Archive for the ‘Assisted Living’ Category

Recognizing and Relieving Sandwich Generation Caregiving Stress

Posted on: November 19th, 2018 by Alzheimer's Association

November is National Family Caregivers month and the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups fill a need for those caring for loved ones with memory impairment. Judson is proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter.  “I’ll be there on Tuesday at 10.” Tammy Lacey saw the toll caring for her mother, Peggy, was taking […]

Judson Senior Living Participates in 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This past Saturday, the Judson Senior Living team participated in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland. The Judson team was honored to receive the largest team award for the Cleveland Walk!   225 associates, residents, friends and family registered as a part of the Judson team […]

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 […]

National Assisted Living Week: The Right Questions to Ask When Searching for Assisted Living

Posted on: September 13th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

For families facing the daunting task of finding an assisted living community for a loved one, there are seemingly countless considerations to make: quality of life, cost and caregiver competence, to name just a few. If you’re searching assisted living communities for a loved one, here are the essential questions you should ask that will […]

Action/Reaction: Judson Park Residents Explore Dance with GroundWorks

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This post was originally published on GroundWorks Dance’s Blog. There is great empowerment in being able to express yourself. And when words are not easily at one’s disposal, movement and music can do the “talking.” Residents at the Judson Park retirement and assisted living community had the unique opportunity to explore the creative process of […]

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 […]

The Compassionate Community: South Franklin Circle Develops a Culture of Caring

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

What is compassion? How do we develop it? And how do we reach out and offer compassion to others? These are some of the questions being explored by a group of South Franklin Circle residents, under the gentle facilitation of Cathy Lewis and Stuart Crampton. Cathy has lived at South Franklin Circle since 2013; Stuart […]

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, […]

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 […]