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Walk with Us

Please join us for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 23, 2018 in Columbus. We are pleased to announce Our Family Home and CRT Realtors have partnered for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Affected personally by Alzheimer’s Disease, both company owners share a similar to connection to the disease. Brian Bainbridge, owner […]

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Meet Swedie!

Employee Spotlight: Swedie Harris Team Leader, Northigh Home What do you do for Our Family Home? I started with Our Family Home as a caregiver and am now a care team leader. I oversee everything that happens in our home from supervising the caregivers to overseeing daily needs such as scheduling, menu selection, cooking, cleaning […]

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

As part of our mission to be a resource to the community, we wanted to also discuss care for individuals affected by other forms of dementia, including dementia related to Parkinson’s Disease. We are more commonly known for helping those with Alzheimer’s, however, for many years now we have had a growing number of residents […]

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources

“All individuals, whatever their state of being, in the right setting and with the right care, can shine!” – Teepa Snow   When you think of experts on Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia care, most people in the industry think of Teepa Snow. Affected personally by dementia, Teepa is a leading educator on dementia and positive care. At […]

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Meet Lorie!

Employee Spotlight: Lorie Orth, CDP Director of Marketing and Admissions, Our Family Home What do you do for Our Family Home? I am the Director of Marketing and Admissions for Our Family Home. My main focus is to build awareness for Our Family Home in the Cincinnati area. I provide community training, facilitate support groups […]

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Our Home with Fred and Jolynn

The most important advice I can give someone looking for care for a family member with Alzheimer’s or dementia is to do your homework. Investigate each place carefully. Visit more than once, ask a lot of questions, and look around while you’re there. How does the staff engage with the residents? How many staff members […]

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Memory Day at the Ohio Statehouse

Since the inception of Our Family Home, founder and CEO Evan DuBro has been advocating for the continuous improvement in the quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia – both patients and families. On May 9, Evan joined the Alzheimer’s Association as well as individuals and families to share personal stories with state […]

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Meet Melissa!

Employee Spotlight: Melissa Shannonhouse, LPN, CDP Director of Residential Care Services, Our Family Home What do you do for Our Family Home? In many ways, I’m considered a nurse concierge. I oversee clinical nursing for Our Family Home and serve as another connection point for residents and families and physicians and third-parties. We get to […]

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Every 65 Seconds

Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. The Alzheimer’s Association recently released its 2018 report about the prevalence and impact of the disease. The research continues to list Alzheimer’s disease as the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. […]

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s – Part 2

  Welcome back! Today, we’re sharing part two of our two-part series on early detection. In our last post, we focused on some of the less common or more easily overlooked symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Today, we are turning the focus from family to friends. It’s estimated that one in three people knows a person […]

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