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DDAC Quick Facts
Did you know:
- Our staff has personal experience caring for special needs adults.
- Our clients can enjoy fresh produce grown in our garden.
- We use and teach sign language.
- We provide care Monday-Friday from 8AM to 4:30PM, extended hours available as needed.
Our Wish List
We can always find use for these items.br>
- Pots and pans
- Paper plates
- Plastic dishes
- Paper cups
- Kitchen utensils
- Office supplies (pens, paper, note pads, copy paper)
- Tea pitchers
*We gladly accept gently used items.
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- REMINDER: Open Enrollment Starting Monday 11-9 Through Friday 11-13
- New Photos Added to Photo Gallery 10/6/2015
- Did you know?… Divine Destiny Proudly Accepts Veterans for Adult Care Services
- UPCOMING EVENT: November 9th through 13th of 2015 is Open Enrollment
“The support group meetings have become my lifeline—just knowing that I am not alone in this journey helps me get through these long and difficult nights.” - Lois U., Caregiver Click here to view our Caregivers Session Calendar.
Category Archives: Caregiver Resources
Caregivers often get so caught up in caring for others that they do not take care of themselves as they should. Below are three tips caregivers should implement to improve their health. Three great tips for better caregiver health include: … Continue reading
Wish-TV shares a video about Alzheimer’s, helping loved ones with Alzheimer’s and resources available to caregivers. It also has some good tips on dealing with personality changes in loved ones and ways to ask about pain level or other needs.
People with dementia often react badly to situations with too many people or occasions that present them with too many choices. Dining out often involves large groups of people and many meal choices. It is possible to enjoy a meal … Continue reading
Warning Signs and Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Necessity of Caring for the Caregiver (Video)
This video briefly explores the warning signs and effects of Alzheimer’s. It also mentions resources and ways caregivers can get the help they themselves need. One important take-away from the video is that families of today typically can not and … Continue reading
Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease will find it essential to become better educated about the disease and how it affects daily life. The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center, also known as ADEAR, has a collection of resource lists … Continue reading
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be difficult. In addition to taking care of a relative’s physical needs, there is also an emotional component to dealing with Alzheimer’s. Caregivers can easily get exhausted by the responsibilities and daily … Continue reading
Helpful Brochure on Planning Activities at Home for Person with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Association Brochure
The Alzheimer’s Association has a brochure available that will help caregivers of a person with dementia plan activities that can be done at home. The brochure is titled “Activities at Home – Planning the day for a person with dementia”. … Continue reading
The information in this video will help you safety proof your home to make it safer for your loved one with Alzheimer’s. As mentioned in the video, it is possible that your family member could be over medicating, since he … Continue reading
A person with Alzheimer’s disease may need to take various medications for a number of reasons. Medication can be used to manage behavior changes or for many other conditions. As a caregiver, it is important to know the name and … Continue reading