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6 Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Once you’ve lived through a few northeast Ohio winters, you know how to handle the bad weather, right? For older adults it’s especially important to be prepared when it comes to the chilly winter months, because we never know when a large storm might hit leaving us at home indefinitely.  We’ve compiled a list of […]

Six Things You Should Know Before Medical Marijuana Becomes Legal in Ohio

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 by Stacy Brubaker

Everybody is talking about it.  We hear about it on the news, in the newspapers and on the web.  But what do you really know about how Ohio is rolling out the legalization of medical marijuana?  I recently attended a conference presented by Leading Age Ohio, an advocate of not-for-profit services for older Ohioans, to […]

Raising Awareness and Support for World Alzheimer’s Day 2018

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 by Alzheimer's Association

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. A day we dedicate to raise awareness and challenge the stigma about Alzheimer’s Disease. This blog post was written by the Alzheimer’s Association – Cleveland Area Chapter. Yes, nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s dementia. The costs of the disease are staggering and by 2050, 14 million […]

Size Doesn’t Matter: How to Live Large with Small Square-Footage

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

If composer Burt Bacharach taught us anything back in 1964, it’s this: A house is not a home. Assuming that’s true, one has to ask: What does that make a 500-square-foot apartment? While it’s tempting for suburban types to dismiss such a compact space as nothing more than an overgrown closet, for residents living in […]

National Nurses Week: Caring, Connecting and Comfort are the Keys to Judson’s Nursing

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

At Judson, National Nurses Week (May 6 to 12) is an annual cause for celebration. These seven short days provide an opportunity to reflect upon our successes, anticipate our future, and honor all the nurses who contribute their caring and expertise to our community. This year, Judson has an extra reason to celebrate: Once again, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Introducing the New Judson at Home

Posted on: January 10th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Are you ready to move out of your home, perhaps where you’ve been for decades? The answer, if you’re like 90% of the AARP survey respondents age 65+, is an emphatic No! But that’s all right; the new Judson at Home (JAH) has got you covered. Judson at Home has been around for ten years, […]

Happy Winter! Top 10 Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

Once you’ve lived through a few Ohio winters, you know how to handle the bad weather, right? Not necessarily, says Sally Moennich, Judson’s Hospice Administrator. “Winter presents some unique challenges as people age,” she says. “For instance, we all have a flashlight in the house – but where is it? If your power goes out, […]