Older Adults in Dallas

Seniors in Dallas/Fort Worth know they are lucky. Not only is this a great place to live, but here they have the ability to grow old without leaving their own homes or losing their independence due to home care agencies that provide caregivers and care managers based on customized care plans. Nearly 9 in 10 seniors say they’d prefer to keep living at home rather than move to a facility. Yet every year, thousands still

Compassion and Care for the Caregiver

Every day, millions of people who are responsible for caring about others find themselves at risk for stress and burnout. Paid care providers, administrators, family members and others find themselves dealing with intense issues which elevate their stress response and create mental or physical distress, errors in judgment and care, absenteeism, turnover, gaps in care and increased mortality for both care providers and patients. Stressed people make mistakes; preventable medical errors are now the third

Dallas Area Gerontological Society (DAGS) – Social Worker CEU & Nursing CNE

February 16th, 2017   |   Networking: 2:45-3pm   |   Program: 3pm-4:30pm Speakers:  Dr Alexander Peralta Program:  Understanding Hospice & Palliative Care Where: Presbyterian Village North    |   Parking available in front of the Corrigan Center and Martin’s Landing McGowan Auditorium in the Corrigan Center 8600 Skyline Drive Dallas, TX 75243 ​ www.presvillagenorth.org

A Daughters Touching Story of Top Notch Care

Hello. My name is Cathy Carl and both of my parents reside at Arden Courts of Lely Palms in Naples, FL. What makes my situation unique is that my parents divorced when I was in high school and now their dementia has brought them back together again! In 2010, Mom and I researched facilities in the Cleveland area for my stepfather who had Alzheimer’s disease. We settled on Arden Courts in Bainbridge, Oh. My stepfather

Senior Resources Now Available Through NCH Brookdale Geriatric Center

The Brookdale Geriatric Center is a new service line of the NCH Healthcare System helping seniors live a longer, happier, healthier life. The Brookdale Geriatric Center is a network of services inclusive special geriatric hospital programming and community based services. Examples include geriatric bedside consultations, Hospital Elder Life Program, patient family centered care & dementia/delirium specialists. The outpatient geriatric clinic will be open within the next year. Through the clinic patients will have an opportunity