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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Cheers to the New Year! We are so excited to be ringing in the New Year and cannot wait to see what 2022 has in store for the Oakwood Creative Care family and all of our members!  Like many of you, we have been busy crafting our New Year’s resolution plans with...

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Dementia- Friendly Cooking: Peanut Butter Cookies

Dementia- Friendly Cooking: Peanut Butter Cookies

We hope you and your loved one enjoy this Dementia-Friendly recipe and find great fun in the preparation process! Just remember: The cookies do not have to come out of the oven looking picture perfect. As long as they taste good and you get to enjoy time connecting with your loved one, then that’s all that really matters. So put on those aprons, don’t mind the mess, and share in those priceless moments of laughter and joy! 

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Raising The Bar For Alzheimer’s Support

Raising The Bar For Alzheimer’s Support

Oakwood Creative Care’s CEO and President, Sherri Friend, sounded a call to action in her article written for AZCentral, where she focused on the vital importance of offering more innovative and holistic approaches to treating those living with Alzheimer’s. Read our latest blog to learn more about how Oakwood Creative Care is raising the bar for Alzheimer’s support!

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Engaging At Home

Engaging At Home

Oakwood Creative Care believes in the possibility of cultivating positive life experiences, even after diagnosis. Seniors living with dementia are growing and fostering new lifelong experiences each day. Through Engaging at Home, we look to ensure all participants and their families have the opportunity to experience real moments of creativity and joy while feeling valued, loved, connected, and respected.

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National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month

Family Caregivers: Meet Sharon & Ronna At Oakwood Creative Care, we recognize the important role of family caregivers. They often face difficult journeys when caring for their loved ones. The impacts of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other age-related issues affect...

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Welcome

We're a nonprofit organization based in Mesa, Arizona with three senior day club locations (and a fourth on the way) which serve older adults with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's, and various other physical or cognitive challenges. Life does not end with a diagnosis. Our members continue to learn new skills, enjoy new discoveries, make friends, laugh, and live a joy-filled life. Our team of dementia experts lead support groups, events, classes, and private sessions with caregivers and families, guiding them on the best methods to care for their loved ones while also caring for themselves.


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