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Meet Begashaw!

Employee Spotlight: Begashaw Gurmessa Assistant Manager What do you do for Our Family Home? I am an assistant manager with Our Family Home. In this role, I help oversee scheduling, payroll, resident care and our caregiver team. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I started with Our Family Home six years ago […]

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A Family Home

As we talk with families, one of the best compliments we receive is when they tell us that their loved one thinks they’re home. I was talking with a family member recently, and she shared, “I think my mom believes she’s in her childhood home because it was a ranch similar to this one.” One […]

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Forever Friends: The Story of Esther and Dottie

“It’s important to remember that Alzheimer’s and dementia affect the short-term memory first, so as soon as they saw each other their faces lit up. They recognized each other immediately,”  said Mary Carol. Mary Carol’s mom, Dorothy, was a resident of Our Family Home when a family member noticed Dorothy’s cousin, Esther, in a photo posted […]

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Meet Charles!

Employee Spotlight: Charles Smyser Leadership Development  What do you do for Our Family Home?   My role is to coach Our Family Home caregivers on how to work with people with dementia. Using various Teepa Snow principles, I teach the staff techniques to work with our residents, create a calm environment, reduce triggers and decrease stress. […]

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The Precious Weight of Caregiving

Our Family Home’s mission to foster More Good Days was built from a belief that we serve both our residents and their families. Not just one or the other. It is our goal that by doing what we can to give our residents more good days we are building trust with our families. We are also […]

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2018 Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer’s Recap

We want to thank everyone who walked, volunteered and supported us in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Columbus. We had a beautiful day to remember and celebrate those who have been touched by or are currently fighting Alzheimer’s Disease. More than 400 teams walked together Sunday, September 23 and raised more than $750,000. […]

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Meet Stephanie!

Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Deaton, LPN Home Operations Manager Executive What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a Home Operations Manager Executive for Our Family Home. In this role, I oversee the day-to-day operations for our homes in Cincinnati and ensure that we are meeting the individual needs of our residents. I also […]

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Family Notes

Receiving notes like these makes it all worthwhile. Thank you to Jeff and the entire Bierbower family for trusting us to care for your mom. Our hearts are with you all. -Evan   “Just a note to say thank you to you and the staff for the outstanding care provided to my mom while she […]

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Meet Amy!

Employee Spotlight: Amy Maples Team Leader, Bramblewood Home What do you do for Our Family Home? I am the lead for our Bramblewood house in Cincinnati. In this role, I oversee the day-to-day operations of the home. I provide personal care for our residents and entertain them. How long have you worked with Our Family […]

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