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Parkinson’s Disease – Treatments for Life Enrichment, April 17, 2018

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is very common among adults over the age of 65. The symptoms, motor and nonmotor, decrease the quality of life of these individuals. As stated by Stegemöller (2018), “The motor symptoms are the most well-known symptoms of PD. These include tremor, bradykinesia (slow movement), rigidity, postural instability, and gait disturbance. However, there […]

DLEA Champions – Honoring our Social Workers!, March 22, 2018

Social workers literally make up the fabric of our society. Our social workers here at DLEA provide support to older adults and individuals with disabilities so that they can enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Opioids & Caring for Older Adults, March 1, 2018

The Opioid Epidemic was proclaimed a crisis in 2017, and this year we are working hard to learn how to best approach our clients and loved ones when it comes to opioid use. Pain management is a huge issue when it comes to getting older, and the line between treating pain and addiction is very, […]