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What Is Dementia?

Written by: Gail Shaw, Care Coordinator -What do an umbrella and dementia have in common? One of the definitions under the word umbrella, in the Webster’s II New Riverside Dictionary, defines an umbrella as something that encompasses many different elements or groups. Dementia encompasses many different diseases under it. These include Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease, Parkinson’s [...]

By | 2015-09-30T16:06:51+00:00 September 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Good Balance Is Important

Have you ever felt dizzy, lightheaded, or even thought the room was spinning around you? It can be troublesome and, if it happens often, it could be a sign of a balance problem. Having good balance means being able to control and maintain your body’s position, whether you are moving or remaining still. If you [...]

By | 2015-03-25T13:45:34+00:00 March 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Family Caregiver Support Groups

St. John’s support groups provide opportunities for families and friends to discuss their concerns and uncertainties, as well as find resources to help regain a sense of  balance and hope. We also provide information about helpful coping techniques and resources to make your job as caregiver a little less stressful. The sessions allow you to listen [...]

By | 2015-03-03T10:01:51+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Relationships matter when dealing with aging and dementia

By Gail Shaw, Home Services Care Coordinator - It’s exciting to be celebrating our 30th anniversary. During this time, we have formed many relationships with individuals, families and other organizations. These relationships have helped our Home Services Program grow over the years. Family caregivers have found that it is not always easy to get their [...]

By | 2015-03-03T09:09:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments