Medication Safety

I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine who has a teenage daughter. She was sharing with me information that she had learned at a program the high school had hosted for parents. The topic of the program was about drug abuse among teens. I was interested to... read more

Lewy Body Dementia

We have talked before in this column about the fact that there are many different disease processes that can cause dementia. Dementia is the general term that describes a loss of brain function that affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. Some of... read more

Laughter

I was recently doing a tour with a prospective participant and as we exited the center he commented that “everyone seems happy”. Indeed, I think you are guaranteed to laugh at least once a day when you come here. In fact, I see a lot of our participants (and staff)... read more

Hospice

The subject of Hospice came up at a recent support group meeting and I thought I would expound a little further here in the newsletter. Hospice is a specialized program that provides care and support to patients (and their families) as they enter the advanced stages... read more