Daughter For The Day, Inc.

Call Us at (301) 203-7050
 
 
 
 

"10 Years Of Making A Difference In The Lives Of Seniors"

 
 

Health and Wellness Program!

Dementia Awareness and Prevention Assistance Program (DAPAP)
Sponsored in part by the Walmart Foundation

 


What is Dementia?

Dementia is defined as the loss of or decline in memory and other cognitive abilities.  It is caused by various diseases and conditions that result in damaged brain cells.


 DFTD'S Program Provides

  • Health and Wellness Tips
  • Early Detection Screenings
  • Nutrition Tips
  • Games and Activities
  • Book Club Clusters
  • And much more!

       Early Warning Signs of Dementia

  • Memory Loss that disrupts daily life.
  • Confusion with time or place
  • Getting lost in familiar surroundings
  • Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace your steps
  • Asking the same questions over and over again.

4 Most Common Forms of Dementia

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Vascular Dementia

  • Dementia with Lewy Body

  • Frontotemporal Dementia


 

 

 

 

DFTD has found seniors who need healthy knowledge and information but due to mobility and transportation constraints they are unable to leave their facilities.  That is why DFTD takes a variety of medical and health professionals to  them.


 


 

 

 

Helpful Tips to Improve Your Memory

Write all appointments on a large calendar

Become an active reader

Eat a balanced diet full of vegetables, grains and fruits

Get a good night's sleep

Keep your brain active by doing puzzles and games

Exercise regularly


 


If you would like to have a DFTD Dementia Presentation please contact the office.