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A Chance to Plant the Seeds for Future Generations of Our Seniors

With the calendar year ending and tax planning on many people’s minds, it’s a good time to remind our residents, their families and our supporters about JCHC’s Circle of Life legacy giving program.

This philanthropic opportunity enables anyone to make an after-lifetime gift to the JCHC that will support our future residents’ needs and enrich their lives for generations to come.

Making...

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How Person-Centered Care can Alleviate Sundowning in People with Dementia

If you have a loved one with dementia, you may have seen or dealt with the issue of sundowning—problems sleeping or increases in behavioral problems that start at dusk (sundown) and can last into the night. Sundowning usually peaks in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s and other dementias and eventually diminishes as the disease progresses. However, while sundowning is an active condition in the...

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The Benefits of In-Town Independent Living at Village Apartments

Imagine having a range of activities to indulge in right at home . . . yet be just blocks away from a quaint walking downtown with plenty to see and do, and town conveniences close by. It’s the type of retirement living many older adults are seeking today, in a rental community that offers programs, activities, and on-site amenities geared to an active lifestyle.

Residents at Village Apartments...

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The Benefits of Music for Individuals with Dementia

Music has so many benefits for people of all ages and abilities. It makes us smile, sing along, and sometimes, cry. It is undeniable that music triggers emotional and often, physical responses in us in ways few other modalities do.

Think of how music affects you. Do you find yourself tapping your toes or swaying to your favorite tunes? Do upbeat songs from your youth bring a smile to your...

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