You At Your Best

December 2017 • Senior Celebrations

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Katherine's Place promotes independence and choice BY SARAH HANEY | NWA DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Katherine's Place at Wedington is a place where neighbors become friends and where everyday living is enhanced by meaningful things to do. Located at 4405 W. Persimmon St., in Fayetteville, Katherine's Place employs specialists in the art of caring who have taken the traditional approach to aging and replaced it with a setting that is much more like a community. Open since August 2010, Katherine's Place provides a home-like environment for short-term and long-term residents while promoting individualized care. Elders at Katherine's Place live in a community with individual neighborhoods, completely recreating the culture of long-term care. Residents are able to choose just how much independence they wish to enjoy, whether it's helping plan a meal, helping cook a meal or setting a table. It may be helping plan an activity or social event or taking part in a resident council meeting. With this liberating and innovative approach to their care, it is entirely up to the elders. Specialties at Katherine's Place include onsite physical, speech and occupational therapy in a large rehabilitation gym boasting up-to-date exercise equipment, an audiology chamber, full kitchen and outdoor walking and therapy trails. From the grand exterior and front entrance to the impressive lobby all the way to the magnificent fountain in the courtyard, Katherine's Place at Wedington provides all the comforts of home surrounded by amenities not found in traditional long-term care settings. The facilities boast spacious private and semi-private rooms, with common hearth areas and dining rooms the center of activity. Elegant spa areas and whirlpool rooms are available for elders who prefer a bit of pampering. Outside, a vast, park-style courtyard offers walking trails, benches, a grilling area and covered pavilion — all tucked within attractive landscaping in a quiet setting. Inside, a ballroom-style dining room, common hearth areas, visiting spaces, activity areas and a café round out the amenities while a surround-sound theater experience with 32-inch flat screen televisions and expanded cable services make the picture complete. In addition to the main quarters, two separate and fully staffed neighborhoods provide for enhanced long-term care for elders that seek added independence. A security system includes a 24-hour alarm, video monitoring and key-pad coded exterior doors for elder safety. Katherine's Place has a mission to create an environment of home and community with respect and dignity, while promoting independence and choice. For more information, please call (479) 444-6108. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017 | DECEMBER - SENIOR CELEBRATIONS NWADG.COM/YOUATYOURBEST | YOU AT YOUR BEST | 13 Can't Get Pregnant? We'll get to the bottom of it. Hope Starts Here Giving You Power to Overcome: IVF, IUI, Fertility Surgery and Advanced Reproductive Technology Call for an appointment today 918.359.2229 (BABY) 115 E. 15th St. Tulsa, OK

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