July 5, 2020         
Trend Micro and Girls in Tech Partner to Help Close the Gender Gap in the Technology Industry   •   San Luis Obispo Assisted Living Professionals Releases Guidelines for Finding the Right Assisted Living During the COVID-19 Cris   •   AJC, Lithuanian Jewish Community Urge Seimas Not to Honor Lithuanian Wartime Activist   •   e.l.f. Beauty Announces Agreement with Marathon Partners   •   Support for Canada's Forest Sector Economic Recovery   •   P&G to Webcast Discussion of Fourth Quarter 2019/20 Earnings Results on July 30   •   Top Local Atlanta Executives and Leaders Join Women in Technology to Host Inaugural Virtual Gala, WIT Connect 2020   •   Most Americans Not Very Comfortable Returning to Restaurants, Retail Stores and Hotels for Next Three Months, Survey Shows   •   Proposition 21! – California Rent Control Ballot Measure Now Heads to Voters in November as Campaign Rolls Out 200+ Endors   •   Hormel Foods Announces Inspired Giving Commitment to Support Equity and Education   •   How Race And Implicit Bias Impact The Practice Of Law   •   All TTR Employees Get 12 Weeks Paid Parenting Leave   •   GrillGirl.com Launches “Grill School,” a Virtual Grilling Series to Empower Everyone to Learn to Grill   •   Coty Names Sue Y. Nabi Chief Executive Officer   •   Nintendo Download: Invert Your Aim, Invert Your World   •   Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams Delaware Department of Correction and Governor Carney for Politicizing Mask Donations   •   U.S. Soldier Desperately Seeks Public Support to Bring His Two Dogs Home From Overseas   •   The ODP Corporation Releases 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report   •   Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Donates $50,000 to National Urban League   •   Smarter Homes. Better Life. - Covia and the Ziegler Link•age Funds Look to the Future of Middle-Market Senior Living
Bookmark and Share

Hillcrest, Serving A Vulnerable Population, Keeps Residents Smiling Behind Their Masks During The COVID-19 Lockdown

Hillcrest, Serving A Vulnerable Population, Keeps Residents Smiling Behind Their Masks During The COVID-19 Lockdown

PR Newswire

LA VERNE, Calif., June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With a vulnerable population of over 400 seniors living in a continuing care retirement community that has been locked down since March, it would be hard to predict that smiles are the norm behind their masked faces. This is not your typical expectation of a senior living community during a pandemic!

The Wall Street Journal reported on June 1, 2020: "the first major federal effort to measure the deadly impact of the new corona virus in nursing homes found approximately 26,000 deaths, a total that likely falls short of showing the full toll on some of the most vulnerable in America." However, "a tally from data from around the U.S. shows more than 42,000 deaths and over 200,000 cases in long term care facilities including nursing homes and assisted living sites. This total likely undercuts the full outbreak."

Not one case of COVID -19 has been contracted at Hillcrest Independent Living sites, Assisted Living sites or inside it's 59 bed skilled nursing facility, Woods Health Services. All the while, since the CDC mandated a lockdown of all nursing homes and retirement facilities, accommodations for programs, activities, and fitness routines have been provided, virtually, that is.  Woods Health Services has been ahead of the curve in preparing a mitigation strategy for a potential surge.

History: Hillcrest began in 1947 when La Verne residents partnered with the Church of the Brethren to create a retirement home for the community. From 10 cottages, a manor and chapel, Hillcrest evolved to more than 55 acres growing to accommodate the healthcare needs of a rising senior population and operates the only skilled nursing facility in the area.

Hillcrest operates on the researched inspired principle that whole person wellness involves a multidisciplinary approach considering every spectrum of the wellness circle; body, mind, emotions, spirit, relationships, environment and pursuits.

The energy is positive as residents express gratitude daily for this safe space.

Media Contact:

Erica Reiter

909-392-4302

241135@email4pr.com

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hillcrest-serving-a-vulnerable-population-keeps-residents-smiling-behind-their-masks-during-the-covid-19-lockdown-301071022.html

SOURCE Hillcrest



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News