Georgie Romeo is a senior care counselor at Barrington Terrace of Naples. Originally hailing from Parma, Ohio, Georgie began her career in senior care in Akron, Ohio. She has worked in the field for 22 years and has served seniors who live at Barrington Terrace for the last three and a half years.
Did you know that approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every year? At Barrington Terrace of Naples, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care and senior living for individuals living with the disease. Which is why we have become a member of the Struthers Parkinson’s Care Network (SPCN).
The decision to move a loved one into an assisted living community is challenging, to say the least. On top of dealing with the range of emotions connected with the decision, finding a community that meets your parent or spouse’s needs requires a fair amount of due diligence. You want a community that will treat your loved one with dignity and respect, but you also want one with plenty of amenities, classy accommodations, and a premium on residents’ well-being—in other words, someplace that will feel like home.
Senior living in Naples is easy to find. What isn’t easy to find, however, is senior living in Naples that offers an exceptional lifestyle and experience. At Barrington Terrace of Naples, we pride ourselves on offering seniors a one-of-a-kind home, complete with happy staff and friendly neighbors. Don’t believe us? Check out what just some of our residents have to say.
Early signs of dementia are often subtle and frequently go undetected. Your loved one might hide his or her symptoms out of fear or embarrassment, and family members often mistake early symptoms for normal signs of aging.
Understanding the different stages of dementia will help you prepare for, recognize, and accommodate changes taking place in your loved one. And amid these changes, it’s important to help your loved one maintain his or her individuality.
Because caring for a loved one with memory loss can be a confusing and challenging journey, we want to help families understand and cope. We invite you to join us at Barrington Terrace of Naples for our three-part series on dementia; it is designed to guide and support you along this journey.
Between 2017 and 2025, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease in Florida is projected to increase by more than 38 percent, the Alzheimer’s Association reports. This will leave thousands of family caregivers pondering whether memory care in Naples is right for their parent. Many factors, such as the ability of family members to provide care, the cost of care, and what’s best for loved ones with dementia, go into the decision.
Benefits of Memory Care in Naples
Located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, the Naples, Marco Island area has been a popular retirement destination for years. In fact, seniors comprise about 48 percent of Naples’ population, which is well above the national average and makes for a vibrant and close-knit senior community.
Older adults are known to seek out areas with warmer temperatures once retirement allows them the freedom to do so. For the savvy senior, there is one particular destination ideal for retirement living: Naples, Florida. This large town with a small-town vibe is still considered a hidden gem of the Gulf Coast, and it offers so many opportunities for seniors as well as their family and friends.
Around 80 youngsters from Everglades City, Copeland, Chokoloskee, and Plantation Island enjoyed breakfast with Santa and early presents at a celebration on December 22nd in the Everglades City Community Center.
A dozen officers with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office were on hand to interact with the kids, a change from previous years when the youngsters would “shop with a cop” at a local store to buy gifts for their families. Afterward, they would gather at Barrington Terrace of Naples, an assisted-living facility in East Naples, to sing to the residents.