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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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- 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.
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There is an Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Symposium on July 11, 2014. The location is the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. There is no charge to attend and the event hours are from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Topics covered … Continue reading
The Clock Draw Test is a tool to detect early Alzheimer’s symptoms. The test can also help determine a person’s progression through the various stages of Alzheimer’s disease. While this test is a good indicator to determine whether or not … Continue reading
In this video, Cindy Keith shares tips for interacting with a person who has Alzheimer’s disease. She shares a number of ideas that will help caregivers handle situations with creativity, compassion and a smile. She also reminds caregivers that the … Continue reading
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
There is a brochure available from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides a basic introduction to Alzheimer’s disease. The title of the brochure is “Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease – What it is and what you can do”. In addition to giving … Continue reading
What is Sundowning? (Excerpt from HealthLine.com) Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Confusion and agitation worsen in the late afternoon and evening, or as the sun goes down. Symptoms are less pronounced earlier in … Continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is a conference showcasing leaders in dementia research across many disciplines. Next year, it will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 12th to 17th. Visit http://www.alz.org/aaic/ to learn more.
Since 2000, deaths from Alzheimer’s have risen 68 percent—while deaths from other major diseases have decreased. (Source: Alz.org)