Thursday, January 31, 2013
The center is among the items on the Planning and Zoning Commission's agenda tonight
Beachwood could soon be the home to a special Alzheimer's memory care center. The city's Planning and Zoning Commission will hear more about JEA Senior Living Inc.'s plans for the center to be located on Harvard Road. Carl Sanders, director of development for Vancouver, Wash.-based JEA, will request preliminary site plan approval. Equity Planning, the firm that owns the building at 3355 Richmond Road, will request site approval for a change in the rear entry door for Salon Lofts, a company that is expanding throughout Northeast Ohio. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Beachwood City Hall.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Check out our list of signs and talk with your loved ones before everyone heads home.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Keep an eye on parents and other loved ones while you're together over the holidays.
Another holiday season has arrived. That means you are another year older. And so are your parents, your grandparents and other older relatives. Whether you see your family often or just a few times a year, you may be noticing that they aren't quite how they used to be in some ways. It's not a pleasant holiday subject, but with all the gatherings going on over the coming weeks, it's a good time to observe your parents or other relatives for signs of Alzheimer's Disease. The Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter offers a list of ten warning signs of Alzheimer's. With the list, they also give examples of what is just normal aging. Some of the warning signs include decreased or poor judgment, personality and mood changes, never-seen…
Monday, August 1, 2011
Company creates new list of resources for families
A Beachwood company has created a new website for families of senior adults who are seeking housing, nursing, or rehabilitation options for their loved one. The Senior Comfort Guide is an online listing of 2,000 Cleveland-area facilities that families can contact when the health, memory, or ability of their aging parent declines to the point of needing professional care. Max Compton, president of Senior Comfort Guide, started the business as a labor of love, he said, out of his own pocket. He doesn’t charge families to use the guide, and he doesn’t charge companies to list their services in the guide. “Not every senior business or living community is right for every senior,” said Compton, “and we want to make sure that families are able to…