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COVID-19 UPDATE | MAY 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 Friends and Family of Santa Marta, Earlier this week we shared that a team member tested positive for COVID-19 and that we would conduct contact tracing. While most have shown negative results, three team members were positive. A fourth additional team member tested positive separately and made us aware. While on campus, …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020 Friends and Family of Santa Marta, We hope this holiday weekend was an opportunity for families to enjoy the unofficial start of summer together – virtually or at a safe distance – and reflect on the ultimate sacrifice men and women in our armed forces have made for our freedoms. While we’re …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | MAY 15, 2020

May 15, 2020 Friends and Family of Santa Marta, We wanted to start off by saying thank you to the countless number of individuals who have donated their time by sewing much-needed masks and gowns, as well as all those who have donated much-needed PPE during these challenging times. Currently, Santa Marta has no positive …

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When to Move to a Senior Living Community

Many seniors wonder about the perfect time for moving to a senior living community. Some believe they should only move when they need health care. Others want to enjoy the luxury accommodations for as long as possible. Some people pose the question to their children, “Should I move to a senior living community?” and find …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | MAY 5, 2020

May 5, 2020 Friends and Family of Santa Marta, Further to our update from Friday, May 1, we have very good news to share. The group we identified through contact tracing based off our COVID-positive team member have all returned negative tests for the virus. We’re very grateful for their cooperation and understanding. These residents …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | MAY 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 Friends and Family of Santa Marta, The last few months have undoubtedly been some of the most complex that any of us in the Santa Marta family have experienced. It feels like on a weekly – if not daily – basis, we all have had to pivot and adapt to the challenges …

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS | APRIL 28, 2020 UPDATE

April 28th, 2020 Dear Residents, Family, and Visitors, As we approach some changes in the greater community, including the end of the stay-at-home orders in Kansas on May 3rd, we want to make everyone aware of how that will impact our operations at Santa Marta. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has not …

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Life Care 101: What Is Life Care?

As seniors look for smart solutions for long-term care, more and more are looking into Life Care communities. They’re drawn to the peace of mind Life Care gives them about the future, as well as the immediate lifestyle benefits. To understand what makes Santa Marta one of the top Life Care options in Overland Park, …

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS | APRIL 21, 2020 UPDATE

April 21st, 2020 Dear Residents, Family, and Visitors, We have made a few changes in the last week that we want to share with everyone. We are still following the same restrictions listed below and will continue to send updates regarding any new restrictions that might be added in the future. In the last week, …

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS | APRIL 3, 2020 UPDATE

April 3rd, 2020 Dear Residents, Family and Visitors, We wanted to provide another update in our ongoing efforts to protect our residents from COVID-19 (coronavirus). We are still following the same restrictions listed below, and will continue to send updates regarding any new restrictions that might be added in the future. One new procedure we …

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