GUILT: How To Tame the Monster

You know the feeling.  That dark, heavy, gloomy feeling called “guilt” that settles over your heart when things just aren’t what you want them to be.  If guilt were a badge that could be worn, it would be standard issue for adult children who care for aging parents. In order to do a good job as a caregiver, one must …

Memorial Day Picnic

On Memorial Day, Chef Dwayne, Karen (Activity Director) and the staff moved dining tables out onto the porch and gave St. Francis Villa residents a Memorial Day Picnic!  A perfect breeze and the shade of the porch made for an ideal setting.  We had hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and watermelon! Karen decorated with red, white and blue in honor …

Welcome to St. Francis Villa

St. Francis Villa is truly a community. We enjoy our beautiful surroundings with residents, caregivers, and visiting family members. We hope this information is a blessing to you whether you’re making a new decision or staying connected with us online.

Family Day

What a fun gathering of family and friends at our annual Family Day Picnic! On an absolutely gorgeous spring day, we can’t think of anything better than residents and their families enjoying one another.

5 Tips for Having a Successful Visit to an Assisted Living

So you’ve made a few phone calls and gathered some information.  You may have even toured on your own and now it’s time to bring your parent on a tour of an assisted living home.  Here are a few suggestions for making your visit a comfortable and non-threatening experience for your mom or dad: 1)  Avoid talking about your mom …

St. Joseph’s Altar

Chef Dwayne and many volunteers honored the memory of St. Joseph. St. Francis Villa is well known for our beautiful altars on St. Joseph’s Day. Stop by next year for a fava bean.