Stories

Stories help us understand the world around us. These stories were shared by caregivers who wanted to relate their experiences of their loved ones at Heartwood Senior Living.

Home is Where the Heartwood is

Our motto is ‘We put our Hearts into making you feel at Home’

Your parent or grandparent has lived in one place for decades. They have called that house or apartment their home for as long as you can remember. Losing the feeling of identifying a living space as “home” is one of […]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Roles Change

Think hard – do you remember any of Shakespeare’s “Seven Ages of Man” poem? It starts out with the most memorable line of the prose…

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women are merely players. They have their exists and their entrances, and one man in his time plays […]

By |July 29th, 2018|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Ah Yes, I Remember It Well

As humans, one of our historical characteristics is that we are storytellers! Remember your uncle Leonard who had a story about everything and talked about it at length for hours during every family dinner? Man did that drive you nuts when you were a kid, but now that you’re an adult and […]

Sandy – Daughter of Resident

We are very thankful for the wonderful care our Dad has received this past year at Heartwood Homes. The staff is exceptionally compassionate with the residents, our Dad calls it ‘home’ with a smile on his face!

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Meribeth – Daughter of Resident

Jason, you and your staff are angels. How you cared for my mother for four years before she passed in 2014! I rarely missed a day visiting her, and got more from every visit than I could ever put to words.

By |January 10th, 2017|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Carol – Wife of Resident

My husband is a resident at Heartwood Homes. He came to live there late in September. He was not happy about having to be there but after three months he has adjusted very well and is happy. It’s hard for me to leave him there, but I know he is safe, comfortable and looked […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Mary – Daughter of Resident

Our Mom (Peanuts was her name) spent the last couple of years of her life in the care of Jason and all of the wonderful caregivers of Heartwood Homes. We lost her last January while she was living there.

When we (7) children made the decision that Mom needed to be in a safer […]

By |February 6th, 2016|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Kathleen – Daughter of Resident

Mom had no interest in going to an assisted living facility, even though the rest of the family knew it was time. On the first day we arrived and set up Mom’s spacious room to look like home. When the time came to get Mom we brought her there and her first words were […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Meribeth – Daughter of Resident

Couldn’t be better – angels as staff.

By |November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Stories||0 Comments

Darlene – Daughter of Resident

Heartwood Senior Living has been such a blessing for me and my whole family. They, the staff, have gone out of their way in taking care of my mother, Myrna. They give the best treatment. The staff goes above and beyond their duty. They do everything they can so my mother keeps her dignity. […]

By |April 19th, 2014|Categories: Stories||Comments Off on Darlene – Daughter of Resident