Lakeview Senior Living residents, staff back home

  Residents and staff from Westmont’s Lakeview Senior Living in Lincoln City evacuated, along with their neighbors, to avoid the approaching firestorms. The normally short trip to Newport took four-and-a-half hours due to the volume of traffic and detours around dangerous power lines and fallen trees. But the buses persisted until they reached their destinations…

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Initiative would ban fulfillment centers from Morgan Hill

Proponents have begun collecting signatures for an initiative that would prohibit new fulfillment and modern-day distribution centers in the city limits of Morgan Hill, and require more intensive regulatory review of all large-scale development proposals. Members of Morgan Hill Responsible Growth Coalition (MHRGC) in August filed a notice of intent to circulate a petition for the Responsible…

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ABC7 News: Uplifting letters sent to Westmont Village helps residents feel connected during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been esepcially hard for retired living communities.  A volunteer effort is helping some residents feel connected after being isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic. The last several months haven't been easy for people living in Westmont Village, a senior community located in Riverside, but they've received more than 2,000 letters that have…

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Westmont Village receives more than 2,000 cards, letters from Letters Against Isolation

Residents and staff of Westmont Village, a senior community in Riverside, have been showered with more than 2,000 cards and letters since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Those letters are from volunteers with Letters Against Isolation, an organization started by Saffron Patel, a high school student in Cambridge, Mass., and her sister Shreya Patel,…

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Honoring Avamere Rehabilitation

Staff from Sea Aire Assisted Living in Yachats and Oceanview Senior Living in South Beach gathered outside Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport on Thursday morning to congratulate the skilled nursing facility for successfully weathering a COVID-19 outbreak last month. The group cheered, deployed party-favor noisemakers and finished with an adapted chorus from Queen’s “We are the…

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When is it Time to Move to a Senior Living Facility? Westmont Living Experts Answer This Question and More

Today’s seniors and their loved ones have an abundance of choices when it’s time to move into a retirement community. But there remain many factors to consider when deciding the timing of that transition and determining which location is best for you. Experts from Westmont Living, which owns Mariposa at Ellwood Shores in Goleta, share their insights. …

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