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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

Proper Eye Care with Aging

Did you know that just as our physical strength decreases with age, our eyes also suffer a decline in performance? Age related diseases are the leading cause of blindness or vision loss in the United States. The risk of eye disease increases as you age. Many people put off seeking care until an issue arises. However, early detection of eye disease can prevent vision loss. Common condition affecting your eyes as you age are: Macular degeneration Cataracts Glaucoma Dry eyes Diabetic retinopathy. Symptoms include: Blurry, clouded vision Sensitivity to

November is National Hospice Month!

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice care is something that our #RegentFamily is very passionate about. You may not know this, but Regent Healthcare is licensed to assist a patient in their end-of-life care. We have a team of nurses who provide compassionate caregiving and have the assessment knowledge that is so important to patients and their families. We can also provide medication administration and work alongside their chosen hospice organization. Not only do we care for our clients who need

Regent Healthcare Acquires Freedom In-Home Care, LLC

Hanover, MD (June 26, 2018) – Regent Healthcare, the largest, non-franchised Home Care Agency in Central Maryland, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Freedom In-Home Care, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Freedom will be absorbed by Regent Healthcare, who will employ all former Freedom caregivers and assume care for all former Freedom clients. Freedom has served the tri-county Southern Maryland area since 2011. A privately-owned company, Freedom provided services including in-home care evaluations, Alzheimer’s and dementia care,