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Staying Joyful As A Caregiver

Staying Joyful as a Caregiver

We understand how challenging caring for someone at home with dementia can be for a family. It requires nonstop care both physically and emotionally, which can make it difficult for caregivers to find time to tend to their own health and well-being. Join us for an evening of inspiration and hope as a panel of caregivers shares their personal stories. A variety of organizations will be on hand to share information about resources and support services available to caregivers in Franklin and Del...

Dr. Douglas Scharre Presents: Dementia Behaviors & Interventions

Dr. Douglas Scharre

Beyond memory loss, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can cause mood swings and changes in a person’s personality and behavior. Join us on Thursday, 10/19, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM to hear renowned Ohio State University Neurologist, Dr. Douglas Scharre, discuss common dementia related behaviors, interventions and best practices for identifying and managing behavioral changes. The presentation is open to caregivers, healthcare professionals and the general community. T...

Family Stories - The Beginning of the Journey

Each person's journey with dementia is different. Read on to learn about Dave and Jim Tabata's journey caring for their mother, Joan: 

THE BEGINNING OF THE JOURNEY

 “I think I’ve had a stroke.” These words, spoken by my mother, Joan, almost a decade ago, were the beginning of a long, difficult journey for our family. “What do you mean, mom?” my brother and I asked.  She explained that sometimes she couldn’t find the right words to say what she meant. For example, if she wanted t...

Andrea May, Clinical Coordinator

A key contributor to the success of the Ganzhorn Suites is how we manage health services. We spoke to our clinical coordinator, Andrea May, about her work at The Ganzhorn Suites.

Years of Experience: 10

Primary Responsibilities: I am responsible for assisting the clinical director with ensuring positive clinical outcomes are obtained and maintained for all our residents care needs. I help with upholding our vision and values to aide in giving qu...

Meet Our Team: Terri Glimcher

Terri Glimcher

The Ganzhorn Suites team is full of passionate leaders, caregivers, and coordinators working together to care for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. We had the opportunity to sit down with Terri Glimcher, our Enrichment Coordinator, to learn about her role at The Ganzhorn Suites.

Years of Experience: 16

Primary Responsibilities: I create personalized enrichment and activity programs for each resident. My role is...

Enrichment Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease: Tips from a Leading Alzheimer’s Center

Alzheimer centers

If you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you may be wondering what types of social, recreational and educational activities are appropriate for them to do. The good news is that activities for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia are not much different than those for people who are totally alert and oriented. Here are some guidelines from a leading Alzheimer center:

Keep Interests in Mind...

Meet Our Team: Greg Ferguson

Greg ferguson

Not everyone at The Ganzhorn Suites works directly on care and clinical services. Today we are excited to introduce you to Greg Ferguson, our Environmental Services Coordinator.

What are your primary responsibilities at The Ganzhorn Suites?

I direct and oversee the environmental services team including maintenance, housekeeping and laundry. We keep the building in working order 24/7. From systems and equipment to furniture and HVAC, we ensure that our residents...

Meet Our Team: Anne Farley, Community Relations Director

Anne Farley, Community Relations Director

The leadership team at The Ganzhorn Suites are dedicated to providing high-quality memory care. Our employees bring a range of different skills and backgrounds that help contribute to the outstanding care we provide. Today we have the pleasure of introducing Anne Farley, our Community Relations Director.

What is your professional background?

Before I came to The Ganzhorn Suites, I worked in the areas of home care and hospice. I am a licensed social worker and li...

For Maria Shriver, Alzheimer's is Personal

March 25: Maria Shriver, in a moving testimony before the Senate Committee on Aging, told how her own father, Sargent Shriver, no longer recognizes her and made a plea for congress to do more to find a cure.

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/29879234

Virtual Tour of Ganzhorn

Take a virtual tour of The Ganzhorn Suites and hear what some of our families have to say about the care and services we offer. Thank you to all the family members who participated. It's truly and honor and a privilege to serve you and your loved ones! #ganzhornfamily ...

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