Social Distancing Independent Activities

Independent activities may foster imagination and creative play, allow you to have some quiet time, teach patience and resilience, as well as increase self-reliance. Even before social distancing, it is always important for us all to engage in some sort of independent activity. Pictured here we have a Spearly resident engaging in arts and crafts […]

Spearly Sidekick 1:1 Exercise Program

Sidekicks nurture a person’s spirit. Spearly Sidekick Associates provide reassuring kind words to pick up our resident’s mood and bring a smile to their face. Sidekicks provide compassion by listening with their hearts and empathy by trying to place themselves in the shoes of the residents. Sidekick Associates follow the Golden Rule and treat residents […]

Get Up and Dance!

There are many benefits to dancing, external and internally. Some of these benefits include: improved conditions of your heart and lungs, increased muscular strength, improved endurance and motor fitness. Dancing also promotes better coordination, agility, flexibility and will boost your mood.  To promote social distancing and encourage residents to stay in their rooms, “Get Up […]

Honored to Host Colorado Chapter Alzheimer’s Association

On Monday, June 29 Juniper was honored to meet, virtually, with Amelia Schafer, MS, Executive Director & Region 4 Leader of the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Amelia met with our Colorado Juniper communities to provide the latest updates in Alzheimer’s research, Alzheimer’s Association news and resources that we can share with our families […]

The Great Spearly TV Giveaway!

Juniper Village at The Spearly Center always goes above and beyond to make residents feel more comfortable but during the country’s new Covid-19 reality, they really kicked it up a notch! Televisions were generously purchased for residents that didn’t have one so they could enjoy watching TV and engage in independent activities in their own […]

Applewood, Lakewood, and Spearly Team Members Share Their Knowledge

On February 19, team members from Applewood Place, Lakewood Reserve, and Juniper Village at the Spearly Center got together to share their insights with other team members. Applewood Place is an assisted living community dedicated to serving seniors with needs ranging from simple activities of daily life to more complex clinical care, allowing folks to […]