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“Don’t work for Recognition, but do work worthy of Recognition.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

This was a post from one of our Regent Families who lost their Mother to Dementia. Mrs. Lee was with Regent for years and her family will remain a part of ours for years to come.   “For those of you who have not seen my sister’s post from this morning, my mother passed away last night. It was a peaceful passing, and for that I am eternally grateful. She was 92, and had fought the good fight

CAREGIVER SPOTLIGHT ALERT!

CAREGIVER SPOTLIGHT ALERT! This week, our spotlight goes to TWO of our Southern Maryland Caregivers – Joyce and Shandi. Their mutual client recently passed away and these ladies supported this client and her family before, during hospice care and after. Even while their client was in the hospital/rehab, Joyce went to visit during her free time just to make her smile. And for the clients birthday, Shandi bought balloons and flowers to celebrate! They both attended the client’s funeral service this

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