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cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – July 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Lisa Stanford, re: 75-270 Hwy., 111, Ste., 204, Indian Wells 92210.
– MISSION STATEMENT that Dementia Help Center is the rescue plan for family caregivers. Offer individual and family coaching, personalized planning, care management and placement when the time comes. Fear cripples, but knowledge empowers. Strive to educate, inform and manage the disease and then to thrive.
– QUESTIONS FROM JOEY PALS.
1. What are the signs of dementia. Can it come on overnight? (CANNOT come on overnight. Sepsis and other things can mimic dementia when one is dehydrated. Can cause fainting, falls and hallucinations).
2. Symptoms of dementia; (1. Cognitive/Mental decline. 2. Disorientation, especially toward the evening.. 3.“Word salad” inability to speak coherently or can’t come up w/ the right word or name. 4. Make things up, stories and facts. 5. Behavioral/personality changes; shows as a lack of restraint, become quick to anger. 6. Begin to lose their way, forgetting how to get somewhere they’ve always known. 7. ESPECIALLY a change in their gait. I.E. muscular issues.)
3. REPORT that drugs can help but NOT CURE, AND other people, especially families ALWAYS KNOW.
– REPORT on their DHC’s bi-monthly “THRIVE” support group for ALL LEVELS IS BACK. Open to clients, family, caregivers. They also have a ZOOM meeting. Call for the link. FREE CONSULTATIONS. Indian Wells group meets 1st and 3rd Wed., of each month. La Quinta group meets 2nd and 4th Wed., in Old Town. of each month.
– REPORT on the 2 books Kae recommends: “Welcome to the Departure Lounge” and “Travelers to Unimaginable Lands”.
– (contact info: www.dementiahelpcenter.com and (760) 636-6355).

Lisa

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