In Harmony


Paula & David Assaf are hooked on our Community Center

Monday, October 03, 2016
Literally. In Paula’s words, “I am hooked on exercising there for two hours a day, six days a week. The bicycle, swimming, weights … It’s my routine and I’m sticking to it!” David agrees. He started working out with weights there ten months before his trip to the Antarctic. “I needed to build my strength up before embarking on that journey,” said Da Read More



If you have an interest, we have the club

Monday, October 03, 2016
To say the list of activities at Christwood is long may be a bit of an understatement. Impressive, extensive and inclusive? Yes, those are much better words to describe the vast amount of exciting and unique things to do at our lively community. Our residents play an important role in deciding what clubs and events we offer and, in turn, the participation level is outstanding. Many of our activiti Read More



Forever Learning

Monday, October 03, 2016
At Christwood, our mantra is Re-Imagine, Re-Model, Re-Fresh. We take pride in providing a stimulating environment where our residents are encouraged to grow and thrive. An important piece of that mission is our monthly Christwood Lecture Series. Put together by our very own residents, featured topics have included exploring The GEMS® Brain Change Model and PAC (Positive Approach to Care) Train Read More



Ten years and I'm still so happy!

Monday, October 03, 2016
If there’s one thing Joan knows it’s the joy she feels being a resident of Christwood. “I truly love everything,” says Joan. “It’s all fantastic. In theten years I’ve lived here, I’ve never had a complaint!” Living in a 3-bedroom cottage has been the perfect setting for Joan to entertain friends. She has a close group of friends a Read More



Our Lives. Our Plan. Our Decision.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
For people like Helen and Milton Dinkel, who want to make their own decisions about the future and enjoy life more today, a community like Christwood can be the perfect choice. A Life Plan Community, that is—one that offers a vibrant independent lifestyle, plus a complete range of health care services to meet potential future needs. Some people think communities like Christwood are all a Read More



Sisters happy with move from Metairie

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
“The best move we could have made!” That’s how Marlene Ruckert describes the decision she and her sister, Shirley, made to move to Christwood from Metairie last summer. The idea had its genesis post-Katrina. They were in their early 70s then and the cleanup effort was daunting. Realizing how much more difficult it would have been if they had been older got them started talking ab Read More



RE-Imagine. RE-Invent. RE-Model. RE-Furbish. RE-Fresh.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
These RE words are like a mantra to us at Christwood this year, as we celebrate our 20th year on the Northshore. We’re honored to serve hundreds of residents from the Northshore, the Southshore, and beyond with homes they love, a lifestyle full of possibilities, and a full range of health care services to meet their future needs. At Christwood, we’re always “on  Read More