Monthly Archives: January 2019

Shore Neurocognitive Health to Present Talk on Improving Outcomes in the Older Adult with Dementia

Good or bad: Changes in personality and behaviors often accompany cognition in a dementia syndrome. With more than 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, this is an issue their caregivers often face. As a professional working working with individuals with dementia, we invite you to attend “Improving Outcomes: Using Behavior Assessments in Dementia” on February 19, 2019 from 8 am to 10 am at Candle Light Cove. This live in-person program will explore the impact of

Know the Signs of a Stroke

Being able to recognize the signs of a stroke is imperative to a timely and effective response. That’s why we want all of our Regent caregivers and the public to be educated on how to recognize the signs. Remember the acronym FAST Face: Ask the client to smile. Does one side of the face droop or appear unequal? Arm: Ask the client to raise both arms. Does one arm appear weaker or drift down? Speech: Ask the client to repeat a phrase/sentence. Is their speech slurred or