A Quick COVID Recovery

CarDon & Associates’ senior living communities are known for their responsive, compassionate staff members. Here is a shining example of how the quick, caring actions of one community’s Memory Care team saved a resident’s life when she was diagnosed with COVID.

CarDon resident Clella Leach overcame COVID thanks to the quick and proactive response from the Memory Care team at CarDon’s community in Fishers. Her daughter, Phyllis, credits the team for her mother’s recovery.

“I believe the quick action taken by the staff and the quality care she received at the hospital were the main reasons she survived,” Phyllis said.

Phyllis and her family were preparing for the worst, but the staff kept their hope alive.

“I want to commend the staff of the memory care team on how positive they were every time we called,” she said. “I never felt worried that my mom wasn’t getting quality care.”

When Clella returned to the Fishers community from the hospital, the Memory Care team worked hard to make sure she was fully on the mend and feeling like herself again.

“I knew she was back to health when I called the Memory Care team and one of the nurses said, ‘Clella is being Clella,’ ” Phyllis said. “That was the best statement ever. It made me laugh and cry at the same time.”

Phyllis and her family celebrated Clella’s 91st birthday outside of her window. She looked happy, healthy and right at home.

“Moving my mom to this community is the best decision we’ve ever made,” Phyllis said. “I know she is in the hands of wonderful, caring people.”