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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 […]

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Spring and Allergies

Springtime is finally coming . . . . I hope!
Of course, along with the arrival of spring, come the pollen and all the other environmental allergens that can result in a runny nose, redden the eyes, scratchy throat, and so on.
So, be vigilant! A scratchy throat can often be helped by increasing fluid intake or […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Spring and Allergies

Stroke Information and Resource Guide

Guest blog submitted by David Patterson, ACLS Training Center, originally posted at : https://www.acls.net/stroke-information-and-resources.htm
Stroke Information & Resource Guide

Jul 20, 2016

A stroke is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. It is a leading cause of disability and the fourth leading cause of death among Americans. Until recently, if you were to experience a stroke, supportive care was […]

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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 […]

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