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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Don’t dismiss the Flu yet!

This year has been, and continues to be, an extended flu season (on top of everything else!) and experts recommend everyone in and with close contact with a susceptible population be vaccinated. Flu shots are still available, and some physicians recommend a booster if it has been more than 6 months since your last vaccine. [...]