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A Socially Distant Fundraising Event

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference”   -Kathy CalvinIn...
A Socially Distant Fundraising Event

A Socially Distant Fundraising Event

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference”   -Kathy CalvinIn case you missed it - we recently kicked off The Ultimate Joy-Filled *Socially Distant* Tailgate Party fundraising event at the Mesa Riverview Park.  We had a wonderful time...

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Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

{ Written by Rosemary, RN and host of Real Talk with Nurse Rosemary } Types of Dementia Series, Part Three   Today, I’m continuing my series on the different types of dementia. If you haven’t read by other posts on this topic yet, this is in addition to my other...

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The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls A person who is confident in themselves has decreased fall risk. (This is CENTERING to have confidence in other’s abilities and in our own abilities.) As family caregivers, we tend to believe a person’s dementia is further...

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Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal dementia is a common type of dementia. Learn the signs and symptoms of this disease, and why it is often confused with another form of dementia. Additionally, gain insights and tips for caregivers of loved ones with FTD.

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Get to Know Adam

Get to Know Adam

Adam is quite popular with the members at Oakwood, and he's made several friends during his time working at "the club"! Around here, Adam isn't hard to find. You'll spot him in several videos on YouTube, teaching how to paint or giving advice to caregivers of those...

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Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

There are over 400 different types of Dementia. However, as an RN at Oakwood Creative Care, there are approximately 10 types that I see on a regular basis while working with our members. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll cover the basics of those 10 types. Today,...

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Get to Know Nikki!

Get to Know Nikki!

Nikki is one of our fabulous, friendly instructors at our Red Mountain location. When she's not helping members in person, you'll often find her leading an incredible online class. See her in action in this helpful "chair exercises" video, here!Name: Nikki Turner How...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

In the past 2 blogs of our “What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain?” series (here and here), we’ve talked about Normal Aging versus Dementia. Hopefully, this has given you enough information to dispel false information and the many myths that often surround aging and...

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