Dementia … Now What Do I Do?

When it comes to Alzheimer/dementia, do not depend solely on your physician, neurologist or gerontologist. Do research by reading and looking at a variety of helpful therapies. With just a little effort on your part, it is easy to surpass the knowledge of these...

Dementia, the Types and Their Characteristics Part 3

In the second part of our series, we started to describe the many different types of dementia. Below, we’ll finish describing the other types of dementia. Vascular Dementia Vascular dementia is an umbrella term that describes impairments in cognitive function...

Dementia, the Types and Their Characteristics Part 2

As we mentioned in the first part of our series, we defined dementia broadly to describe a condition which is characterized by cognitive decline. As we said, there’s many different types of dementia of which we will describe below: Alzheimer’s disease This is...

Dementia, the Types and Their Characteristics Part 1

The term dementia is used broadly to describe a condition which is characterized by cognitive decline, but there are many different types of dementia. Although the disease is usually progressive, a proper and specific diagnosis can indicate treatments that will...

Dale H. Chambers Jr. (1935-2016)

Dale H. Chambers Jr., 81 Dale H. Chambers Jr., 81, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, surrounded by his loving family, at the Dodge Park Rest Home in Worcester. He was the husband of Sara-Jane (Scott) Chambers. Born in Framingham, he was...

Stay healthy while exercising during the cold weather

Congratulations—you’re still keeping up with your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise. In the dead of winter, staying active is important, but it can also be hazardous if you’re not careful. Take these precautions to stay healthy when you’re exercising during...

Florence Gaudette(1914 – 2015)

Florence Gaudette, 100 Worcester – Florence G. (Melanson) Gaudette, 100 years old, passed away at Dodge Park Rest Home on October 29, 2015. Her husband of 55 years, Rodolphe J. Gaudette, Sr. predeceased her in 1995. She leaves four daughters; Theresa Dowd of...

Charles Hastie(1930 – 2015)

Charles Forsythe Hastie WORCESTER/HOLDEN – Charles Forsythe Hastie, 85, of Worcester, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on October 28, 2015. Charlie was the loving husband of Marilyn L. (Scholtz) Hastie with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Charlie was...