Managing Chronic Pain in Patients with Dementia

Managing Chronic Pain in Patients with Dementia

Chronic pain affects 1.5 billion people worldwide, an estimated 100 million of whom live in the United States. Yet we currently have no effective treatment options. Fortunately, research advances have determined some of the ways in which chronic pain changes the...
Wandering and Dementia -Aspects and the Risk of Falling

Wandering and Dementia -Aspects and the Risk of Falling

Wandering, a complex motor, cognitive and behavioral disorder, is a common symptom among patients with dementia. A contemporary definition for wandering is: “A syndrome of dementia-related locomotion behavior having a frequent, repetitive, temporally disordered,...
Review from Caring.com

Review from Caring.com

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident (5 / 5 Stars) Oasis at Dodge Park is a very caring community. They provide excellent nursing care for my mother, even from the non-nursing personnel as well. I think my mother is in a very safe place. She’s in...
How to Recognize Signs it’s Time for Placement

How to Recognize Signs it’s Time for Placement

More than 15 million Americans devote time and energy to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, but sometimes the cost of caregiving becomes too high. Caregivers find themselves unable to bear the...

Programs Based On Residents Abilities

Programs at the Oasis at Dodge Park are specifically designed for each resident based on the individual abilities of the resident.  Using a cognitive based activity program we ensure all of our residents can be engage in activities that are suited for them....
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