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Dementia and Sleep Disorders

Dementia is a blanket term that refers to a cohort of pathophysiological conditions. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Other examples of dementia include vascular dementiaLewy body dementiaParkinson’s diseaseShy-Drager syndrome, Huntington’s diseasealcohol-related dementiaAIDS-related dementia and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Common symptoms of dementia include progressive loss of cognitive functions such as memory, social skills and emotional reactions.

 

Read more at the link below.

https://www.tuck.com/dementia/ 

2018-06-13T21:08:22+00:00 By |Tags: , |

Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

Understand how Social Security disability benefits works and how to calculate your benefits.

Social Security disability benefits can provide for your family when an injury, illness, or disability prevents you from working and earning an income. Applying for these benefits is often seen as a cumbersome process, however, requiring several steps, a slew of complicated paperwork, and even in-person hearings.

This guide will explain how Social Security disability benefits work while helping you determine whether your disability, illness, or chronic condition is enough to qualify. We’ll walk you through each step of the process, and tell you what to expect during each […]

2018-04-27T08:06:05+00:00 By |Tags: , |

Bus-Stops at Old People’s Homes Take Patients for a Ride

You may not believe but elopement and wandering are more and more common with residents with suffer from dementia. Old people’s homes across Germany are erecting fake bus-stops to make it easier to round up senile pensioners trying to make a run for it, and also to help soothe patients who feel they have things to do, places to be.

Read more about it follow the link below

http://www.dw.com/en/bus-stops-at-old-peoples-homes-take-patients-for-a-ride/a-3394237

 

One of the main responsibilities for caring with people with dementia is to try our best to keep them safe even in the event that they want to leave the home.  The use […]

2018-04-27T08:25:52+00:00 By |Tags: , , , |

Are you eligible for Veterans Benefits?

Are you or your loved one eligible for Veterans benefits? This is a resource that is often overlooked, and should be given more attention. The application process is a bit tedious but its worth it in the long run. If you’re wondering about eligibility, visit the page below. There are several non profit groups that assist families and seniors navigate through the VA application process.

 

http://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/

Transportation for disabled seniors

County Link para-transit bus is a valuable service which is known for transportation for disabled seniors to go places such as the store or senior center.
You can get more information about this service and to see if you’re eligible. http://cccta.org/link/eligibility-registration/

Important Phone Numbers

  • LINK Reservations: 925-938-7433
  • LINK Cancellations: 925-943-1829
  • LINK (after hours): 925-943-1829
  • LINK Applications, Questions, Comments: 925-680-2066 -or- 925-680-2067
  • LINK Account Information: 925-938-7433
  • LINK Lost and Found: 925-938-7433
  • Fixed-Route Bus Service Information: 925-676-7500

AT&T’s California Relay Service is available for individuals with hearing/speech impairments: 1-800-735-2929 (TDD) or 1-800-735-2922 (Voice), or you may dial 711.

Mailing Address:
County Connection LINK
2477 Arnold Industrial Way
Concord, […]