Merrill Gardens at Anthem Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Had a great time yesterday at the Merrill Gardens at Anthem Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Pictured is an ice sculpture with shrimp cocktail at the bottom - my favorite part! They had a great turnout and I was glad to be able to attend. Thank you again for having me and for making a difference in the lives of the people in Anthem!
Walk to End Alzheimer's at Thunderbird Senior Living in Phoenix
Had a great time at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s dinner at Thunderbird Senior Living in Phoenix. They had a delicious menu and great music to go along with it. Congratulations on raising the most money thus far to support a cause that is near and dear to our hearts.
Mastering the Art of Dementia Care at Terra Pointe
Thank you Terra Pointe Memory care for holding the “Mastering the Art of Dementia Care” presentation. Becky Leuer, owner of Right at Home Northwest Phoenix, attended this presentation to learn different ways to help care for the clients to ensure they receive the best care possible.
Right at Home Northwest Phoenix focuses on the client and learning about their background so we can relate to them on a deeper level and bring back memories they are fond of.
Grand Opening of The Enclave at Anthem
Had a great time at the grand opening of The Enclave at Anthem. It is a beautiful new community that has independent living, assisted living, and a memory care unit. The independent side will be opening early September with the assisted and memory care to follow.
Dispatch Health Open House in Phoenix
Had a great time at the Dispatch Health open house learning about ways to keep our clients comfortable in their own homes while allowing them to get the care they need to stay healthy. Dispatch Health is new to the Phoenix area and serves as an on-demand urgent care that comes to you. They bring along 7 suitcases such as the one pictured below that can treat many things such as gastrointestinal problems or urinary tract infections.
Tour of Neuro Rehab Care Home in Peoria
Had a great time touring the brand new Neuro Rehab Care home in Peoria! It is a beautiful home with 10 bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. This is a great place for anyone who needs a post-acute brain and spinal cord rehabilitation home. Definitely one of a kind in the Phoenix area!
Ability360 Campus Tour in Phoenix
Right at Home had a great time touring the Ability360 campus in Phoenix. It is a beautiful fitness center that accommodates people with physical limitations. Even their rock climbing wall designed for people with a disability! For veterans and their spouses, they only charge $25 a year for a membership. If you are in the Phoenix area, it is an amazing campus to check out!
6th Annual Disability and Human Services Day
Right at Home Northwest Phoenix and Right at Home East Valley teamed up for the 6th annual Disability and Human Services Day at Chase Field in Phoenix. It was a fun night full of baseball and educating those on the importance on in-home care. The Disability and Human Services Day is a day to recognize and include those with a disability who may not attend a Diamondbacks game otherwise. Prior to the start of the game, Becky Leuer and Mark Leuer were recognized on the field for their participation in this event.
West Valley Coalition on Aging at Glencroft Senior Living in Glendale
Right at Home would like to thank Glencroft Senior Living in Glendale for hosting the West Valley Coalition on Aging this morning. The guest speaker, Laura Brown of Vantage Financial Services, gave an amazing presentation on “Focusing on the Family". Financial planning with a family member prior to their death may be a hard subject to discuss. However, it will save their loved one's immense time, pain and grief if addressed beforehand.
Terra Point Memory Care Grand Opening in Glendale
Had a great time at the Terra Pointe Memory Care grand opening! Can’t wait to see your company become established in the community and the impact you make on the clients you serve.
Assisted Living Locators Glendale Grand Opening
Congratulations to Lori Sears on her grand opening of Assisted Living Locators Glendale! We enjoyed being a part of your grand opening celebration and are excited to team up with you to make a difference in the community!
Assisted Living Federation of America Fall Symposium
The Assisted Living Federation of America Fall Symposium in Phoenix, AZ was a terrific experience. Right at Home participated as an Exhibitor and gave out information on the benefits of home care even for those already in Assisted Living Communities. The symposium Keynote presenter was JJ Birden, a former NFL wide-receiver. He spoke about keeping motivated and finding passion in your life, no matter what your age. Other speakers included information on Music from Heart, a musical therapy program specifically developed for those with dementia. The day ended with a panel of speakers for the MINE initiative, a program in educating first responders on how to best help those individuals with dementia when they are called out to an emergency situation. All in all a terrific and well attended conference!
Supporting People to Live Well with Dementia
On June 7, 2016, Right at Home presented Supporting People to Live Well with Dementia at the gorgeous newly-opened Surprise Memory Care in Surprise, AZ. The all-day workshop featured Dr. Daniel Nightingale, award-winning international groundbreaker in dementia treatment, and author, speaker, and trained hypnotherapist Kathleen Nightingale, both of Dementia Therapy Specialists. Topics included: The use of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy for people living with dementia, a live demonstration of relaxation techniques, and the first-time-anywhere introduction of MaRTiS Music and Reminiscence Therapy, a program designed by Dr. Nightingale. The West Side Story Tellers also performed, bringing the audience to laughter and tears with their great stories and engaging delivery.
The educational and entertaining day was a great success and Right at Home is proud to continue to bring the best in innovative new ideas to our clients and our community!
Arizona Assisted Living Federation of America Spring Conference
Right at Home attended the Arizona ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of America) Spring Conference & Expo at the gorgeous We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center in Fountain Hills, AZ on April 19 & 20. This year’s theme, "The Marvel-ous Heroes of Assisted Living" provided a fun change of pace from the serious business of providing the best care and resources for Arizona seniors. Representing Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, and Mesa franchises, the Right at Home table was proud to provide information on the best in senior services Valley-wide!
The Positive Impact of Hypnotherapy as a Treatment Option Part 2
“The Positive Impact of Hypnotherapy as a Treatment Option” was the topic for the second installment of the Living Well with Dementia series at the gorgeous Silverado Memory Care Community in Peoria, AZ on Thursday, April 6. This 6-month series of presentations by internationally-acclaimed Clinical Dementia Specialist Dr. Daniel Nightingale is offered free to the public through the collaborative efforts of Right at Home, Serenity Hospice, and Dementia Therapy Specialists.
“I never had any idea that hypnosis could help someone with dementia – just amazing!” and “I can’t wait to tell my husband about this!” were among the comments at the end of the standing-room-only event!
The Positive Impact of Hypnotherapy as a Treatment Option
On April 4, 2016, Right at Home Northwest Phoenix was proud to bring Dr. Daniel Nightingale’s presentation, “The Positive Impact of Hypnotherapy as a Treatment Option” to MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Arrowhead in Glendale, Arizona as part of our 6-month Living Well with Dementia support series. With the help of Serenity Hospice, Right at Home continues to lead the community in exploring innovative solutions and techniques to improve the lives of our clients and seniors everywhere!
The next presentation in the Living Well with Dementia series at MorningStar will be “Senescence vs. Dementia” on Monday, May 2, at 6:30 PM. Contact Deanna Wilson for more details.
Push Forward Conference
A great event for people living with spinal cord injuries, the AZSCIA Push Forward Conference, was held in Phoenix on Friday March 11, 2016. Right at Home was there to provide educational materials on care-giving resources in the community.
Blazing the Trail
Industry leaders Right at Home and Silverado Memory Care Community teamed up with Serenity Hospice to bring Dr. Daniel Nightingale, innovative international groundbreaker in dementia treatment, to our Peoria, Arizona community on Thursday, March 10. The Living Well with Dementia Support Program, created by Deanna Wilson, Marketing Director For Right at Home of Northwest Phoenix and Dr. Nightingale of Dementia Therapy Specialists, is being offered free to the public in three locations.
“We’ll definitely be back,” and, “I can’t wait for the next one,” said attendees after the first lecture in the series of six scheduled monthly from March to August.
Desert Winds Open House & Vendor Fair
Desert Winds Independent Living in Peoria, AZ held an Open House & Vendor Fair for their residents and the community at large on Wed., Feb. 10. This Valentine's Day-themed event had a great turn-out, especially the Right at Home table with free red, pink, and white teddy bears for everyone!
Spring Into Health and Wellness
The Banner Boswell Spring into Health & Wellness Event was a great opportunity to share Right at Homes' great service & values and promote our new Dementia Support Programs to over 200 people!