Dementia Boot Camp

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living has partnered with Never Alone Consulting to host a transformative five-week dementia boot camp led by Paula Levy, a certified Positive Approach to Care trainer. Held each Friday from March 1-29 at 2 p.m., each session will offer valuable insights and hands-on skills for caregivers and families.

With extensive expertise in memory support and consulting services, Levy’s comprehensive course will provide practical strategies, covering topics from facing dementia and developing coping mechanisms to understanding sensory loss and navigating the long-term aspects of caregiving. The course will culminate in a wrap-up session preparing participants for the journey ahead.

The course, free and open to the public, is limited to 15 registrants. To RSVP, call Laura Hale or Lee Larrew at 719-259-1331 or visit jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events.


About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge-managed retirement community, will host a free in-person support group for families, partners, and caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia on Tuesday, March 12 from 3-4 p.m. at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway. 

The new dementia support group will meet on the second Tuesday of every month. Dena Mackey of Optimal Home Care, Inc. will facilitate the 60-minute sessions.

The support groups are free and open to the public, but space is limited. To RSVP, call Laura Hale at 719-259-1331 or visit jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events.


About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

Lauren Hart

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge-managed retirement community, is proud to announce the appointment of Lauren Hart as its new Executive Director.

Hart’s career journey includes roles as a Business Office Manager in memory care and assisted living, advancing to Human Resources Director at a skilled nursing facility, and subsequently serving as Associate Executive Director at a Brookdale Senior Living community.

Lauren is a distinguished alumna of the University of Phoenix, graduating in 2022 with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management. Her strong educational background and diverse experiences position her as a leader ready to drive excellence within the Jackson Creek community.

Hart will leverage her skills to enhance day-to-day operations and foster a thriving community environment. Her strategic approach and hands-on engagement will contribute to the continued growth and well-being of residents.

Beyond her professional achievements, she finds joy in outdoor activities, including lakeside days, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and avidly cheering for her favorite hockey teams. Her passion for both work and personal pursuits makes her a valuable addition to the Jackson Creek family.

About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and a day retreat program for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

Tammy Phillips

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge Senior Living-managed retirement community, has named Tammy Phillips as its new Assisted Living Director.

With a nursing background and a bachelor’s degree in health care administration, Phillips brings a wealth of experience, including serving as the Assisted Living Director at The Palisades at Broadmoor Park and the Patient Care Coordinator at UnitedHealth Group. Phillips will oversee the day-to-day operations of Jackson Creek’s assisted living community, ensuring residents receive the best possible care as she considers geriatrics a calling and duty.

“Tammy’s commitment to compassionate care and deep healthcare expertise make her a valuable addition to our team,” said Elizabeth Girling, vice president of operations at WellAge.

Phillips is passionate about ensuring top-tier care for residents, leveraging her dedication to geriatrics and a belief that quality of life is paramount. Her personal interests include outdoor activities like trail running and cross-country skiing, along with a love for literature.

About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and a day retreat program for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

Lynne Sacatelli

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge Senior Living-managed retirement community, has named Lynne Sacatelli, RN, to the role of Health & Wellness Director, overseeing clinical care for residents receiving the community’s assisted living and memory support services.

Sacatelli has worked with older adults for years and brings a wealth of experience in intensive care, brain injuries, and emergency medicine, specializing in wound care and certified in infection prevention. With eight years as an assistant director of nursing in skilled nursing facilities, Sacatelli’s leadership aligns with Jackson Creek’s commitment to exceptional resident care.

“I am thrilled to join the Jackson Creek team and contribute to our residents’ well-being,” she said.

About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and a day retreat program for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

MONUMENT — Residents at Jackson Creek have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. Most events are complimentary and open to the public. Please RSVP by the day prior to each event at 719-259-1331 or jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events.

Scouts Flag Retirement Ceremony

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m.
Eagle Scouts will respectfully burn and properly dispose of worn U.S. flags during a Veterans Day ceremony.

Age Resources Presents Dr. Terri Cassidy

Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. | Theatre
Dr. Terri Cassidy, Occupational Therapist and owner of Health Promotion Partners, will offer tips to improve safety, independence, mobility, and overall well-being for you and your loved ones.

Estate Planning & Long-Term Care Insurance Strategies

Saturday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m.
Financial experts from Northwestern Mutual will present an informal and friendly conversation about estate planning and long-term care insurance.

Thanksgiving Dinner | $18 ticket required

Thursday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Give thanks and enjoy a delicious meal with residents and families at our annual Thanksgiving feast. Purchase tickets by calling Laura Hale or Nancy Cristadoro at 719-259-1331.

Ms. Lovely Lady Holiday Pageant

Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 1:30 p.m. | Columbine Room
Help us crown our next queen! Ms. Lovely Lady is a non-sanctioned fun pageant created by Ms. Colorado Senior America and hosted at Front Range senior living communities.


About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

Rocio Jackson

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge Senior Living-managed retirement community, has named Rocio Jackson as its new Memory Support Director.

Jackson brings more than a decade of senior living experience to the position. She is the former referral intake coordinator of a hospice, home health, and palliative care organization in Colorado Springs.

Her educational background includes bachelor’s and master’s degrees in healthcare administration and a minor in finance from Ashford University. She is also a certified nurse aide and a qualified medication administration personnel.

Jackson will oversee the day-to-day operations of the memory support community, including the new Creekside Day Retreat, monitoring the health and well-being of residents to ensure a safe and satisfying environment for everyone. She is looking forward to working with families to build individualized care plans that help residents living with dementia thrive.

Originally from México, Jackson has been a Colorado Springs resident for the past 28 years and serves on the Board of Directors for Peak Vista Community Health Centers.

About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and a day retreat program for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

MONUMENT — Jackson Creek Senior Living is pleased to present two informative Medicare talks featuring Nancy Turkal, a Colorado Springs-based Medicare insurance broker with Medicare Mentors. Free and open to the public, these talks are being held at Jackson Creek Senior Living, 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway.

  • On Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m., Turkal will host a question-and-answer session on the basics of Medicare.
  • On Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m., Turkal will present Medicare 101, highlighting the basics of Medicare coverage as well as changes pending with the new enrollment year. A question-and-answer session will follow her overview presentation.

For more information or to attend either of these events, call 719-725-6060 or RSVP online at jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events.


About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

MONUMENT — Jackson Creek Senior Living today announced it will participate in Colorado Springs’ 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m., and is the proud sponsor of this year’s photo booth.

The annual event will take place at Memorial Park at Prospect Lake, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., and all funds raised will further the care, support, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. 

If you’d like to join or support Jackson Creek’s team of walkers, call Laura Hale at 719-259-1331 or visit our team page at act.alz.org.

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About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

MONUMENTJackson Creek Senior Living, a WellAge-managed retirement community, will host a guest speaker from United Healthcare to discuss “Exploring Medicare Advantage Plans” on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 4 — 6 p.m.

Members of the public are invited to visit Jackson Creek Senior Living’s campus, located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway in Monument, to learn more about the UnitedHealthcare® Assisted Living Plan. While here, guests can enjoy a frozen treat from Lori Lynn’s Cookies and Ice Cream and find out how to take advantage of these extra benefits designed for residents of assisted living communities.

This educational presentation and ice cream social is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call 719-725-1331 or visit jacksoncreekseniorliving.com/events.


About Jackson Creek Senior Living
Located at 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a Colorado-based retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory support, respite care, and day retreat services for seniors aged 62-plus. The community is managed by WellAge Senior Living, a respected senior care management company.

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