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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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Alzheimer’s disease at the early stage is usually indicated by mild memory loss. It is the progression of the disease that results in the detrimental memory loss we associate with Alzheimer’s disease. Though age plays a factor in Alzheimer’s disease, … Continue reading
This video from A Current Affair Australia discusses several “super foods” that may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Throughout Australia, 320,000 people battle dementia. By 2030 it is estimated that there will be half a million dementia patients and nearly 1 … Continue reading
This video from Alzheimer Society of British Columbia has some great tips for talking to teens and children about dementia and the effects it may have on the adults around them. Something parents may not consider is how aware teens … Continue reading
The video titled “Dementia 101 in 101 Seconds” by Alzheimer’s Weekly gives a quick overview of dementia and causes of the disease. Alzheimer’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia and traumatic brain injury are just a few conditions mentioned that … Continue reading
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.
This video does a very good job explaining how plaques and tangles form in the brain. The animations in the video illustrate the protein and enzyme processes that create plaques and tangles. This is a helpful video for people that … 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
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
Though the brain typically begins to shrink after age 60, Alzheimer’s disease causes the brain to shrink at an accelerated rate. The language and memory regions of the brain are significantly impaired by Alzheimer’s. Progression of the disease causes people … Continue reading