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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church-7th to become Dementia Friendly

By Debbie Selsavage | February 16, 2017

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church becomes certified Dementia Friendly Hernando, FL., February 11, 2017 – More than 30 members of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway in Hernando, Florida, have completed the ABC of Dementia Workshop, enabling the church to become certified Dementia Friendly. The workshop, conducted by Debbie Selsavage, …

Support groups assist with Scent Kit Distribution

By Debbie Selsavage | June 30, 2016

Inverness, FL; June 10, 2016 – Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver support groups have enthusiastically stepped up to take an important role in the distribution of Human Scent Preservation Kits throughout Citrus County. Early in June, Linda Boles, President of the Crystal River-based Find-M Friends, a non-profit organization that promotes the training and use of scent-discriminating …

Find-M’ Friends and Coping with Dementia LLC partner to provide free Human Scent Preservation Kits to Citrus County

By Debbie Selsavage | June 30, 2016

Crystal River, FL; June 1, 2016 — Linda Boles, President of the Crystal River-based Find-M Friends, a non-profit organization that promotes the training and use of scent-discriminating Bloodhounds in cooperation with law enforcement agencies to locate people lost and at risk, reports that in the coming months as many as a thousand Human Scent Preservation …

Home Instead Senior Care joins free Scent Kit distribution program

By Debbie Selsavage | June 30, 2016

Lecanto, FL; June 30 — The Citrus County headquarters for Home Instead Senior Care, located at 4214 Gulf to Lake Hwy in Lecanto, has become the first home health provider in Citrus County to join a campaign to distribute free Human Scent Preservation Kits to the families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. …

Crystal River Heath and Rehab joins Scent Kit distribution campaign

By Debbie Selsavage | June 30, 2016

Crystal River, FL; June 28, 2016 — The Crystal River Health and Rehabilitation Center, a long-term skilled care and rehabilitation facility located at 136 Northeast 12th Avenue in Crystal River, Florida, has acquired and will distribute Human Scent Preservation Kits to all of its clients in the coming months. Usually referred to as a “Scent …

St. Paul’s Lutheran and Kingsway of Beverly Hills certified Dementia Friendly

By Debbie Selsavage | December 2, 2015

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Kingsway of Beverly Hills are the 19th and 20th Dementia Friendly-Business in Citrus County Beverly Hills, FL., November 19, 2015 – With 30 individuals participating in Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiver training this evening, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Kingsway of Beverly Hills earned certification as Dementia Friendly organizations. St. Paul’s …

Tri County Hearing Aid Inc. is the first to become dementia-friendly

By Debbie Selsavage | November 19, 2015

Tri-County Hearing certified Dementia Friendly Beverly Hills, FL, November 12, 2015 – Tri-County Hearing has become the first provider of audiology and hearing aid services in Citrus County to be certified Dementia Friendly. Tri-County Hearing owner and audioprosthologist David Ditchfield explains, “A recent study from Johns Hopkins has confirmed that hearing loss is an integral …

Seniors Helping Seniors is first companion care company to become dementia-friendly

By Debbie Selsavage | November 19, 2015

Seniors Helping Seniors becomes first home companion care company to be certified Dementia Friendly in Florida’s Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco Counties Inverness, Florida, October 15, 2015 – Today, Seniors Helping Seniors franchises in Citrus, Hernando, and west Pasco Counties became the first companion care company for seniors on the Nature Coast to be certified as …

Floral City Methodist becomes first dementia-friendly church in Citrus County

By Debbie Selsavage | August 5, 2015

Floral City, August 5, 2015 – With more than 30 of its staff and congregation attending a Dementia-Friendly Workshop on July 29, the Floral City United Methodist Church became the first church in Citrus County to earn a Dementia-Friendly certification. A one-hour workshop provided information on how to recognize individuals suffering from Altzheimer’s and dementia, …

Floral City workshop certifies four more businesses as Dementia-Friendly

By Debbie Selsavage | August 5, 2015

Floral City, August 3, 2015 – With over 50 people in attendance, four more Citrus County businesses and the Floral City United Methodist Church were certified as Dementia-Friendly on July 29, 2015. The workshop was hosted by the Floral City Merchant’s Association and conducted by Coping with Dementia LLC. Businesses certified include Head-To-Toe by Julie …