

Call (814) 288-2880 to reserve your family’s table on Thanksgiving Day at the lovely Oakwood Restaurant.  

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WJAC News Reports on Our Mat Ministry

By Becky Wicks | June 16, 2016
Photo of Photo of Mat Makers at Laurel View Village

The folks from our Mat Ministry are once again in the spotlight. A local TV news feature will  highlight the Laurel View Village Mat Ministry in its “Making a Difference” feature. The story titled “Mats for the Homeless” is reported by WJAC’s Lindsay Ward, and will air on WJAC TV 6 on Friday morning, June 17 in the 5 AM and 6 AM morning newscasts. The story will also be posted on the WJAC website, and we will post a link here when it comes available. Congratulations to all in our Mat Ministry. We are proud of the good work you do.

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