Category: Alzheimer’s

Visiting a Person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Visitors are important to people with Alzheimer’s. They may not always remember who the visitors are, but just the human connection has value. Here are some ideas to share with someone who is planning to visit a person with Alzheimer’s. Plan the visit at the time of the day when the person is at his […]

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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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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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Evan DuBro Joins the Alzheimer’s Association Care and Support Committee

Our Family Home is pleased to share that our founder and CEO Evan DuBro has been named to the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association Care and Support Committee. The committee was recently formed to devote more resources to growing the organization’s volunteer recruitment program and to assist with volunteer support for education programs, support group leaders […]

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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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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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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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