2014 Fundraiser – 4th Annual Event

TRIVIA Night 2014 was a great night , with over 200 people in attendance at Scott’s Downtown Loft.  Dinner, Trivia with “DJ Trivia” Company and a wonderful Silent Auction made money for Guest House Services to seniors while being enjoyed by many supporters. The Guest House Board, Staff and Guests would like to thank the following Companies for their Generous 2014 Sponsorship: Kevin Tharpe, Elder Law Attorney HallCo Community Credit Union Mary...

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How The Guest House Helps

Right in your neighborhood there are spouses, children, nieces, nephews and grand children who are providing care for family members who have memory loss.  many provide care for those who are older and frail.  The sacrifices that Caregivers make are tremendous.  They hold down jobs, try to find time to pay bills and lose a lot of sleep.  They care for their children, other elders and other loved ones.  They manage two households and shop for...

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Staff Training Standards

Since it’s founding in 1985 The Guest House has been fortunate to employ experienced and professional staff members. The Guest House staff continually trains and sets goals for excellence in care. The entire staff recently took part in an Alzheimer’s Simulation provided by Halcyon Hospice at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega. Without missing a day of service here, all staff worked to cover the day, as each had an opportunity...

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Help from GA Mountain Food Bank

The Georgia Mountain Food Bank’s Mission is to address hunger, health and quality of life by serving those in need throughout northeast Georgia. The Guest House, Inc. has become a part of GMFB’s initiatives as we receive commodities once a month which help with our household maintenance, laundry and pantry stocked supplies. Our Director and Social Services Director enjoyed a visit to the Food Bank in the Fall to see the Atlanta...

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Support Group for Caregivers

The Guest House, Inc. hosts a Free Monthly Support Group led by an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Group is open to anyone who is caring or who has cared for a loved one with any long term illness. Our support group meets at The Guest House on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm. This group supports, inspires, shares and helps families and caregivers. Group is Free and Open to all.  For the families of those who have any form...

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Daily Activities for Seniors

Activities at The Guest House are an important part of the patient’s treatment plan. During Assessment, each patient and family meet with staff to help us learn about hobbies they have enjoyed, or the work they have done. Our Activities Department and Volunteers offer a full calendar of daily activities to choose from including an annual picnic, holiday parties and other special events. Tuesday Morning is Wood Shop time! Patients can...

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