Photograph by Anne Canon Photography
by: Cindy McDermott
A trip down memory lane is a sweet, enjoyable adventure for many people. But for those suffering from dementia, the stroll can become an agonizing journey as this cruel disease slowly dissolves their memories.
In early 2016, KC metro residents will have another choice in housing for those dealing with the effects of dementia. Cedar Lake Village, jointly owned by Olathe Medical Center a… Read Article
We are excited to announce that the Cedar Lake Village Memory Care Assisted Living is being featured as the Current Project Spotlight on the AL Huber website!
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Dedicated to the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, this beautiful new 29,000 square foot memory-care assisted-living facility includes a total of 24 … Read Article
Monday, July 6 2015 11:19 AM
Categorized In Faith
But the mountain falls and crumbles away, and the rock is removed from its place; the waters wear away the stones; the torrents wash away the soil of the earth; so you destroy the hope of mortals. Job 14:18-19 NRSV
When my mother was informally diagnosed with dementia, it came as a shock. Even though she was in her late 80s at the time, and even though there is a history of dementia in her family, and even though she had become quite forg… Read Article
Wednesday, July 1 2015 3:14 PM
Categorized In Diet
Do you remember the last time you cooked for a house full of people? What about the last time you cooked for two people? If cooking for one is the norm now, embrace the ease and freedom that comes with making whatever you want.
Not sure you know your way around the kitchen? Follow these tips from chef and author Marc Matsumoto, contributor to PBS’ Fresh Tastes recipe blog, and you’ll be eating like a pro.
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Monday, June 22 2015 4:31 PM
Categorized In Well-being
Seniors are more tech-savvy than ever, and app developers are catching on.
Here are 15 apps that could make life easier, more fun and maybe even healthier for you or the seniors in your life.
1. Wunderlist for Android, iPhone and iPad (free)
Grocery lists, to-do lists, cleaning lists, packing lists - say goodbye to sticky notes, and keep track of everything in this list app. You can also share your lists with… Read Article
Lunch with Good Sam brought people together at the Ball Conference Center to raise funds for memory care on the Good Samaritan Society – Communities of Olathe campus. Our speakers, Pat Dinville and April Smith, brought understanding, laughter and some tears to our guests as they shared their story about being a family member and a caregiver for a person experiencing the loss of memory.
Farmers Bank of Kansas City is a valued community p… Read Article
Cedar Lake Village has recently expanded our services at the assisted living community and have added a BRAND NEW fourth level of care for residents who would benefit from a higher level of care. Among these changes is the addition of a licensed nurse to our staff on every shift. This will allow our residents and families to have the security of knowing that there is a licensed nurse at Cedar Lake Village 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
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A God-driven experience with a ‘68 Ford unfolds for memory care in Kansas
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(Olathe, Kansas) – He couldn’t have known it would be so significant, but a trip Ted Asay shared with his grandpa in 1968 has become the ride of a lifetime.
Ted, who is associate director of major and planned gifts at the Good Samaritan Foundation, explains.
“He showed up at my house in Madison, Nebraska, o… Read Article