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Their Stories

Our residents and their families experience the warm community and compassionate care that makes Victorian Village special. Whether we did something special just for them, or were simply present when they needed us, these lovely people give their appreciation with these kind words.

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“I challenge you to find care like this anywhere else.”

— Rob and Rita

Rob wanted a to find a place where Rita could thrive, regardless of her age or need for medical assistance. He found that and so much more at Victorian Village. His mom Rita calls it “the Cadillac of nursing homes,” and he is impressed by the attention and care she receives. “A private room with the ratio of one nurse and two aides for ten people? You can’t get that ratio anywhere,” he says. “I challenge you to find care like this anywhere else.”

“The staff was outstanding.”

— Joan

Joan needed some time to transition from rehab to her home after a medical procedure that followed a bad fall. She made the decision to make a temporary move to Victorian Village for a stay in their Transition to Home program for 30 days, gaining her strength and confidence back that allowed her to enjoy her life to the fullest again.

“She has dignity again.”

— Bill and Gertrude

It was hard for Bill to see his Aunt Gertrude struggling with mobility, health, and hygiene issues. Even though she didn’t want to move to an Assisted Living community, she knew it was the right choice for her. They reached out to the Victorian Village, and within a month, Gertrude was in her private apartment. “I can’t tell you how much things have changed for her, and for the better,” Bill says.

“I knew it would be a great place for me, and it really has been.”

— Clara

Clara wasn’t nervous about her move to Victorian Village during the most active time of the coronavirus in 2020, moving in at age 102. “I was used to living alone before,” she says. “I knew it was temporary. I could be patient, God is with me.” Clara has enjoyed Victorian Village even more as it has begun to open up, recently celebrating her 103rd birthday in her new home.

“People here know what you’re going through.”

— Annette

Annette found support and friendship from fellow widows at Victorian Village after she lost her husband.

“She came here for safety, but she found friendship & independence.”

— Bob

Bob discusses how he found peace of mind when his mother moved to Victorian Village.

“We wanted it to be our decision.”

— Jean & Ray

Jean and Ray decided to downsize and move to Victorian Village before their health made that change mandatory. Over a decade later, they’re still enjoying all the community has to offer.

“I’m very, very happy I made the choice to come here.”

— Pat

Pat enjoys the activities and amenities at Victorian Village, but the staff and her fellow residents really make her feel at home.

“Potlucks once a month, a New Year’s Eve party, cards at the Community Center—just great neighbors and friends!”

— Wanda

Wanda loves life at her Victorian Village townhome, but she also gives back by volunteering her time with the rest of the community.

“After my stay here, I certainly didn’t want to go anywhere else.”

— Nancy

Nancy chose rehab at Victorian Village after her knee replacement; in fact, she chose it again when she replaced her other knee!