News From Laurel View Village

COVID19 Update as of 6.21.22

By Angela Rizzo | June 21, 2022

June 17, 2022 Dear Residents and Families, Please read this COVID-19 update for information on the status of the outbreak at Laurel View Village This week we have identified no new cases of COVID-19 in staff or residents. Outbreak testing will complete on Friday June 17 assuming no positive individuals are identified. Historical numbers for this outbreak, which began mid-May: Health Care residents: 1, positive upon return from hospital, recovered Personal Care residents: 9, all recovered Independent Living residents: 11, all recovered Staff: 10, all recovered Once again, we are pleased that the outbreak has not spread any further. This will be the last COVID-19 update until more positives are identified. All residents continue to be eligible for visitation. We…

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LVV Golf Outing 2022

23rd Annual Golf Outing

By Angela McKool | May 31, 2022

In today’s’ world of rising healthcare costs even seniors who carefully plan and save for their retirement can run into financial trouble. This fund helps meet the needs of residents whose financial resources are insufficient to cover the cost of care. It is our mission and promise to these residents that they can remain here. Several fundraisers, including the Laurel View Village Golf Tournament , are crucial to contribute to this fund. Join us at the Windber Country Club on Wednesday September 14, 2022 for an afternoon of golf. Registration includes lunch, tournament mementos, all cart & green fees, prizes and so much more. Registration and lunch begin at 11:00 am. 1:00 pm is the shotgun start(scramble) with dinner immediately…

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COVID Update as of May 25, 2022

By Angela Rizzo | May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022 Dear Residents and Families, As we have announced we have a new outbreak of COVID on our campus. Each area on campus is affected differently. Please read this update to understand the situation. Health Care: We have one resident who tested positive upon admission from the hospital. This caused us to open our “red zone” to properly isolate the resident. We are monitoring other residents for signs and symptoms currently. We are unaware of any exposures in the Health Care Center from staff or residents. Personal Care: We have 7 Reflections residents and 1 other Personal Care resident who have been identified as positive. While there are no known specific exposures, we did test all Personal Care…

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2022 Basket Party Winning Numbers

By Angela Rizzo | May 7, 2022

Thank you for supporting our 2022 Basket Party, all proceeds benefit The Caring Fund. Baskets on Saturday, May 7 can be picked up until 5 p.m. and then Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (814) 288-2724 if you have any questions. MAY 2022 WINNING BASKET NUMBERS Basket 1 2715811 Basket 2 2715883 Basket 3 2715834 Basket 4 2715911 Basket 5 2715819 Basket 6 2715626 Basket 7 2715718 Basket 8 2715734 Basket 9 2715945 Basket 10 2715716 Basket 11 0969379 Basket 12 2715807 Basket 13 2715944 Basket 14 2715975 Basket 15 2715916 Basket 16 2715797 Basket 17 2715806 Basket 18 2715959 Basket 19 2715821 Basket 20 2715773 Basket 21 2715915 Basket 22 2715720 Basket 23 2715930 Basket 24…

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Become a Volunteer for our Music and Memory Program

By Maria Manon | May 6, 2022

  We are looking for talented and compassionate individuals who want to give back to their community. If you are interested in helping us with our Music and Memory program or want to learn more, please fill out this survey: Laurel View Village is a certified Music and Memory care facility. Music and Memory allow those with cognitive and physical conditions to engage fully and wholly with the world through the sound of music. Currently, our Life Enrichment team facilitates the Music and Memory program, and our list keeps growing of the residents who want to be a part of it, but we need more hands. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the survey or contact Nikki…

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Power Outage on Wed., March 30

By Maria Manon | March 26, 2022

March 24, 2022 Dear Residents, Families, and Employees, We were notified by Penelec this week that we will have a significant power outage affecting the entire campus next week due to an off-campus repair in the larger electrical system. This outage is affecting not only Laurel View Village but also homes in the greater community. This power outage is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The potential rain date is Thursday, March 31. We are meeting and preparing for adjusted schedules and services that day. Please bear with us as we work with very limited power throughout the day, some key items will operate on the generator but most of the campus will be without…

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By Angela Rizzo | February 23, 2022

Contact: Angela Rizzo, Director of Independent Living & Community Relations, Laurel View Village (814) 205-6289; Christina Gorschak, Lead Sales Counselor, Laurel View Village (814) 288-2724;   LAUREL VIEW VILLAGE INTRODUCES NEW VISTA PATIO APARTMENTS For Immediate Release: Laurel View Village, a full-service Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) also known as a Life Plan Community, is excited to announce and introduce new patio apartments for Independent Living residents. If you are considering senior living options for yourself or a loved one, this is a great opportunity to visit Laurel View Village and speak with both staff and residents. “Last year, we had the opportunity to explore a new concept. With three apartments available all at the same time, located…

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COVID19 Update as of 2.9.22

By Angela Rizzo | February 9, 2022

February 9, 2022 Dear Residents and Families, During the week of January 31, we identified one new positive personal care resident and seven employees from multiple areas of campus. Testing PC residents was again completed on February 7 and all residents have tested negative this week. We are awaiting results from employee testing for this week. We pray that this trend of reduced infection continues. We are currently following appropriate guidance for visitation during an outbreak, which happens to be different for Personal Care and Health Care. Health Care: Currently there are no positive residents in Health Care. We are open to visitation for all Health Care residents. N95 masks are required, and face shields are suggested; both are available…

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COVID19 Update as of 1.31.22

By Angela Rizzo | January 31, 2022

January 28, 2022 Dear Residents and Families, This week we have identified 3 new positive Personal Care Residents and 9 positive employees from different areas of campus. There are 18 staff who are currently isolating at home due to positivity or exposure. We are currently following appropriate guidance for visitation during an outbreak, which happens to be different for Personal Care and Health Care. Health Care: Currently there are no positive residents in Health Care. We are open to visitation for all Health Care residents. N95 masks are required, and face shields are suggested; both are available at the entrance of Health Care Personal Care: Because of the ongoing outbreak, we are required to close to most in-person visitation. Compassionate…

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COVID19 Update as of 1.20.22

By Angela Rizzo | January 20, 2022

January 18, 2022 Dear Residents and Families, We continue to monitor staff and residents for COVID-19. On January 17, we tested all Health Care and Personal Care residents. All Health Care residents were negative, while we identified 2 positive Personal Care residents. On January 19, we again tested all Personal Care residents and have identified 2 positive Reflections residents.  Personal Care residents will be tested January 24 and 31, as a part of outbreak precautions. Due to a possible exposure in the Arbor, we will be testing all Arbor residents on Friday, January 21. We are testing employees at least weekly, based on guidance, and continue to identify positive staff from around campus. Currently 10 employees are positive and quarantining,…

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