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Against the Odds: The Best Things You Can Do Right Now to Prevent Falling

November 15, 2018

Every second of every day an older adult falls. One out of five of these falls has serious repercussions such as broken bones or a head injury. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults age 65 and older. These statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are staggering…

JHLC Blog

October 8, 2018

Estate Planning for the Heart: When to Have “The Conversation” with Your Loved Ones Are you sitting down? I’ve got some bad news. We’re all going to die. Yes, we all know we’re mortal. Yet somehow, most of us would rather talk about almost anything aside from death and dying – especially the more emotional…

JHLC Launches New Blog

August 31, 2018

Pros and Cons: Using an Agency vs. Hiring a Caregiver on Your Own It happened. You realize your mom, dad or another loved one is no longer fully independent. The reasons are numerous: They are not keeping up with their medication. They may have given up their car keys and aren’t able to run errands…

Watch the London Family AgeSmart Lecture with Dr. John Zeisel Here

June 21, 2018

In recognition of The Longest Day, make sure to check out the April 2018 London Family AgeSmart Lecture featuring memory care expert, Dr. John Zeisel, Ph.D., author of I’m Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer’s Care and founder of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care. Watch the Q&A with Dr. Zeisel that followed the Lecture by clicking…

Resident Paints Again Thanks to I’m Still Here Approach

February 6, 2018

Dementia shouldn’t limit someone from doing something they love. Our Hope Model of care and engagement using the I’m Still Here Approach makes sure we give each individual the opportunity to continue doing activities that fulfill them. Click the link below to read the article about our resident artist featured in The Atlanta Jewish Times.…

Welcome New Executive Director, Rhett Scircle

January 3, 2018

Jewish Home Life Communities is pleased to welcome Rhett Scircle, LNHA, as the new Executive Director of Berman Commons. Rhett brings a wealth of experience in Assisted Living as well as being a certified nursing home administrator. We invite you to stop by today and meet him.

Berman Commons Certified as an I’m Still Here® Dementia Care Center of Excellence

December 19, 2017

After an extensive six-month training and embedding process that encompassed all levels of the team–from dietary and housekeeping to care staff and management–Berman Commons has proudly earned their certification as I’m Still Here® Dementia Care Center of Excellence in partnership with The Hearthstone Institute, the leading non-pharmacological research organization funded by the National Institute of…

Swing into Spring! Memory Care Move In Special

May 1, 2017

Now is a great time to consider a move to our beautiful Ackerman Traditions Neighborhood. For new residents moving into our secure Memory Care neighborhood by May 31st, we will waive your community fee (a $2,500 savings!) and take 50% off your first month rent. Our resident-centered care, purpose-driven activities and dedicated 24/7 LPN with…

Respite Available in Memory Care Neighborhood

February 6, 2017

Respite, or short term stay, provides personalized care services to older adults with dementia or those who have some level of memory impairment. Respite Care is a solution when: Caregivers with a loved one at home, need to be away for work or personal reasons Family member caregivers who need time away from the daily responsibilities…

New Executive Director Makes a Difference

December 21, 2016

The Atlanta Jewish Times recently profiled our new Executive Director, Erin Barbee. Click here to read how her background and passion for seniors has made a difference at Berman Commons.