Our Activities Directors update our blog each week, so you can catch up on what’s been happening at Summerfield!

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July 10, 2024
Assisted Home Care Services: Revolutionizing Elderly Care at Summerfield Retirement

How Do Assisted Home Care Services Enhance Quality of Life?

As we age, maintaining independence and quality of life becomes increasingly important. Assisted home care services are designed to support seniors in their own homes, providing […]
June 21, 2024

Enhancing Quality of Life: The Role of Senior Living Placement Services

Welcome to Summerfield Info, your trusted resource for understanding the crucial role of senior living placement services in enriching the lives of older adults. As our […]
June 12, 2024
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Key Factors to Consider When Choosing Senior Living Placement Services

Hey there! At Summerfield Info, we know that picking the perfect senior living placement is a big decision. Our aim is to provide you with all […]
May 18, 2024

Experience Premium Comfort with Elite Senior Living Services

Welcome to Summerfield Retirement, a locally-owned Independent and Assisted Living Community in Utah County. We are dedicated to providing a home-like environment for seniors, where they […]
May 4, 2024
Senior Living Care

Discover the Allure of Luxury Senior Living Services

Welcome to Summerfield Retirement! We are thrilled to have you here and introduce you to the allure of luxury senior living services. At Summerfield Retirement, we […]
April 23, 2024
How Can Assisted Home Care Services Improve My Loved One’s Quality of Life

How Can Assisted Home Care Services Improve My Loved One’s Quality of Life?

Are you concerned about the well-being of your loved one who is unable to take care of themselves? Do they require assistance with daily activities? It […]
April 9, 2024
Assisted Home Care Services Providing Dignity Independence and Comfort

Assisted Home Care Services: Providing Dignity, Independence, and Comfort

As our loved ones age, they may require assistance with daily activities and personal care. Choosing the right assisted home care services is crucial to ensure […]
March 28, 2024
Senior Living Care

Understanding the Importance of Senior Living Placement Services

At Summerfield Retirement, we understand the challenges that seniors and their families face when it comes to finding the right senior living facility. That’s why we […]
March 14, 2024
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Enhancing Quality of Life with Senior Living Placement Services

At Summerfield Retirement, we understand the importance of enhancing the quality of life for seniors. As we age, finding suitable living arrangements can be challenging, but […]
February 29, 2024
What are the benefits of independent living for the elderly

What are the benefits of independent living for the elderly?

As we age, it’s natural to start considering our living options for the future. While there are various retirement living choices available, independent living communities have […]
February 15, 2024
Assisted Home Care Services: Revolutionizing Elderly Care at Summerfield Retirement

Assisted Home Care Services: Revolutionizing Elderly Care at Summerfield Retirement

Are you looking for a transformative approach to elderly care? Look no further than Summerfield Retirement, where we are revolutionizing the way seniors are cared for […]
December 3, 2022

The Gifts that keep on Giving

With the holiday season quickly upon us, silver bells and shopping sales are already in the air. Here at Summerfield, we love celebrating the holiday season […]
October 9, 2022

Making the Move: 5 Tips for Settling Into Your New Home

It doesn’t matter what age we are or even how ready we might be to leave our homes, moving to a new place can leave one […]
September 30, 2022

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do!” A Week of Celebrating Assisted Living

As Utah County’s premier assisted and independent living community prides itself, Summerfield Retirement prides itself on building community through activities, services, but above all our staff […]
August 13, 2022

How Optimism Can Help Your Senior

“A little goes a long way” as the saying goes, and the same is true for optimism. Here at Summerfield, we do our best to share […]
August 6, 2022

A Very German Love Story—Stories from Residents Blog Article August 4, 2022

There’s always a story at Summerfield. And no wonder, with such diverse residents. Every week, spotlights are done with the assisted and independent living residents in […]
July 21, 2022

Smells like Yesterday: Scent and Memory

Nothing quite brings you back to summers with grandma like the smell of freshly baked cookies. Here at Summerfield, fond memories are everywhere in the scrapbooks […]
July 16, 2022

5 Crafts that Beat the Heat

With rising summer temperatures and the occasional rainy day. For those in assisted home care services and independent senior housing alike, unpredictable weather can really throw […]
June 25, 2022

Father’s Day – Activity Report

Last Friday, Summerfield hosted a lunch to remember! All men were invited to join in with an outdoor barbeque at the main courtyard. With bright balloons, […]
June 18, 2022

You Are What You Eat—Eating Healthy as a Senior

As a senior, it can be hard to keep up with food preparation and dietary needs. At Summerfield Retirement our staff works around the clock to […]
June 9, 2022

Staying Connected as Seniors

The need to belong and feel loved is more than a basic human need, it is what makes life worth living. Here at Summerfield Retirement, we […]
June 4, 2022

Summerfield’s Got Talent! Activity Report—June 2022

Last Friday afternoon, the dining hall buzzed with anticipation. Residents of the assisted and independent living were encouraged to share their gifts and skills, and the […]
May 25, 2022
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Staying Ahead of the Game—The Brain Game

Here at Summerfield Retirement, we put comfort and quality in everything we do. Providing Residents the independence they desire without compromising the convenience they deserve, there […]
January 7, 2022

The Importance of Indoor Activities in a Senior Housing Community

A senior community is a place for people who are looking for a home where they can focus on their life without having to worry about […]
October 29, 2021
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Senior Independent Living And The Advantages That Come With It

Senior independent living is all about having more freedom and control over your life. You can choose what you do without any restrictions. This can be […]
October 19, 2021

Things To Know Before You Choose A Senior Housing Community

To live out your golden years in style, you may need to find a new home, which can be a daunting decision. There are many factors, […]
July 8, 2021

Five Myths About Senior Living You Shouldn’t Believe

Here’s the truth about independence, socialization and support in senior living homes. Maturing is an interesting encounter for every one of us, and entering another period […]
April 24, 2021

What is the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

Older adults in need of extra support and care have more options than ever before. In fact, there are so many viable options that the process […]
April 22, 2021

How do I convince my loved one to consider an Assisted Living Facility?

Your parents worked so hard to give you a comfortable, happy life growing up. They are the two people that cared for you and anticipated all […]
July 14, 2020

Window Visits at Summerfield

To keep our residents safe from the current pandemic, visits to Summerfield are a little different than they were in the past. Family and friends have […]
June 2, 2020

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

This June, Summerfield Retirement in Utah is joining with the Alzheimer’s Association to recognize Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Our past activities director, BreeAnna, would like […]
December 2, 2019

Santa Claus is Coming to Summerfield

Every year at Summerfield’s Christmas party, Santa comes down from the North Pole for a special visit to our residents. While grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoy sitting […]
December 2, 2019

Gratitude Thanksgiving 2019

Some of the residents and staff at Summerfield shared what they were grateful for this Thanksgiving. Their beautiful expressions of gratitude are a reminder of all […]
November 12, 2019

Holiday Food Drive!

Did you know 1 in 8 individuals in Utah are at risk of missing a meal today? This holiday season, Summerfield Retirement is collecting non-perishable food […]
November 12, 2019

Celebrating a 100th Birthday!

Summerfield resident, Gwen J. turned 100 on Sunday, October 20, 2019. To celebrate, her family gathered for a luncheon on Saturday, October 19th. Children, grandchildren, and […]
October 31, 2019

November Resident Spotlight: Colleen Barbakos

November Resident Spotlight: Colleen Barbakos Colleen was born in Levan, Utah which is “navel” spelled backward being it’s the middle of the state! She was the […]
October 22, 2019

Halloween Carnival 2019

Residents and their families had so much fun at our Halloween Carnival this year! When I first arrived at the party it was fun to see […]
October 22, 2019

October Resident Spotlight: Ally Storm

If you would like to read about our resident spotlight this month, click on the link below! We hope everyone is having a great October! October […]
September 26, 2019

Halloween Carnival

Houses in our neighborhoods are starting to have spooky spiderwebs and skeletons.  Children are getting excited about what they want to be for Halloween.  Summerfield is […]
August 30, 2019

September Resident Spotlight: Clifford & Karilin Robb

If you would like to read about our September Resident Spotlight click on like below!! September Newsletter – Clifford & Karilin Robb         […]
August 30, 2019

August Resident Spotlight: Faye Hawkins

If you would like to read about our August Resident Spotlight click on this link below! August Newsletter – Spotlight: Faye Hawkins
July 2, 2019

July Resident Spotlight – Dee McClellan

If you would like to read about our resident spotlight this month click on the link below! This month is about our resident Dee McClellan! The […]
May 31, 2019

June Resident Spotlight: Lincoln Card

If you would like to read about one of Summerfield’s residents, click on the link below! Lincoln Card – Summerfield Retirement Resident Spotlight  
May 1, 2019

May Resident Spotlight: Muriel Thole

Muriel Thole, (AKA “The BYU Knitting Lady”), was born September 4, 1925, in Cardiff, South Wales, to very devoted and loving parents. Their family was later […]
February 22, 2019

March Resident Spotlight: Dorothy Riley

March Resident Summerfield Retirement Dorothy Virginia Riley was born on February 16, 1934 in Cody, WY, to Alfred Leslie Allen and Della Berniece O’Mara. She is […]
February 20, 2019

Valentine’s Party

Valentines Party Summerfield Retirement Valentine’s Day was a bright day at Summerfield!  Both the staff and the residents wore red or pink to celebrate the day […]
January 1, 2019
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January Resident Spotlight: Peggy Simmons Burnett

Summerfield Retirement Independent Living Peggy Burnett was born in Gaffney, South Carolina during the depression.  She lived in North and South Carolina, then Akron, Ohio until […]
December 17, 2018

Christmas Party

Retirement Communities Utah Summerfield Retirement   Christmas party at Summerfield Retirement Communities Utah.. On Monday December 3, we had our annual Christmas party! There were so […]
December 14, 2018
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December Resident Spotlight: Shirlee Etzel

Summerfield Retirement Assisted Living Shirlee Doreen Robertson Etzel was born in Helper, Utah on May 4, 1924 to James Elmer and Inez Maude Robertson. She married […]
December 12, 2018
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November Resident Spotlight: Lynda Hughes

November Resident Summerfield Retirement   Lynda Hughes is loved by all who meet her! She has a warm, loving and charitable demeanor, and makes friends with […]
October 4, 2018
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October Resident Spotlight: Dorothy Bladen

Summerfield Retirement Assisted Living Utah Dorothy Jeffery was born at home, in Delta, Utah on March 7, 1931.  She likes to say she “borned herself” because […]
September 7, 2018
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Hogs N Dogs BBQ 2018

Hogs N Dogs BBQ in Assisted Living Utah County Summerfield Retirement Community and Assisted Living Utah County loves to have parties with our residents and their […]
September 5, 2018
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September Resident Spotlight: Kathy Bellon

Assisted Living Utah Assisted Living Utah Resident Spotlight: Kathy Bellon Kathleen Hendrickson was born on May 18, 1940 to LaVerne and Melissa Hendrickson in Los Angeles […]
August 1, 2018
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August Resident Spotlight: Beverly Ruchti

Beverly Peel Robinson Ruchti    On February 15, 1929 Beverly Peel was born in Los Angeles, California.  She was the first child and only girl born […]
July 25, 2018
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8th Annual Hogs N’ Dogs BBQ

  A.B.A.T.E of Utah, Utah County Chapter does an annual senior support ride. The motorcyclists will be joining us at Summerfield  Retirement Communities Utah for lunch! […]
July 13, 2018
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July Resident Spotlight: Jean Dewey

Jean was born August 25, 1930 in Los Angeles to Ethel Sagers and Ed Krause.  She grew up in this area and is still in touch […]
July 6, 2018
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June Resident Spotlight: Joyce Whipple

Joyce Potter Whipple Joyce Potter Whipple was born May 18, 1930 in Leavenworth, WA to Lewis and Selma Potter.  She was the second of three daughters. […]
July 4, 2018
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Residents’ Talent Fair

This past week we hosted a talent fair for our Assisted and Independent living residents! The talent fair was a wonderful opportunity for everyone to come […]
June 25, 2018
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Father’s Day BBQ

Thank you to all the friends and family who attended our annual Father’s Day BBQ Event!  We met at Riverview Park in Provo and enjoyed delicious […]
June 20, 2018
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May Resident Spotlight – DeAnn Jenson

Lorna DeAnn Jenson Lorna DeAnn Jenson was born April 7th 1941 To Bruce and LaPreal Lundgren.  She had 2 brothers and 2 sisters, and she loved […]
May 14, 2018
Assisted Living Utah

Mother’s Day at Summerfield Assisted Living Utah

Assisted Living Utah Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers, motherhood, and all the women who influenced us for good.  The Daily Herald wrote a […]
April 5, 2018
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Alice Welker Spotlight

Alice Hunsaker Welker – Member of Retirement Communities Utah Alice Hunsaker Welker was born on September 15, 1930 in the small farming community of Elwood, Box […]
March 22, 2018
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Carol Delgado- March Resident’s Spotlight

By her daughter, Cherisse as told by Carol: My name is Carol Jeanne Routhier and I was born in August 27, 1941 in Hawthorne, Los Angeles, […]
October 19, 2016
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Cognasium Fun Hour w/Aspen Senior Care

Cognasium is Gymnasium for the brain! Summerfield Utah retirement residents had such fun with Dinah who brought word games and puzzles that was great for stimulating […]
September 15, 2016
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Mother’s Day Tea

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September 15, 2016
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Fashion show from The Time Gone By

The Fashion Show from “The Time Gone By” by Alyssa Anderson (the young lady in black and white ) who is the costume designer and maker […]
June 22, 2016
Assisted Living Utah

Mother’s Day Tea

Mother’s Day Tea Thank you to all the daughters and families of our residents who attended our Mother’s Day Tea!  It was a beautiful event to […]
January 19, 2016
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     BINGO is a must have here at Summerfield. We play Monday & Wednesday afternoons and have chocolate candy as our prizes– depending on the round […]
January 11, 2016
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Summerfield Remodel

Summerfield Retirement Communities Utah Remodel Lots of new things happening around here at Summerfield! After some remodeling throughout the summer and fall we are all done and ready […]
December 11, 2015
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SRC Christmas Party!

What a night! We had such a blast spending time with our Senior Living Utah resident’s on our retirement side and their families. A big thank you […]
December 10, 2015
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A Very Manor Christmas!

Every year at Summerfield Utah Retirement, we have a party to celebrate Christmas with our residents and their family members. This year was no different! We […]
December 3, 2015
Senior Living Utah

A book can open up the world!

Many times throughout the day we will see our residents at Summerfield Senior Living Utah congregated in our library. Every Thursday we have a book club […]
November 19, 2015
Assisted Living Utah

You are Beautiful

Summerfield Retirement Assisted Living Utah      Our residents are beautiful! Through conversations with them and their families, we are in awe at the experiences they’ve had and their optimism […]
November 12, 2015
Senior Living Utah

Happy Veteran’s Day!

The unique part about working with senior citizens at Summerfield Senior Living Utah is all the stories we hear from day-to-day. Each resident has lived such […]
October 30, 2015
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Manor Halloween Party!

  If there’s one thing we love about holidays here at Summerfield Utah Assisted Living is our family parties! Every year for Halloween, we have a […]
October 20, 2015
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Food brings people together…

Some of the fondest memories come from sitting around the dinner table with family or friends and enjoying a nice meal. There’s just something about food that […]
October 15, 2015
Assisted Living Utah

How It All Began

Summerfield Retirement Community is the home of about 80 residents in Orem, UT. This local business was started by Rebecca Landau on July of 1999. Having a […]
August 21, 2015
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We look for employees who are hardworking, reliable and outgoing. The positions available include Certified Nursing Assistants, Activity Directors, Cooks and Servers, as well as volunteers. […]
August 21, 2015
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About Summerfield

Making our community feel like home is more than our business…       it’s our mission! We invite you to tour our community and see how wonderful a […]
August 21, 2015
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Contact Information

Summerfield Retirement Community 911 North 800 West Orem, Utah 84057 Phone number: (801) 434-7581 Fax Number: (801) 802-9078 Retirement Communities Utah
August 8, 2013
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Another successful HOGS N’ DOGS event this year and to remember the fun here are some pictures…enjoy! Here’s Dorothy and her family. She is rocking her […]
July 11, 2013
Senior Living Utah

Happy Father’s Day

We celebrated this year’s Senior Living Utah Father’s Day BBQ at Riverview Park and what a celebration it was! The hot dogs were the best we’ve ever […]
March 20, 2013
Utah Retirement

Silly Science Experiment

Whoever said Silly Putty was for children was……WRONG! Utah Retirement   Especially homemade silly putty And here’s the evidence to prove it….   We combined liquid laundry detergent […]
February 28, 2013
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Calling All Poptarts

Who doesn’t love a good Poptart?   Summerfield does! There were only three of us, but what a ball we had tasting all the new and […]
February 11, 2013
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Cheesecake Man Day

Utah Retirement Utah Retirement We are fattening the men up for Man Day. December was a cold month, what better to warm up with then some […]
November 7, 2012
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Halloween Preparation

We decided to build the anticipation for Halloween this year by PUMPKIN DECORATING! All it took was a bit of newspaper, markers, and the creativity of […]
November 7, 2012
Utah Retirement


I am behind on updating the blog site with our most current and FUN activities! In the beginning of October we had a cookie decorating activity. […]
November 7, 2012
Senior Living Utah

Manly Man Day

Once a month we throw a shin-dig for our manly men at Senior Living Utah! Senior Living Utah This month we decided on an electric race […]
July 18, 2012
Retirement Communities Utah

Hogs n’ Dogs

Summerfield Retirement Communities Utah was greeted by a few new guests on July 14th for our Hogs n’ Dogs Day BBQ  Roger, our head chef in […]
July 3, 2012
Retirement Communities Utah

Gorgeous Grandma!

All of our residents at Summerfield retirement communities Utah deserve a chance to be pampered and our Gorgeous Grandma activity gave the opportunity for each resident to […]
June 27, 2012
Senior Living Utah

Recap of Uno de Mayo Fiesta!

Senior Living Utah You can’t really go wrong with 7 layer bean dip, sombreros, and a unicorn pinata. Senior Living Utah It is safe to say […]
June 25, 2012

Back In Action

Since the sad departure of our dear Sarah Ray from Summerfield Utah Retirement, we have yet to update our blog with all the exciting news of […]
April 30, 2012
Utah Retirement

Diet Coke + Mentos = FUN!

We decided we needed to become more scholarly at Summerfield so we decided to try out a science experiment. Has anyone ever mixed baking soda and […]
April 17, 2012
Utah Retirement

Strut Your Stuff Sarah!

Our great Winter Intern Sarah Logo was a competitor in the BYU Strut Your Stuff Internship Competition. She did an excellent job and won the People’s […]
April 17, 2012
Senior Living Utah

Celebrate Spring!

To welcome spring this year we decided to add our own lovely flowers to the beautiful surroundings of Summerfield Senior Living Utah. On Tuesday March 20th, […]
April 17, 2012
Retirement Communities Utah

The Curse of the Irish

There is a curse upon the Summerfield Retirement Communities Utah Manor St. Patricks Day party. In tradition of the curse, we only get one or two […]
April 17, 2012
Assisted Living Utah

Not your typical Mardi Gras…

You all know the traditions of Mardi Gras down in New Orleans. When Mardi Gras rolled around at Summerfield Utah Assisted Living on Thursday, February 23rd, most […]
February 29, 2012

Veteran’s Day Slideshow

In November we had a special activity to honor our veteran’s at Summerfield assisted living Utah. Tiffany (our activities intern) did a great job organizing the […]
February 21, 2012
Utah Assisted Living

It’s Valentines, It’s Valentines!

On Tuesday February 14 we celebrated Valentines Day at Summerfield Utah Assisted Living. The festivities started in the morning in the SRC with our annual Valentine’s […]
February 10, 2012
Senior Living Utah

Words of Wisdom from Phyllis Greene

We love to learn things from our residents at Summerfield senior living Utah and I learned an important life lesson today from Phyllis Greene: Senior Living […]

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Our Activities Directors update our blog each week, so you can catch up on what’s been happening at Summerfield!

We would love to see you at Summerfield, in the meantime follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and read our blog to see what we’ve been up to: