We owe our Veterans so much and they ask for so little.  So many of our Veteran’s are unaware of the benefits that they have earned.  Senior Veterans are especially in need of support as their health care needs change and perhaps their resources (family...

Donor Profile: Mrs. Eaken Mrs. Eaken was so thankful for the wonderful, generous care that her husband received over the 6 years he resided in the Gardenside at the Lodge, that she wanted to do something to make the staff’s jobs easier.One challenge in working with...

Thermometers and sleep No one ever wants to wake up a sleeping patient – but sometimes it is necessary to take their temperature at a time when they happen to be sleeping.A resident’s family member, who is also a pediatrician, noticed that when her mom was...

Assisted Living at the Lodge at Geer Village Senior Community blends the atmosphere of a resort lodge with the welcoming comforts of home in a lovely, natural setting. Residents can socialize with others or pursue their own interests as much as possible. Twenty-four hour on-site licensed...

It takes a village, to care for our seniors! The Geer that you know and love has refreshed its look but that caring feel you get when you walk in our doors will never change!Geer will always be just Geer to many, but to more clearly...

As your parents age, it may be hard to find the correct balance of "caring about" vs "caring for". This article, "What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids" from The Atlantic discusses the fine line between caring and controlling.When the time comes to discuss care...

"Caring for an aging loved one can be one of the most stressful family milestones. The sheer difficulty of the task, its high cost, as well as underlying family issues can collide to create a perfect storm of discontent.But when families put aside their differences and...

We all want what is best for those we love. For some, that may mean transitioning to a senior living community. Selecting a home where your loved one will be happy, healthy, and safe is a big decision, but not impossible. For those looking in...

The summer sun makes it the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. But the summer heat can be a problem for seniors, particularly with extreme humidity. While it might feel nice to stay inside and cool off by the air conditioning, it's also important to...