Blood and platelet donations are currently being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in, and more donations are needed now, especially type O, to replenish the blood supply. Right now, there is less than a five-day blood supply on hand. The Red Cross...

Seniors with a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis may find it frustrating not to be able to participate the same way in activities they once loved. This feeling of frustration can grow particularly strong in the summer, with so many activities requiring exertion and mobility beyond...

Experts say that mild memory loss is perfectly normal -- especially as we age. That's right, if you sometimes forget simple things, you're not necessarily developing Alzheimer's disease. There are many people walking around just like you who occasionally misplace their keys, have that deer-in-headlights...

The pleasures of summer include longer, warmer and sunnier days, celebrations with family and friends, and backyard BBQs. For the person caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, summer can also bring with it additional safety challenges. By taking a few minutes to review...

The 4th of July is a wonderful time to spend with friends and family, but Independence Day celebrations can be difficult for seniors. Elderly family members may have trouble coping with the sun, heat or activity that comes with summer festivities. With a little planning...

Geer currently employs 323 people! 30% live in North Canaan – this represents 17% of the town’s working population. Of the remaining, 55% live in Litchfield County. 7% live in New York 5% live in Massachusetts 3% reside in other Connecticut counties ...

Alzheimer’s disease is relentless. So are we. Join Team Geer for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. We will be participating in the Litchfield Walk on September 23 2018 at...

Over the past 10 years, Geer has provided 31 scholarships to employees so they could further their education! You helped make the difference when you supported the annual Teacup Auction each December.  Thank you! This past December the auction raised $3,078 to be used for...

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, most likely this question is on your mind: When will it be time to move my loved one into a memory care community? The decision is never simple or easy. Once diagnosed,...

If you are searching for high quality memory care communities, consider visiting Geer Village Gardenside Lodge. Memory care is a specialized type of elder care specifically for the needs of seniors with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. A memory care community offers an individualized approach...