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Chris Kennedy and Ed Perlmutter visit Westlake Care Community

By: Brooke Criswell Lakewood, CO– Congressman Ed Perlmutter, part of the seventh congressional district in Colorado, and Chris Kennedy, Colorado State House Democratic Candidate, visited Westlake Care Community residents Thursday, October 20th. About 20 residents gathered in the living room as Perlmutter and Kennedy shook their hands and introduced who they were and how they […]

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Westlake Care Community Earns 2016 Bronze National Award

By: Brooke Criswell Westlake Care Community has been recognized as a 2016 recipient of the national Bronze Commitment to Quality Award held by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The award is the first of three distinctions possible by the AHCA/NCAL. The program honors providers across the nation that has […]

Golfers Donate to a New Education Foundation

By Brooke Criswell The 15th annual Saint Paul Golf Classic event, on June 23, 2016, took place at Green Valley Ranch Golf Course, where 140 golfers gathered to have fun and invest in a student’s future. Over $26,000 was raised in just one day. The event was the kick off for funding the Colavria Hospitality […]

How does your garden grow?

With summer rains (and green thumbs too)!          

Life is sweet . . .

When you have a COTTON CANDY MACHINE!!!!  (One of the many highlights from Nursing Home Week 2016)

What’s in your closet?

Have old clothing items that you would like to donate? Our community is running a CLOTHING DRIVE now through June 7th. Join us in giving back to our community and bring in your items.  All donations will be brought to ARC at the end of the drive.

National Nursing Home Week is coming!!

We are celebrating May 8th – 14th with some exciting events! May 8th – Mothers Day Tea May 10th – Talent Show May 12th – Carnival Fun Fair May 13th – Ice Cream Social Sing-a-Long

Spring is here….Almost

As the days warm, we are spending more time outside enjoying the beautiful flowers and trees around us!

Swingin’ at the Sock Hop (and Elvis was there!!)

Starting out 2016 with a bang, we celebrated Elvis’ birthday with a real live sock hop. Once Elvis started to strum, staff and residents were clapping their hands, tapping their toes and twisting their hips.    

Holiday Cheer at WestLake!

Sending you some holiday cheer from all of us at WestLake to you and your loved ones!

Who has Broncos spirit? WE DO!!!!

This Fall our neighborhoods got together competing to see who had the most Bronco spirit. Bronco neighborhood put on a tailgate party complete with a pony, Sunshine residents sported the jerseys of their favorite players and Peaceful ended up winning the competition with their spectacular entry involving a choreographed cheer. Once the food and drinks were enjoyed […]

Catch up on what has been happening in October

October 2015 Newsletter

Top Chef a la WestLake

Last month the gauntlet was thrown as to who could make the best chili. Each chef brought their own regional style…from Texas, New Mexico and Mexico….and each claimed to have the best one. We left that up to our own esteemed judging panel to decide. Texas won out this time but there may be a […]

Our April Newsletter is out!

A lot is happening at WestLake this month including a cooking class and a social with the Girl Scouts. April 16th is also National Healthcare Decisions Day. Make sure you and your loved ones have setup and shared your advanced directives! Learn more at www.nhdd.org. Click on the link below to view our current newsletter. April […]

It’s a wheelchair wash!

    Have you ever had your car detailed? We held a detail event but for a different kind of ride. This fall we partnered with volunteers from Optum to make our wheelchairs sparkle, Residents, staff and volunteers worked throughout the afternoon sharing laughs and enjoying the sunshine. Each shiny chair got a new decorative bag and topped […]

Dreaming of Summer at Westlake…

While we watch the snow fly, and appreciate our warm home, we recall the balmy days of summer!  Last year, a generous Lakewood Boy Scouts troop built elevated gardening areas for us.  We tended the vegetable garden all summer, and enjoyed eating the fresh produce prepared by our excellent kitchen staff.  We look forward to […]

A Big Thank You

  We would like to extend a huge thank you to all our partners who helped make the Golf Classic a success this year.  Together, we raised over $12,000 for Wish of a Lifetime, an organization that grants life-enriching dreams for older adults. In a season of dramatic weather, our 112 golfers were blessed with […]

WestLake a Major Sponsor of Golf Tournament to Benefit Wish of a Lifetime

Saint Paul Health Center Hosts 13th Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Wish of a Lifetime   Organization Makes Lifelong Dreams Come True for Older Adults   For the 13th consecutive year, WestLake will serve as a major sponsor of the Saint Paul Golf Classic, which this year benefits the Wish of a Lifetime Foundation.  Wish […]

Care Partners Enjoy First “Cooking with Tim”

On Wednesday, January 29th, we had the pleasure of welcoming Tim Beyer from Omega Marketing, who came to do a cooking demonstration and tasting for our care partners. On the menu was rainbow trout, green beans almondene and warmed German pretzel rolls (Laugenwek). Tim shared information about the fresh ingredients he used and answered questions […]

February Activity Highlights

February 1st – Avalanche Game February 2nd – Super Bowl Party  Every Wednesday – From Our Kitchen Cooking Series  February 11th – Classical Guitar with Peter February 14th – Valentine’s Dance Party

The Road to Remodel

  A lot of positive changes have been happening over the last 6 months at WestLake. This summer we juggled our dining – from outside picnics to eating in the living room – to get our new dining area and kitchen completed in time for our Thanksgiving Celebration. Now it is time to move on […]

Senator Cheri Jahn to Visit WestLake Care Community

WestLake Care Community is proud to host Senator Cheri Jahn from Senate District 20 on Wednesday, September 12th.

Glen Ayr Health Center becomes WestLake Care Community

Glen Ayr Health Center recently changed its name to WestLake Care Community. Located in the WestLake neighborhood in Lakewood, CO, WestLake Care Community is a 70-bed rehabilitation center and long-term care community.