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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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Recognizing Our Residents

Master Sergeant James Williams (retired) is a resident at our Miami Hills home in Cincinnati and was honored this week for his service in the United States Air Force. Our partner, Carole Quackenbush from VITAS Healthcare, set up the meeting between the former Chapter President of the Tuskegee Airmen, Mr. Leslie Edwards, and Chief Master Sergeant, […]

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Meet Hope

Employee Spotlight: Hope Sparks, LPN What do you do for Our Family Home?  I am a house manager for Our Family Home. I manage three homes in Columbus and oversee resident care, staffing, training and many of the day to day needs of our residents and caregivers. How long have you worked with Our Family […]

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Failure-Free Activities

In a survey of caregivers, more than 90 percent of respondents expressed that their biggest challenge was finding recreational activities that kept cognitively impaired individuals engaged in meaningful activities. As part of our training at Our Family Home, we have established a comprehensive program of ‘failure-free’ activities, which we will be presenting soon in partnership […]

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Meet Wellan!

Employee Spotlight: Wellan Team Lead at Tonti Drive What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a team lead at our Tonti Drive home in Columbus and provide care to our residents. I help our residents get ready for the day. I make breakfast, engage in activities throughout the day and socialize with […]

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