Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Education at Luther Park Community

May 24, 2016 No Comments by

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., The Gardens at Luther Park Community will host “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers” presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions.  What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available […]

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Luther Park Adult Day Center Open House

May 24, 2016 No Comments by

Luther Park Adult Day Center, in partnership with Greater East Side Development, is having an Open House and BBQ.  Come joins us for a day of fun and discovery.  Come for food and stay for prizes!! Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 Time:  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. We are also currently accepting new participants.  Call […]

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Governor Branstad Celebrates National Nursing Home Week at Luther Park Community

May 16, 2016 No Comments by

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Luther Park Community Kellie McGriff, Director of Operations 515.262.5639 Honoring the 134,000 Iowans serving as caregivers for residents with dementia May 16, 2016 – Des Moines, Iowa – Governor Branstad and Luther Park Community kicked off National Nursing Home Week (May 8 – 14) with a celebratory ceremony honoring nursing […]

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Care Giver Tips

Feb 01, 2016 Comments Off

Looking for tips as a Care Giver for our precious residents? Here are great tips from the Alzheimer’s Music Connect Going Out People in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease may still enjoy going out to places they enjoyed in the past. For example, the person might enjoy going to a favorite restaurant, park, shopping mall, […]

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Study Suggests Depression can be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

Feb 03, 2015 Comments Off

Taking care of seniors who have dementia is what we do at Luther Park.  Many people think this disease begins and ends with memory loss, but there are many other symptoms that can take a toll on caregivers and loved ones.  In this great article from HealthDay News, puts those other changes front and center, […]

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