Tips for Communicating with Someone who has Dementia

Dealing with dementia is never easy and communication is particularly challenging.  The disorder makes it hard for patient to understand and deliver messages. This often leads to frustration for both the patient and their families which can result in unpleasant and unnecessary conflict.  Consider...

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McKenney Hosts CPR Class on January 22, 2018

Please join us to renew or to obtain a new CPR Certification on January 22, 2018 from 10am – noon at the McKenney offices, 9655 Tamiami Trail North #201, Naples, Florida 34108.   We are offering training for $30.00 per person, payment at the time...

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Signs Your Parents Need Iin-Home Assistance

One issue that is hard for children of elderly parents to discuss is whether their parents need assistance in the home. It becomes difficult because the parents themselves are often resistant to the idea. However, getting older comes with its obstacles. Since many parents...

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Lewy Body Support Group a Huge Success

McKenney Home Care hosted the first Living with Lewy Body Caregiver Support Group in SW Florida on Wednesday, January 3,  2017.  We are pleased, but not surprised, to report that it was very well attended.  Lewy Body is the second most common form of...

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A New Year Poem from McKenney Home Care

To Our Colleagues, Friends and Clients, We thank you for your friendship and trust and wish you blessings for the New Year!  A LITTLE NEW YEAR POEM The New Year lies before you Like a spotless tract of snow Be careful how you tread...

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