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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: coping with Alzheimers
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
Have you visited Alzheimers.gov recently? If you have never visited, you will be surprised by all the helpful hints provided and resources listed on the website. If it has been a long time since your last visit, then you should … Continue reading
Story of Couple’s Love for One Another and How Husband Copes with Wife’s Alzhiemer’s Disease (Video)
This video shares the story George and Adriana Cuevas and how Alzheimer’s affected their lives. At the start of the video, we find out that George and Adriana were childhood best friends. George’s family moved while he was a child, … 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
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
Being a caregiver or person dealing with Alzheimer’s is tough. Here is a video of encouraging quotes and beautiful backgrounds set to music. The song is titled “It’s Going to be Alright”. Take a break from your day and get … Continue reading
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VP of Constituent Services for Alzheimer’s Association Answers Caregiver Questions asked on Facebook
The video below contains a number of helpful tips and recommendations for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Beth Kallmyer, vice president of constituent services, answers questions asked by caregivers on the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facebook page. In this video, you … 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