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Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Common Dementia Types # 3: Frontotemporal DementiaTo follow along in my series of the 10 most...
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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Introducing EngAGE EnCOURAGE

Introducing EngAGE EnCOURAGE

After five years of research and development, we’re excited to announce our new partnership with ALLE Learning™ to create EngAGE EnCOURAGE™: a new and innovative memory care engagement program designed especially for the unique needs of seniors. We are now utilizing...

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Get to Know Rosemary

Get to Know Rosemary

Rosemary is quite popular around Oakwood. In fact, her straightforward, quick witted, and informative advice is so loved that she now has her own video series: Real Talk With Rosemary! (check it out, here) If you follow our blog often, you'll find enlightening...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the series “What is Healthy Aging of The Brain” on normal aging vs. dementia. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read Part 1 (or it’s been a while) make sure to click here and read that article first.  Dementia is not a specific disease....

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Meeting Larry: An Unexpected Friendship

Meeting Larry: An Unexpected Friendship

Story submitted my Oakwood Creative Care team member, Nicole WAdmittedly, I felt a bit intimidated when I first began working at Oakwood. I wanted to be successful in my new role and make a positive impact on the members I'd be working with — but I was unsure how they...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 1

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 1

Most of us are well aware what normal, healthy aging looks like on the outside of our bodies. However, do you know what healthy aging looks like for your brain? (Interesting Fact: your brain’s best years peak at 30!) In my next four blogs that I’m titling “What Is...

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