SOUTHINGTON – As a part of Nationwide Reminiscence Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer‚Äôs Basis of America (AFA), Mulberry Gardens of Southington will supply free, confidential reminiscence screenings on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 58 Mulberry St. within the Plantsville part of Southington. Appointments will likely be taken for each quarter-hour.
Certified healthcare professionals will administer the reminiscence screenings and supply instructional supplies about reminiscence considerations, mind well being and caregiving. The one-on-one screenings encompass questions and duties, and take 10 to fifteen minutes to manage.
AFA suggests reminiscence screenings for anybody involved about reminiscence loss or experiencing warning indicators of dementia; whose household and mates have seen adjustments in them; who consider they’re in danger as a result of a household historical past of dementia; or who need to see how their reminiscence is now and for future comparisons.
‚ÄúReminiscence screenings are crucial in that early detection might help physicians extra successfully deal with cognitive impairment and probably decelerate reminiscence adjustments,‚ÄĚ mentioned Jennifer Doty, BSW, director of social companies and resident service coordinator at Mulberry Gardens. ‚ÄúThese screenings will not be a analysis however a instrument to information a person that she or he could require follow-up from their doctor.‚ÄĚ
Warning indicators of Alzheimer‚Äôs illness embrace forgetting individuals‚Äôs names and occasions, asking repetitive questions, lack of verbal or written abilities, confusion and character adjustments.
To make an appointment for a reminiscence screening at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, name 860.276.1020.
Mulberry Gardens of Southington is a not-for-profit assisted residing, grownup day and reminiscence care neighborhood and a member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Providers, a Hartford HealthCare Accomplice.