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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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- 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: dementia
The National Institute on Aging has an insightful brochure titled “Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help” that will help you determine whether or not forgetfulness is a sign of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It is a common part of … Continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation has a helpful brochure titled “The Four Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention”. This brochure will help you learn how to improve brain health and decrease your chances of getting Alzheimer’s. The brochure discusses the four … 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
This video covers different types of dementia and related symptoms. It also goes over the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, a specific dementia. The video also gives tips for a healthy brain and lifestyle to reduce the chances of getting dementia.
Vascular dementia is often considered to be the second most common type of dementia. The video below explains the symptoms and causes of vascular dementia. It also explores the connection between a healthy blood supply and dementia. TRANSCRIPT “Vascular dementia … 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
When tending to a person with dementia, there are a few things to keep in mind for dental appointments and related dental care tasks. Most of those with dementia are senior citizens, so age related concerns also play a part … Continue reading