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Artist Susan Linnell talks about her “Angel” painting for the 2017 Gianna Homes Gala

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Artist Susan Linnell talks about her "Angel" painting for the 2017 Gianna Homes Gala   Angel Painting by Susan Linnell Cari Doucette, Gianna Homes, Marketing Director, sat down with Susan Linnell, the artist who painted the Angel featured in the [...]

Save the Date – Annual Gianna Homes Gala

June 26th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Save the Date - Annual Gianna Homes Gala   Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Metropolitan Club This year, our event will feature Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, daughter of namesake Saint Dr. Gianna Beretta Molla. As our evening's keynote as [...]

A Picture Says a Thousand Words: Storytelling with People with Dementia

June 7th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A Picture Says a Thousand Words: Storytelling with People with Dementia   Humans are storied creatures. We gather around the campfire and scare each other with ghastly tales. At holidays, we reminisce and repeat the family fables. Stories help us [...]

Sharing the Passion of Reading: Volunteering at Gianna Homes

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sharing the Passion of Reading: Volunteering at Gianna Homes Maddy writes about her passion of reading...     When it came to volunteering, my mom frequently told me to “share my passions”. I was never quite sure what she meant. [...]

Why Don’t You Sprinkle Some Sage on That Lion’s Mane?

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why Don't You Sprinkle Some Sage on That Lion's Mane? As we delve deeper into our book of review, “Awakening from Alzheimer’s”, we ponder the validity of two claims: Sage sharpens memory. Lion’s Mane is a miracle mushroom. Sage and [...]

Are Jigsaw Puzzles Therapeutic ?! Read more to find out!

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are Jigsaw Puzzles Therapeutic?!     Are Jigsaw Puzzles Therapeutic?   Why yes they are! Think about how relaxed you become when you are completely enthralled in a gamut of blue puzzle pieces. Which one is the perfect fit for [...]

Unmasking Brain Injury: Gianna Homes Partnered With The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unmasking Brain Injury at Gianna Homes with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance On Wednesday, July 27, the residents of Gianna Homes and Gladys’ Place came together with retired NHL player and brain injury advocate, Jordan Leopold and Cory Hepola of [...]

Gianna Homes Resident: Darlene’s Story of Faith

March 14th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Gianna Homes Resident: Darlene's Story of Faith This is Darlene's Story:  Darlene Joan Fretter was born in 1932 in Minneapolis, MN. Although her parents were very poor they shared their wealthy hearts with their two daughters, and much of their extended [...]

Art and Aging: COMPAS at Gianna Homes

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Art and Aging: COMPAS at Gianna Homes COMPAS, a community arts organization, helps Gianna Homes host artists as part of their Artful Aging program. This program provides talented artists of different mediums to guide older adults in exploring creative expression in meaningful ways. Their [...]

Awakening From Alzheimer’s : Coconut Oil Reverses Alzheimer’s

February 20th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Awakening From Alzheimer's : Coconut Oil Reverses Alzheimer's! The book Awakening from Alzheimer’s, by Peggy Sarlin, introduces an overwhelming number of holistic approaches to reversing, and in some cases, even curing Alzheimer’s. Gianna Homes would like to introduce you to her [...]

Adaptive Yoga at Gianna Homes

February 8th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Adaptive Yoga at Gianna Homes Every other Friday brings a special visitor to Gianna Homes. Deb Whitcomb visits the home to lead our residents in an adaptive yoga program. No need to turn yourself into a pretzel here - Deb [...]

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