Davis Enterprise: Davis needs an adult day program, resource center

May 26, 2017

In Davis, the numbers are higher than state averages for two reasons: Working caregivers often move aging parents to Davis and retirees rarely relocate. Both reasons are due to the fact that the Davis community is a desirable place to live. The series of articles this month have framed the challe...

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Davis Enterprise: Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Is Davis ready?

May 19, 2017

Chances are your life in some way has already been touched by Alzheimer’s disease, or the broader term, dementia. The impact on the individual, family and friends extends to the community, as service and support needs increase once the disease unfolds and takes its toll. The Alzheimer’s Associati...

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Davis Enterprise: The diagnosis is Alzheimer’s; what now?

May 12, 2017

You have known for some time that things were not quite right. The time had finally come to take Dad to the physician. You are mentally preparing for a diagnosis you have dreaded hearing out loud and have been denying for years. “Mr. Jones, your father has Alzheimer’s disease,” says the physician...

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