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Join The Dementia Friendly Mesa Movement!

Join The Dementia Friendly Mesa Movement!

Did you know? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Arizona has the fastest-growing rate of Alzheimer’s and dementia cases in the nation. Right now, there are more than 150,000 Arizonians who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is...
Tips For A Dementia Friendly Home: Fall Risk & Prevention

Tips For A Dementia Friendly Home: Fall Risk & Prevention

Keeping your loved one with dementia safe from suffering a fall can sometimes be a difficult task. Because of impairments to their brain’s functionality, loved ones with dementia may experience lapses in memory or judgment, and changes to their physical state may make...
Lifelong Learning: Your Brain’s Greatest Companion

Lifelong Learning: Your Brain’s Greatest Companion

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” This is such an interesting thought to ponder – that our ongoing motivation to learn something new is exactly what keeps us young beyond our...
Developments In Dementia Research

Developments In Dementia Research

As science continues to evolve, researchers are unlocking more and more valuable information related to the prevention and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. The first description of Alzheimer’s came in 1906 after Dr. Alois Alzheimer examined the...
Welcome to Oakwood Creative Care!

Welcome to Oakwood Creative Care!

Through hope and creativity, Oakwood Creative Care transforms the lives of seniors with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, and other age-related challenges by reigniting purpose and dignity beyond a diagnosis. As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to enhance...