Archive for the ‘Memory Care’ Category

Food for Thought: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

Posted on: March 14th, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

As we age our bodies’ needs inexorably change, and the old adage “You are what you eat” becomes quite literal. If we eat bad food, we feel bad. If we eat good food, we feel good! It really is that simple, and this effect is as potent on the body as it is on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tracey Lind Named Honorary Chair of Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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

Judson Board Member, The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, retired Dean of Cleveland’s Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, will serve as Honorary Chair of the Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s® to be held October 13 at the Great Lakes Science Center. In 2016, Tracey, 64, was diagnosed in the early stages of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).  Frontotemporal Dementia refers […]

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 […]

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 […]