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A Wonderful Alternative to Nursing Homes
and Assisted Living

OFH_PhotoKitchen_MG_2637Our Family Home is a warm, wonderful alternative to nursing homes for loved ones afflicted with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you want to choose Our Family Home for your loved ones.

  • We treat your loved ones like family
  • We understand memory loss and its challenges
  • We deliver a higher standard of care
  • We design our homes to serve our residents
  • We focus on healthy living every day
  • We provide a wonderful alternative to nursing homes.

We treat your loved ones like family

  • We get to know each resident, his or her family, and their traditions
  • Our staff has a consistent schedule and routine so you get to know us

We understand Alzheimer’s and Dementia care and its challenges

  • We tailor our care for the resident to the stage of their memory loss
  • Each of our caregivers receive special training in dementia care

We deliver a higher standard of care

  • Our 1:2.5 staff to resident ratio exceeds the ratio of traditional facilities
  • Our Scorecard Care Evaluation makes it easy to compare alternatives

We design our homes to serve our residents

  • We limit each home to five or fewer residents
  • Our residents are safe and secure at all times
  • Our homes feel familiar because they are similar to residents’ own homes
  • Homes are cozy, single-family residences with a familiar feel
  • Every home is in a neighborhood setting with a yard

We focus on healthy living every day

  • Home-cooked meals encourage healthy appetites
  • All meals and snacks are designed by a registered dietician
  • We work to manage behavior and demeanor
  • We provide medication reminders
  • We don’t just treat challenges by overmedicating
  • We focus on maintaining wellness
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