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Meet Fanta

Employee Spotlight: Fanta Caregiver at Northigh Location What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a caregiver and take care of our residents. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I have been working with Our Family Home for 10 years. I started in 2009. What do you enjoy most about […]

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Memory Care Unlike The Others

“Dementia ran in my wife’s family, and as a physician, I could see the early signs of dementia developing. It was really hard on both of us. Initially I was able to care for Fran. Then, I started asking our kids to watch their mom while I was at work. As the disease developed, we […]

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Meet Kellie

Employee Spotlight: Kellie Gerding Team Lead Coordinator, Miami Hills and Bramblewood   What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a team lead coordinator for our Miami Hills and Bramblewood homes in Cincinnati. I manage scheduling, setting up and conducting interviews, working closely with our caregivers and helping with our residents whenever needed. […]

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A Turnaround Story

Working with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents, we see challenges of the disease that are often perceived as “behaviors” of the resident. Memory disease can make people act in ways that are completely foreign to how they behaved most of their lives, making it extremely important to find the right care option for your loved one. […]

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Meet April

Employee Spotlight: April Team Lead at Olentangy River Road What do you do for Our Family Home? I’m a team lead for our Olentangy River Road home. I take care of residents, and I manage a lot of the day-to-day activities in the house, such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, activities, scheduling and weekly orders. I […]

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For Us, It’s Personal

Many of our residents come to Our Family Home from unsuccessful situations in other care centers, and often begin to show improvements after joining Our Family Home. When we look at the common threads that help our residents improve, we realize it’s because for us, it’s personal. Dementia care is the fastest growing segment of […]

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Driving & Dementia: The Road to Staying Safe

Driving is an important part of daily independence. However, for individuals with age-related changes or neurological conditions, driving capabilities may be compromised. Discussing driving with your loved one can be difficult but if done early, the outcome can be more promising. This week, we had the pleasure of hosting “Driving and Dementia,” as part of […]

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Meet Latasha

Employee Spotlight: Latasha Smith Assistant Lead Caregiver What do you do for Our Family Home?  I am an assistant lead caregiver for Our Family Home in Cincinnati. I help provide care for our residents. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I have worked with Our Family Home for almost a year. What […]

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