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COVID-19 Update | November 25, 2020

  Friends and Family of Santa Marta, With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we find ourselves in an unprecedented predicament with many of us unable to see and visit our loved ones. Nonetheless, our community has much to be thankful for. Not only are we blessed with courageous residents and team members who inspire us …

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How to Celebrate the Holidays When You Can’t Visit

The question on everyone’s mind, how to safely celebrate the holidays this year? Along with family birthdays, holidays for seniors are perhaps their most anticipated times of year. Being with you and your children, being included in family meals and traditions — simply being there — can mean so much to a senior’s emotional well-being. …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, With Thanksgiving just six days away, it’s inspiring to reflect on the perseverance that has paved our way through months of uncertainty up to this point. While the holiday season may present new challenges, our hope for better days ahead is as strong as it’s ever been thanks to …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | NOVEMBER 13, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, Despite the ongoing wave of COVID-19 locally and across the country, our community remains resilient thanks to the dedication of our team members and the cooperation and support of our residents. Santa Marta currently has no positive cases of the virus among residents. This follows testing of all health …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | NOVEMBER 6, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, As we continue to see ominous daily rates of new cases nationwide and in the greater Kansas City metro, we remain buoyed by the perseverance and endeavoring spirit shown by the Santa Marta family. Thankfully, we continue to have no new resident cases. The two independent living residents we …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | OCTOBER 30, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, After last week’s setback, we’re pleased to report we have no new resident cases this week. On Monday, we tested nearly 100 residents in our Health Services Center (assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory care), all of which returned negative for the virus. From a staff perspective, our latest …

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Reasons to consider a faith-based independent living community

Why Consider a Faith-Based Community? The primary factors most families consider in their search for the right senior living community can include size, location, range of amenities, levels of care available and, of course, the costs associated with living there. But what about faith and spirituality? Living in a faith-based retirement community offers potential benefits …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | OCTOBER 23, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, We’re disheartened to share that we identified two positive cases of COVID-19 among independent living residents this week. Both individuals live in a villa, which minimizes the frequency of in-person interactions with others. Contact tracing has been completed and we determined that no residents or team members were exposed. …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | October 16, 2020

Friends and Family of Santa Marta, Several months into the pandemic, it’s reassuring that we have yet to have any positive cases of COVID-19 among residents at our community. This speaks to the dedicated efforts of our staff, who continue to implement appropriate precautions and procedures to keep the virus at bay. Our residents’ full …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | OCTOBER 9, 2020

  Friends and Family of Santa Marta, We’re grateful to report yet another week of no active cases of COVID-19 among residents at our community. This follows comprehensive testing of all residents in healthcare on Monday. Despite the promising results, we remain steadfast in our adherence to precautionary measures to ensure everyone who lives at …

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