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Learn how a resident seamlessly transitioned into Assisted Living at Cedarhurst of Godfrey.Learn her story
Learn how a resident and his wife made a new home at Cedarhurst of Columbia.Learn their story
Hear how a daughter found a new home for her mother at Cedarhurst.Learn their story
Learn how a widower is living his best life at a Cedarhurst Independent Living community.Learn their story
Doctor Richard Hart is devoted to his lovely wife Margaret, who has dementia. While still living at home, an unexpected leg injury suddenly prevented Dr. Hart from being his beloved wife’s caregiver. The couple decided to “try” Cedarhurst for three months. Years later, they’re still enjoying their apartments, each other’s company, new friends, and a unique butterfly garden. Butterflies? You read that right. Don’t miss this inspiring love story.
Assisted living at Cedarhurst of ColumbiaHear Their Journey
Shelby Jean’s memory issues were preventing her from enjoying all of the things that previously brought her joy. She even stopped communicating altogether. Worried about her mother’s isolation, Shelby Jean’s daughter Shelly took her for a visit to Cedarhurst. Shelby Jean was reluctant and nervous, so it was a shock to Shelly when she realized her mother was engaging with others and didn’t want to leave. That was just the start of Shelby Jean’s Cedarhurst memory care journey. Get the rest of the story. (Spoiler: She’s thriving!)
Memory care at CedarhurstHear Their Journey
Cedarhurst Assisted Living resident Shirley met Joe, the love of her life, in 1948. After a nearly 60-year love story, almost 10 years ago, Shirley lost her beloved Joe. Still very active and into gardening and social activities, Shirley continued living in the house she loved, doing the things she loved, and spending time with the people she loves. But then, a near tragedy struck. While home alone, Shirley had a fall that required hospitalization. “I knew it was time to look at Cedarhurst,” she said. “I didn’t want to leave Godfrey, so thank goodness they have a community here.”
Assisted living at Cedarhurst of GodfreyHear Her Journey
Everything in Bob’s world changed when he lost his beloved wife. After so many years together building an enviable life, the loss hit Bob and his entire family hard. Not long after his wife passed, Bob started having health issues and wasn’t confident about living on his own anymore. Bob could still maintain his independence, but he was ready to get rid of the stress of home maintenance, and he wanted to make sure that if he fell or had an accident, he’d be in a place where he could get immediate help. Plus, Bob wanted more time to just plain enjoy himself, so he contacted Cedarhurst Senior Living.
Independent living at CedarhurstHear His Journey