On the Forefront | February 2024

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ON THE FOREFRONT ON THE FOREFRONT

February 2024

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The spacious new office for the Bella Vida Sales and Marketing team is receiving rave reviews Read more

Hot Off The Press

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it’s easy to get caught up in our own little worlds, forgetting the impact a simple act of kindness can have on someone else. But for the compassionate souls at CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP (CLA), spreading love and joy isn’t just a once-a-year affair; it’s a tradition deeply ingrained in their company culture.

This year, a group of more than 30 CLA employees embarked on a heartwarming mission to brighten the lives of memory care residents at Presbyterian Village North ahead of Valentine’s Day. Read more.

Lisa Kanarek is a dedicated volunteer for Faith Presbyterian Hospice, regularly visiting the T Boone Pickens Hospice Center alongside her therapy dog, Gaia

In addition to her volunteer work, Lisa is a freelance writer and has recently authored an article for The Washington Post about her inspiring pet therapy experiences. Read more.

Click here to learn about the rehabilitation and therapy services provided at Presbyterian Village North.

Forefront Living CEO, Tim Mallad, was recently interviewed by The San Antonio Express-News about all things Bella Vida. Click here to read the article

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

In honor of Black History Month, Presbyterian Village North hosted two special guests, Dr Frank Morris and Hester J Moore, to tell their stories and discuss the importance of this special month Read more

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Former President Jimmy Carter reached the one-year mark of receiving hospice care on February 18 Just as President Carter has experienced the compassionate care provided by hospice servi many patients in similar circumstances find comfort in the speci attention and support offered by hospice organizations like Fa Presbyterian Hospice. Read more.

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In the whirlwind of our daily routines, it’s easy to become absorbed in our own concerns, forgetting the profound impact a simple act of kindness can have on another person ’ s life

This year, a heartwarming example of CliftonLarsonAllen’s commitment to spreading joy emerged when a small group of teammates set about to brighten the day of a special individual at the T Boone Pickens Hospice Center who just happened to be a huge fan of the legendary Dolly Parton Read more

Faith Presbyterian Hospice Music Therapist, Alyssa Price, recorded a few love songs to celebrate the month of love. Click here for her rendition of “Feel My Love” and here for “I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You.”

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Meet New FLF Board Member:

Meet New FLF Board Member:

Vicky Riley Vicky Riley

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The Forefront Living Foundation

2023 End of Year Campaign Results are in!

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Matters of the Heart Matters of the Heart

On February 8, Faith Presbyterian Hospice welcomed guest speaker Dr Carla Cheatham, to discuss “Matters of the Heart,” as part of the Project Renewal initiative, generously funded by donors to the Forefront Living Foundation Read more

The 2024 Each Moment Matters Luncheon was featured in My Sweet Charity Click here to read the article.

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Riley, a new member of Forefront Living Foundation’s Board of Trustees, has been engaged with Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the Forefront Living Foundation for several years.

NTRODUCING KATIE SNEZHKOVA KATIE SNEZHKOVA

Katie Snezhkova is the newly appointed Director of Resident Services for The Outlook at Windhaven (OAW), a position she was excited to begin on January 15. In this vital community role, Katie looks forward to developing engaging and enriching resident programs, while helping to grow a positive and welcoming community. Read more.

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Executive Director, Kristen Jordan and Director of Resident Services, Katie Snezhkova are revving up for success! Recently, they picked up a new vehicle for the community, a Lexus RX 350H. Teammates will be able to drive residents and prospects across the beautiful Outlook at Windhaven campus in style.

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Love was in the air at Presbyterian Village North on Friday, February 9, as seven resident couples gathered in the Auditorium for a lovethemed event just in time for Valentine’s Day. A crowd of more than 150 residents eagerly watched as, the couples participated in a lively game of the “Not So Newlywed Game,” putting their knowledge of each other to the test. Read more.

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STEWARDSHIP STEWARDSHIP AWARD WINNERAWARD WINNER

arded quarterly by the Forefront ng Foundation, the Stewardship Award is presented to an standing teammate of Forefront ing, or its entities, who displays he values of diversity, integrity, mpassion and stewardship. This person encourages patients, milies and their fellow teammates o thrive on a daily basis. This quarter’s winner is Director of Rehabilitation for Presbyterian Village North, Estee Cahani.

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Click here to read the February issue of The Village Bugle PVN's newsletter created by residents for residents

Presbyterian Village North is Healthy Senior Living certified from the American Heart Association. The Wellness team held many heart healthy events throughout the month to promote the community’s commitment to creating a culture of health for its residents. Read more.

PVN’s Wedding Wall

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Accomplished world-travelers and Presbyterian Village North residents, John and Betty Birkner, embarked on a memorable twoweek journey through Egypt. John shared tales of their adventures with fellow residents in McGowan Auditorium. Read more.

Assisted and Independent Living residents showed off their wedding photos and other artifacts in a community-wide “Wedding Wall” display this month

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