Blog

/Blog
­

The Uncounted Victims

Over the past 2 decades, the mortality rates for heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, and many other well-known killers, have steadily declined. However, the death rate attributed to Alzheimer’s disease has steadily risen. Moreover, there are tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Americans that die every year with Alzheimer’s disease, but the death is associated […]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on The Uncounted Victims

Pain and Dementia

Irrespective of degree of cognitive impairment, the impact of untreated pain in older people can be devastating.Pain in people with dementia is a critical public health problem. As the population of older adults’ increases, hospital nurses are more likely to encounter patients with dementia admitted for acute and often painful conditions. Indeed, nearly 50% of […]

By |April 26th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Pain and Dementia

Who cares for the caregiver?

I chose to post this article, because we at Centennial Adultcare Center see firsthand, the stresses put on caregivers on a daily basis. It is very important for caregivers to be helped as well. The following is a great article with some great tips and advice for the caregiver. Included below is a link to […]

By |April 19th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Who cares for the caregiver?

Dementia vs. Delirium

One of the most common mistakes made when it comes to a sudden change in a loved one’s cognitive status is to assume it is a normal part of aging. “Grandpa is getting senile.” Mom is just getting old.” Although cognitive abilities do tend to dull somewhat with age, it is not normal for someone […]

By |April 12th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Dementia vs. Delirium