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How to speak to the physician

A recurring problem we encounter with our families and caregivers at Centennial Adultcare Center is frustration with their physician in not “fixing” the difficulty they are having with their loved one. Many of this issue occur because their time with the physician is short, their loved one is often with them, and they often fail […]

By |November 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to speak to the physician

Alzheimer’s and Communication

Learning to communicate with a family member or a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia and cognitive impairments, can many times be an incredibly daunting task. Nevertheless, it is crucial to communicate with that specific person and connect with them as best as possible. As these diseases progress, persons may be […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Alzheimer’s and Communication

Tips for visiting a person with dementia

I am borrowing this article from Today.com although it originally appeared on MariaShriver.com.
There are some fantastic point made here, and it comes as many of us are travelling for the holidays. Feel free to contact us here, or call us at 615-393-3399 for more questions on caring for loved ones with dementia.

Many people simply don’t know […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for visiting a person with dementia

Why a “Jack-O-Lantern”?

One of the many legends associated with the origin of the term jack-o-lantern is the legend of Stingy Jack, and old Irish folk tale.

As the story goes, several centuries ago amongst the myriad of towns and villages in Ireland, there lived a drunkard known as “Stingy Jack”. Jack was known throughout the land as a […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why a “Jack-O-Lantern”?