Westminster Village has partnered with the Academy for Community Leadership co-sponsored by Muncie-Delaware Co. Chamber of Commerce and Ball State University by providing a speaker and sending a class member for many years. Currently we have eleven employees who have graduated from this leadership program. Since 1976, the Academy for Community Leadership has contributed to […]
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Check out this fun video from our recent BSU BINGO night at Westminster Village! Thank you Justin, Jeff and Josh, Ball State sports, Charlie Cardinal, Code Red and the Cheer Team for an awesome evening of fun playing BINGO at Westminster Village.
Myth: “I will lose my independence.” Fact: Many older adults won’t even consider living in a CCRC because they believe these communities will rob them of their independence. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Communities like Westminster Village are designed to give you more variety and diversity in what you’re able to do […]
Myth: “I’m not ready yet – I’m not moving until I have to!” Fact: Waiting too long can be a mistake. So many times we hear our residents say they wish they had made the move to Westminster Village sooner. If you wait too long it may get to the point that the decision is made for […]
Myth: “People at CCRCs just sit around in rocking chairs and play bingo.” Fact: On the contrary, there is a broad spectrum of interesting things to do. Many of WV our residents say they are busier than before they retired, but now they are doing what they enjoy, and often are pursuing interests that they […]
Myth: “CCRCs are just social Clubs for retirees.” Fact: Along with many fun things to do and be involved in, including volunteering and helping others, there are opportunities for learning, enrichment and service. New friends and neighbors (and staff) become like an extended family. The social aspect is one of the most important benefits of […]
Myth: “I don’t want to leave my family – and they can take care of me if my health changes.” Fact: Some of our residents say the exact opposite – they tell us that they made the choice to move to a CCRC, like Westminster Village, so that their family does not have to worry […]
Many older adults find that the home they have lived in for many years, even decades, although comfortable and familiar, has become too difficult to maintain. Even knowing that, what are the signs that say it is time to take the step to downsize into something smaller and convenient? Making the decision to move will […]
Myth: “A CCRC is the same as a Nursing Home.” Fact: No, a Continuing Care Retirement Community is not a nursing home, but a nursing home is an important part of the benefits of living at in a CCRC. Westminster Village offers residential living in apartments, Assisted Living, Rehab-to-Home, AND Skilled nursing care in our Health […]
Myth: “It costs so much money; I could never afford to live there.” Fact: When families are considering a retirement community, they don’t take into consideration the costs to live in their homes, such as; utilities, taxes, an emergency response system, maintenance, security, housekeeping, food, and maybe a membership to the Fitness Center. Actually, folks need […]