Becky – Granddaughter of Resident

I want to say “Thank You” for the care that you provided to my grandpa and his family. The last few years of my grandpa’s life were very difficult for my aunt and my dad. The only thing that eased their minds was knowing that grandpa was both safe and well cared for. My […]

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Harland – Husband of Resident

My wife, MarJean has been at Heartwood for almost two years. One of the factors that helped me and my children choose Heartwood was the promise of Jason Schmitz that MarJean could live at Heartwood no matter how much her Alzheimer’s disease affected her. The ratio of staff to residents was another determining factor. […]

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Gary V. – Son of Resident

It is so hard to remove a parent from their home. We wanted our mother to be somewhere that people would treat her with respect and make her feel comfortable, especially because her dementia had made her afraid. When we talked with Jason, we had that comfort level. We got to know the staff […]

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Lenore & Family – Daughter of Resident

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Carol, Daughter of Resident

It is said, “When a door closes, a window opens.” That is exactly how we feel about having our sister Dorothy living at Heartwood Senior Living. The happiness that shows on Dorothy’s face when she proudly displays her room shows that the staff take time to make her feel special. It takes a special […]

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