Via Christi Village Features

  • Via Christi Hope to present Pace Race

    Via Christi HOPE will present its third annual 5K run/walk on September 21, 2013 at the West River Plaza location. The event was inspired by one of their participants’ rehabilitation efforts. The goal will be to celebrate those who are overcoming or learning to live with physical limitations.

    Registration is $25 per person, or with a team of eight or more, registration is $22 per person. The…

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  • Independent living options offered by Via Christi Health

    When it’s time to retire, the idea of maintaining a home becomes less appealing. Via Christi Health has options for retirees to not only maintain their independence, but also get the benefits of living in a strong community atmosphere.

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  • Memory Care

    Via Christi’s Memory Care program is an option for those who are struggling with dementia or have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The goal of Memory Care is to provide a safe and secure environment with the familiar comforts of home and the supportive care of a professionally trained staff. The Memory Care Residence at the Catholic Care Center has been received certification in the…

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  • Memory care residences: a loving choice by adult children for their parent

    After Priscilla Yeakley’s father died, her mother Silvia moved in with the Yeakley family. Silvia has Alzheimer’s disease. The family was more than willing to care for Silvia, but over four years the strain of providing that care began to take a toll on everyone involved, especially Priscilla.

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  • Via Christi Village on McLean Main Features

    Via Christi Village on McLean features neighborhood designs in both assisted living and the health care courts. The assisted living community offers a chapel, meeting room, ice cream parlor, intimate  dining rooms and a private dining room for the exclusive use of residents and their families. Healthcare residents enjoy the comfort and dignity of private rooms, as well as the sensory stimulation…

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  • Residents Celebrate Veterans' Day

    Court residents celebrated Veteran’s Day with the band “On Tap” with performers Mike and Michelle Nov. 11. Hospice Care of Kansas recognized Court veterans with a certificate of appreciation for serving our country. Assisted living residents enjoyed historical clips and TV addresses from presidents such as Eisenhower and Truman Nov. 11. They also listened to the D-Day prayer and sang patriotic…

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  • Residents Enjoy November Entertainment, Programs

    Court residents enjoyed Pam James with Memory Lane as she reminisced about “Sitting at Mama Neal’s chrome kitchen table eating snacks she made” Nov. 22.  Many of our best memories revolve around food and just talking about all the special holiday treats brings back memories.

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  • What's Been Going on at Via Christi Village Recently?

    Knocknasheega came to perform in the Court Sept. 27. This is a great Celtic band that resident Lois Crossley’s grandchildren play in. Mimi plays banjo and John plays mandolin. The band
    announce that their lead singer/spoon player was moving to Hawaii and after the performance approached Resident Social Director Samantha Seymour about singing. Samantha has been
    singing for memorial service/funerals…

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  • Via Christi Village Monster Bash

    Over 200 people attended the annual Halloween party Oct. 27, with more than 119 entries in the costume contest. Trick or treating throughout Assisted Living and 10 game stations highlighted the event. The theme was Monster Bash with a variety of not-so-scary monsters decorating the Community Room, which was turned into a dungeon for the night. Hospice Care of Kansas clowns were on hand to give…

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  • Via Christi Village Honors Employees

    Forty-six employees with three years or more of service were honored at the Annual Service Awards Reception Oct. 13, part of Via Christi Celebration 2011. Everyone enjoyed an ice cream
    dessert bar. Mark Mains, CEO, thanked the employees for their dedication to the residents and each was presented a VCH polo shirt with “Committed to Caring” embroidered on the sleeve.

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