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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.
Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Association
Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease; memories, perception and vital organ functions are all impaired. Alzheimer’s seems to show up all at once in many cases, but the damage has … Continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Association has a great brochure titled “Driving And The Individual With Alzheimer’s”. The brochure has tips that help caregivers determine when and how to take the keys from a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s. It is … Continue reading
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
Heard about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s yet? Get your teams together or mark your calendar to participate! The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest event put on by the Alzheimer’s Association yearly. According to the Alzheimer’s Association website, … Continue reading
This video from the Alzheimer’s Foundation highlights a number of facts about Alzheimer’s disease. It is a short video filled with Alzheimer’s related statistics and attention-grabbing visuals. Seeing one fact after another displayed, as the animations change, helps one begin … Continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Association website has resources to help kids and teens understand Alzheimer’s disease and its affect on a loved one or friend. There are videos, printables and activity sheets to explain Alzheimer’s disease and give young people facts about … 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
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
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
Keeping the brain active is a way to retain cognitive ability and even delay the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Challenging your mind with puzzles, social situations and new places will help form more connections among brain cells. Learning new … Continue reading