July 2018

McKnight article
Caring for Those Who Care
CLC's Practices Shared Nationally
Full employement—that's the term economists use to describe a market where virtually everyone who can and wants to work lives. For places like Denver, where the current unemployment rate is an incredibly low 2.8 percent, "full employement" means both a booming economy and a particularly difficult market for retaining team members who care for older adults.
To meet this challenge, CLC has developed practices recently shared by national publication McKnight's Senior Living
Read full article here.

State's oldest WWII veteran, Nick Westendorf, celebrating his 105th birthday at Clermont Park.

State's Oldest World War II Veteran Celebrates July 4th

While many of us were flying flags, enjoying fireworks and family barbeques, Clermont Park resident Nick Westendorf celebrated Independence Day eating Rainier cherries and See’s chocolates, and recounting stories to family members about his World War II experience.

In particular, he reminisced about zig-zagging across the Pacific in an ancient troop transport ship with no armed escort. Fortunately, the ship wasn’t attacked and made its way to the Philippines.
Westendorf, who in June celebrated his 105th birthday with a gathering of friends and family at Clermont Park, has the distinction of being the state’s oldest World War II veteran.
Read more here!

Aged to Perfection featuring the Earthen Vessel Award Needing Silent Auction Items

The 13th annual Aged to Perfection featuring the Earthen Vessel Award event will be held on October 4th at the CU South Denver campus (off I-25 and Lincoln in Lone Tree). The event will raise money for the Resident Assistance Fund, helping qualifying CLC residents who, through no fault of their own, can no longer afford their care. 

There will be a vibrant silent auction, delicious international food, wine tasting stations, a live jazz band, and a short presentation about CLC’s mission, as well as time to honor this year’s Earthen Vessel recipient. The theme is Postcards from Around the World, and will tie our international backgrounds into every part of the event. 

If you wish to donate a Silent Auction item such as:
- Gift certificates
- Golf outings
- Mountain condo stay
- Pro sports tickets

or the like, please contact Lucy Floyd, our Donor Relations Coordinator at 720.974.3642
Read more about the event here!

We need everyone’s support to make this a successful event. Thank you!
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