Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC/SLP, Director, Brush Development
is an award-winning author and researcher in dementia care and an AMI Certified Trainer for Montessori for Dementia and Aging. Passionate about enriching the lives of people with dementia, Jennifer is on a mission to put the focus of care on the person’s preferences, interests, and abilities. She consults with organizations around the world that want to create environments where people with dementia and their care partners thrive. Jennifer also serves as the Program Director of Montessori Education for Dementia, St. Nicholas College, Ireland. She is the author of the indispensable guide, Montessori for Elder and Dementia Care. Learn more at www.BrushDevelopment.com
Sentimental Melodies with Emily Dorland
Let me take you away with melodies that celebrate the magic, joy, and wonder of love, and make you feel like you have not felt in years …
Vintage Vocal song sets are based on seasons, holidays, specific composers, and singers to fit your programming needs. Emily incorporates interesting facts about each song or composer along with era appropriate clothing, accessories, hair, and makeup. Hundreds of song options are available to be mixed and matched to meet your audience’s preferences. All necessary sound equipment is provided. She also works with the professional pianist, Duane Carlson, who is available as an accompanist, upon request. Available evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Cost of Services $75.00-$100.00 per program
Phone (330) 620-2559
Address 452 Hartman Road Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
Active For Life - by Melissa Renner
Active For Life works with those living in Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Rehabilitation facilities, and those with neurodegenerative diseases who are living in Memory Care facilities.
Active For Life's fitness and wellness programs are designed with brain and body wellness in mind so the participant can stimulate and exercise both cognitively and physically. Our connection with the residents is just as important to us as the exercise.
We strive to not only provide excellent exercise programs, but to ameliorate our participants day.
Cost of Services $60-$75
Phone (216) 702-9225
Kris Diehl, Rock Capital Productions
Acoustic Guitar Performance, other bands available for hire/parties fees vary by service
Cost of service-$75-$100
Phone number- 440-915-1293
Caroline Bruno, Ragtime Pianist
Play/ narrate an hour of ragtime and other music on piano, either as background music or as a concert
Cost of Services are negotiable.
John Pickle Show
John Pickle is an accomplished Musician/Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer performing for audiences all over the area. John is a personality and certainly has a way of making people attending his shows feel special. His musical stylings go from soft and tender to fast paced and energetic but the audiences he plays for are his main focus. He loves going out into the audience and making them a part of his show. Whether it is down on one knee singing to a lady in the audience or bringing up a group to “perform” a song with him, he brings the house down with smiles and laughter. Kick back, relax and let the seriously lighthearted humor and whimsy of the “John Pickle Show” put a smile on your face, Let the man that is a friend to some, a confidant to others and a pain in the butt to his wife bring out the camaraderie and playfulness in us all.
Cost of services is dependent on numerous things.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Ohio Department of Health
Ohio Department of Health | Ohio.gov
National Certification Council for Activity Professionals
National Association of Activity Professionals