THE VILLA AT SUFFIELD MEADOWS WELCOMES RESIDENTS
10/01/2010

WARRENTON, VA, September 21, 2010 – After more than a year of hard hat construction and behind-the-scenes toil, The Villa at Suffield Meadows -- Fauquier Health’s assisted-living facility – welcomed residents September 13.

Online PR News – 01-October-2010 – – The Villa at Suffield Meadows is a beautiful two-story facility designed to look and feel like an elegant Virginia estate.

Special features include:
● Fifty-six assisted-living apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments, with kitchenettes
● Neighborhood-style layout with common areas that encourage socialization
● Specialized separate memory-support neighborhood designed for residents with memory impairment or dementia
● A formal dining room
● A bistro for casual dining
● Beauty salon
● Movie theater
● Wellness/fitness center
● Library equipped with computers
● Walking trails shared with the 55-and older Suffield Meadows development

One of the first residents to move in to The Villa was Julian Caballero and his dog Boz (pronounced “Boss”). Mr. Caballero, a former CIA satellite expert, said he was delighted to be moving into The Villa. “It’s very nice here,” he said, as Boz capered around his new two-bedroom apartment.

Family friend Carol Kohler, who recommended The Villa to Mr. Caballero, said that The Villa staff has been great helping residents get settled. “Everyone has been so nice. We’ve called every day with questions, and they’ve been there to help with anything we needed.”

Why The Villa? Mr. Caballero looked down at the ball of fluffy white fur sniffing out his new surroundings. “If I hadn’t been able to bring Boz, I wouldn’t be here,” he said. He explained, “I have been living in a big house. Now I don’t have to bother about taking care of the house, doing the laundry or getting meals.”

Also moving in on September 13 was George Nevins, who turned 100 in July. “I can’t wait for the exercise room to be open,” he said eagerly. Mr. Nevins was a world traveler in his day, and continued globe trotting until about two years ago, when his wife of 68 years passed away. He believes, “If you want to see ancient history, go to Europe. If you want to see beautiful landscapes, they are here in the U.S.”

Now Mr. Nevin’s daughter and her husband plan to spend some time traveling. “I know he’ll be looked after here, and his granddaughter lives only a few minutes away. They are very close. This is such a beautiful place, and everyone has been so nice and so friendly.”

To learn more about the services and apartments available, call 540-316-3800 or go to www.warrentonvilla.org.

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The Villa at Suffield Meadows, Fauquier Health’s assisted-living facility, opened September 13.

About Fauquier Health
Fauquier Health is a non-profit community health system. A Planetree-designated facility, the organization is dedicated to high-quality, patient-centered care in a unique environment that considers the multiple facets of healing and respects the individuality of each and every patient. Located at 500 Hospital Drive in Warrenton, Virginia, Fauquier Health serves the residents of Fauquier and several surrounding counties. It comprises:  Fauquier Hospital, a fully accredited, 97-bed hospital; Fauquier Health Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 115-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility; the Villa at Suffield Meadows, an assisted living facility; the Wound Healing Center and a medically supervised LIFE Center offering health and wellness programs. Fauquier Health also has a 50 percent ownership in two joint ventures:  Fauquier Health Home Medical Store, a retail outlet offering medical, home health, and wellness supplies, and the Cancer Center at Lake Manassas, a state-of-the-art radiation treatment facility. Fauquier Health also operates four doctors’ offices: Fauquier Health Infectious Diseases; Fauquier Health Hemotology and Oncology; and Fauquier Health Rheumatology in Warrenton, and Fauquier Health Internal Medicine at Lake Manassas. In 2009, Fauquier Health provided $11.8 million in community benefit support to its community. More information on Fauquier Health is available online at www.fauquierhealth.org or by calling 540-316-3588.