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Garden Terrace at Overland Park hosts Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony

Associates release balloons in memory of residents lost to Alzheimer’s.

On Nov. 9, 2017, Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, held its annual Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony.

The event was held to honor those who have lost their battle with Alzheimer’s disease and those who are still fighting. Several family members of current and past residents at Garden Terrace, as well as associates and community members, attended....

Garden Terrace at Overland Park participates in two Alzheimer’s walks

Left to right: Jennifer Hutzell, director of community relations; Debbie Biehl, executive director; and Christianna Smith, admissions director at the Oct. 1 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Fall 2017 has been a busy time for Alzheimer’s Association fundraising at Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas.

The facility exclusively serves patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, so fundraising for Alzheimer’s research and support is a top priority for associates and residents’ family members. This year, for the first time, Garden Terrace at Overland Park took part in two different Alzheimer’s walks....

Garden Terrace at Overland Park hosts Carnival to End Alzheimer’s

Donna Stepaniak, a resident’s daughter, ready to make popcorn

On Sept. 5, 2017, Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, continued its seven-year tradition of Alzheimer’s fundraising with a Carnival to End Alzheimer’s.

Residents and their families, as well as associates and their families, came out to the event....

Garden Terrace at Overland Park participates in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Christina Smith, admissions director, and Jennifer Hutzell, community relations director at the facility’s information booth.

Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 2, 2016.

A total of 4,391 people participated in the event, and the facility’s team, “The Garden Party Crew,” consisted of 67 members, including associates, residents and family members.