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What Are The Different Kinds of Dementia?

It is truly helpful to understand there are multiple different types of dementia, all of which may present with different symptoms, and may have vastly different prognoses and treatment options. In general, there are 5 major groups; Primary, Secondary, Progressive, Cortical, and Subcortical Dementia. Classification in one of these groups is not exclusive of another [...]

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 [...]

Recognizing the Signs: Strokes

In the United States, strokes are the leading cause of death and long term disability, resulting in over 130,000 deaths, and costing more than $40 billion each year. There are nearly 800,000 strokes each year in the U.S., of which over 600,000 are first time strokes. Risk factors for strokes vary widely and strokes can [...]

Happy Thanksgiving

From the staff at Centennial Adultcare Center, we would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving later this week! We hope everyone can enjoy some time with friends and family, and eat their fill!