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New Memory Care Wing Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Date Published: Jul 11 2019

There is no one way to work with people living with dementia-related illnesses. However, there are innovative, meaningful and compassionate ways and that is what we pride ourselves in doing at The Commons of Providence.  Our staff and programs make a difference in our residents’ daily lives...

How Do You Know if Your Loved One Needs Assisted Living?

Date Published: Jun 20 2019

There are so many commercials on television today talking about the best way to care for older family members. How do you know when your older loved one needs just extra help or can no longer live on their own?

Ten Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Some Help

Date Published: Jun 10 2019

When Becky’s sister asked how their mother was “really doing” after a whirlwind weekend of relatives in town, a bridal shower and a milestone birthday celebration, she was told, “Okay.” But was she?

Normal Aging or Dementia?

Date Published: Jun 02 2019

The news surrounds us daily regarding the latest Alzheimer’s facts and its growth as baby boomers move into their golden years. 

Four Ways to Improve Brain Health

Date Published: May 23 2019

Aging is a part of life.  As we grow older, often our mind slows down, we can become forgetful and it can be harder to multi-task.  This natural part of aging has been referred to as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Celebrate the New Memory Care Addition at The Commons

Date Published: Jun 11 2018

The Commons of Providence invites the community to the Blessing and Ribbon Cutting for the new Memory Care addition on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 4:30-6pm.

New Branding for Franciscan Living Communities Announced

Date Published: Oct 25 2016

Franciscan Living Communities long-term care facilities are being rebranded as part of CHI Living Communities, a national business of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). Sylvania Franciscan Health became part of CHI in 2014.

CEO Recognition Award Earned

Date Published: Oct 23 2016

CHI Living Communities earned the Chief Executive Officer’s Recognition Award for being among the Top Five high achievers in the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) 2016 Performance Culture Assessment.