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The Heart of the Holidays: Our Traditions

One of the most anticipated and beloved times of year at The Village is the holiday season. In our community, we know the importance of creating lasting traditions that our residents look forward to year after year.

At the same time, many of our residents have traditions of their own, and we look for ways to accommodate their celebrations. By bringing in family members, delicious meals, and festive decor (and fashions!), The Village really is the merriest place to be all season long.

This commitment to traditions is yet another example of what makes The Village different. While the holidays prove to be difficult for some people, it is our job – and our delight – to make each day brighter! Providing activities and routines for our residents helps keep any holiday blues away, and makes our community even closer.

Here are a few ways holidays are special to all of us at The Village.

Merry Meals

Although the food we provide at The Village is delicious year-round, our chefs give an added flair to the menus this time of year.

In the spirit of keeping traditions, our staff cooks make it easier than ever for our residents to host holiday meals of their own. For example, if a resident has always hosted Thanksgiving, they can continue to do so – and with the added help of our excellent catering.

Here’s how it works: residents let us know how many people they have coming, what types of food they would like to order, and where they are eating. Common areas are open for eating meals, or meals can be delivered directly to a resident’s apartment.

All of our meals are made at The Village, guaranteeing fresh ingredients and carefully-made dishes that everyone is sure to love. We are happy to cater to any needs you may have, so please contact us to learn more about the meals we provide, and how we can make your celebration at The Village feel like home.

Our Newest Tradition

Keeping tradition alive is important to us at The Village, but we also know when to change things up! Over the past two years, we have introduced a new tradition that excites our residents and our youngest visitors alike: Elf on the Shelf.

Started by our staff a few years back, our Elf made his first appearance, decking our halls with his happy self. Through the season, we followed the Elf on the Shelf tradition of hiding our Elf throughout the community. Residents loved seeing where the Elf showed up next, and involved grandkids and other young family members in the fun.

When the holidays rolled around last year, we had not planned to bring the Elf back. However, thanks to popular demand and residents continuing to ask “where is the Elf?,” we decided to make it a new tradition.

If you come to visit The Village, keep an eye out for the Elf – only time will tell what mischief he gets into this year!

The Annual Favorite

Each year, the residents of The Village generously come together to collect money for our staff, as a holiday gift for our work all year.

As a way to say thank you for this kind gesture, our staff hosts an annual talent show, which we perform for the residents and their families each year. The talents of our staff are always entertaining, surprising, and fun for the whole family to watch.

The talent show has become exceptionally popular – last year the auditorium was overflowing, and we even had residents stream the show from common areas and their apartments!

The gift from residents to staff, and the gift of our talent show to our residents embody life at The Village. We are a community based upon mutual love and respect for one another. The holidays are the perfect time to celebrate everything we are thankful for, especially for each other.

Making Spirits Bright: Our Commitment to You

At The Village, we are always looking for ways to improve the experience of our residents and heighten our level of service.

If you are a resident or a family member of a resident and you have ideas of how to make our holiday traditions even better, talk to a staff member today! If you or a family member are seeking a place to call home all year long, contact us at The Village today. We make every effort to make the transition of living in our community easy and fun. The holiday season is the perfect time to come by and see what our community is all about!

To set up a tour or learn more about our Phase 3 apartments – currently being built, but selling fast – we would love to hear from you.

And, as always, to all of our residents and their families, thank you for choosing The Village to be part of your life. The holidays remind us to count our blessings, and you are certainly one of them. Thank you for enriching our lives beyond measure!

 

Posted by Diana Ramirez at 3:19 PM

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