Meet Judson’s New CEO, Kendra J. Urdzik

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

For Kendra Urdzik, Judson’s newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, the path from a college internship to the community’s top post has been 20 years in the making – years that have been filled with personal growth, professional development and commitment. A licensed nursing home administrator with a certificate in gerontology, and an MBA […]

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Cyndy Dunn: 40 Years of Bringing Community to Life

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

On Sunday, April 15 the Judson Services, Inc. board of directors held their annual meeting at South Franklin Circle. Board members, residents, associates, family and friends gathered in the Chautauqua Room to celebrate the accomplishments of 2017 and to honor Cyndy Dunn, long-time Judson President and CEO who is stepping down after 40 years. Cyndy’s […]

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Judson Senior Living: A Career Destination

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
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We are a city famous for “Rock-n-Roll”, the Cavs, the Tribe and even those Browns; but also a world leader in health care. So what makes Judson Senior Living stand out in a crowd?  It is our associates, the people who take care of our residents every day. From day one and even before, our […]

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Judson Health Center Receives 5-Star Rating in All 5 Categories!

Posted on: April 4th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently bestowed its highest rating of five stars to the Judson Health Center at Judson Park. The Judson Health Center is a 52-bed, Medicare/Medicaid-certified facility located at Judson Park.  Judson Health Center offers short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term skilled nursing care. CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating […]

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Judson at Home – There When You Need Us Most

Posted on: March 28th, 2018 by Luke Frazier

Life, someone once pointed out, is what happens when we are busy making other plans. We all know changes are a part of life, and we prepare the best we can. But sometimes just the littlest of things (like microscopic influenza viruses) can turn life upside down. The following story is about the flu and, […]

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

Posted on: March 22nd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
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If you’ve been keeping up with Judson’s health and wellness articles, you’ll be familiar with this quote from the American Medical Association: “It has been verified through scientific exploration that more than 80 percent of all diseases are due to stress and strain that originate in the mind and reflect on the body.” We are […]

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What Really is the Difference Between a Condo and a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

Posted on: March 15th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

As we age we’re faced with some major life choices; notably, how to adjust our living situation to our evolving lifestyle. Many people near retirement begin to contemplate the various choices. For most, the decision is obvious; sell the family home and move somewhere that provides more freedom and requires less maintenance. This usually means moving to […]

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Stacy’s Five Great Benefits of Aging

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Stacy Brubaker
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Stacy Brubaker is the Phelps Initiative Nurse Practitioner at Judson, as part of the Phelps Collaborative for Older Adult and Family Engagement. The purpose of this initiative is to educate nursing students at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University about geriatric care, while educating, providing clinical practice and conducting research on […]

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February Dialogues Discussed Cleveland: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Posted on: March 1st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Joan Campbell, who has lived in South Franklin Circle for nine years, told a gathering at the independent living community in Chagrin Falls on February 13 that “tomorrow’s promise” was “sitting on either side of me.” Her daughter, Jane, the former mayor of Cleveland, was to her right. To her left was Cordell Stokes, chairman […]

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Advocating for Aging Parents: Judson Can Help

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

“Perplexing.” “Difficult.” “Complicated.” Those are some of the words adult children use to describe their roles as advocates for their aging parents, particularly when they are called upon to help those parents transition into assisted living. “Parents don’t generally volunteer that they need more assistance,” says Judson Services, Inc board member, Doug Wang, whose 91-year-old […]

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