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Your Loved One Is Diagnosed with Dementia, Now What?

 Posted by Renee Anderson on February 13, 2020 at 3:48 PM
Thank you for our guest blogger this month, Jessie Hillcock, of The Memory Compass.  The time following a diagnosis of a memory impairment (whether it be Alzheimer’s, dementia, primary progressive aphasia, etc.), is overwhelming with so many questions regarding the future. When researching disease progression and community resources, one valuable resource that probably will not first come to mind is a speech-language pathologist. You ar...

What Is Adult Day?

 Posted by Renee Anderson on January 13, 2020 at 6:31 PM
 Guest Blog By: Lisa Chubb, MSN, RN, WCC, RAC-CT, CMAC, CRN-CThe adult day setting is a center where adults who might have a disability or need socialization can go during the day that is safe, fun, and homelike. Loneliness is becoming a health crisis. It can be as bad on your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Adult Day Care allows for a caregiver of a Guest to run errands or get some much-needed rest. In the past these centers have foc...