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Parkinson's Awareness Month, caregivers stories and memories of caring for someone with Parkinson's Disease

In The Words of Janet’s Care Team

When Janet was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2006, she refused to let the disease define her. Learn more about Janet's inspiring story from loving members of her English Rose care team.

The Art of Being Patient

Over our 27-year history, Parkinson's care has become an English Rose specialty. Learn how our unique approach helps people living with Parkinson’s live their best life at their own pace.

Parkinson’s 101

Parkinson’s disease affects more than 1 million people in the US and over 10 million people worldwide. Learn more about the world’s second most common neurodegenerative disorder with links to additional educational and support resources

A Non-Medical Approach to Dementia Care

All human beings experience a full range of emotions. That does not change when someone is living with dementia. An inspired caregiver looks beyond the superficial expression so that they can identify the “why” behind the communication.

Your Genes Are Not Your Fate

Your genes may increase your risk of getting a disease, like Alzheimer’s disease, but they don’t control your fate

Caregiver Spotlight – Lynne

Find out how one innovative English Rose caregiver taps her hospitality background and big heart to bring joy to residents

Best Practices for Doctors as Frontline Dementia Advisors

Most primary care physicians have no or very little training on Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Tiffany Gomez, English Rose Executive Director, shares practical advice to support their effectiveness as frontline dementia advisors.

The Power of Food for People with Dementia

A personal narrative published in the New Yorker about research exploring the role of food in triggering memories and improving quality of life in people living with Dementia.

A Home Designed for the Ages

English Rose is expanding its award-winning residential care into Minnetonka with the launch of its first assisted living home.

VIDEO: Health and Safety

“We provide individualized care that meets each person where they’re at.” ~ Tiffany Gomez, English Rose Administrator For...

A Quarter Century of Extraordinary Care

Tucked among the trees and lakes of a historic Edina neighborhood sits yet another immaculate property. But what might look like a typical single family Edina home on the outside is bustling with a different sort of activity on the inside.

Supporting People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. As a care provider for people with Parkinson’s disease, we welcome the opportunity to increase awareness about this disease and highlight how we support our residents living with Parkinson’s and their families.

The Wisdom of Three Generations

A job advertisement in the local newspaper in May of 2000 caught Kathy’s eye in the way it celebrated its caregivers. She took her yellow highlighter and excitedly circled the ad so many times that she couldn’t even read the phone number she was supposed to call. She quickly reached out to a friend, who found the same ad and read her the phone number.

Maintenance Therapy — The Best Kept Secret in Senior Care!

Have you ever needed physical or occupational therapy (PT/OT)? Many seniors have experienced conditions that cause decreased strength, range of motion, balance deficits, difficulty with walking, or memory issues that may lead them to need PT/OT.

Young Champions Making a Difference

I started volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter around 2016, a few years after my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Research: Childhood Contributors to Dementia

The University of Minnesota received $14.2 million in new funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to better understand how childhood conditions and experiences shape later-life risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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