It’s Tax Time!

With tax season approaching, it is important to begin getting prepared to ensure a smooth process of filing. Taxes can be complicated due to several rules surrounding different financial scenarios for people. Tax information regarding retirement income, Social Security benefits, pensions, retirement accounts and more are all included. This in depth guide is designed to […]

COVID-19 Medicare Waiver Extended

Hospitalized patients may not need a 3-day stay. WHAT IT IS: CMS has provided flexibilities to help healthcare providers respond to and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. A nation-wide waiver has been implemented to allow Medicare recipients immediate access to care within a SNF without the standard requirements. WHO IT EFFECTS: Medicare beneficiarieslocated […]

State Health Inspection is Cause for Celebration!

[Garden City, KS, May 12, 2020] – A state health inspection is not typically cause for celebration; however, the team of professionals at Garden Valley Retirement Village have been anxiously awaiting their annual survey and are celebrating their excellent results!  Nursing homes (and skilled care facilities) must meet certain requirements set by Congress. The Centers […]

The Importance of Hydration – Especially for Adults Over 55

Are you drinking enough water? Most adults do not – especially during the cooler weather months.  Did you know that use of a heater in the winter months can accelerate water loss? The drier indoor environment is not the only challenge; When the weather is colder, your body will excrete more urine and without warmer […]

Seniors Enjoy the Silver Screen at Garden Valley Retirement Village!

Popcorn, snacks and smiles abound as Garden Valley Retirement Village unveiled their new in-house movie theater this week. “This creative initiative is one of several that the team at Garden Valley is pursuing in their ongoing effort to enhance the customer experience” said Bob Jones, President of Frontline Management. The idea developed while Matt Stephenson, […]