The Heritage Pines Caregiver's Support Group
Purpose: To provide support, information and assistance to ALL caregivers within Heritage Pines.
Meetings: Usually held the second Friday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Heritage Pines in the Craft Room.
Contact: For more information, call Debbie Young 813 929-0523 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting a Diagnosis--Which Disease is Causing Dementia
Why It Is Important to Diagnose the Cause of Dementia
Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease
The Memory Disorder Clinics in the Tampa area are:
Suncoast Alzheimer's and Geriatric Center , 800-633-4563
Morton Plant Memory Disorder Clinic, 727-298-6384
University of South Florida Memory Disorder Clinic, 813-974-3100
HBO Documentary: "The Alzheimer's Project"
The Alzheimer's Project
University of Florida, Cargiver's Support Reading Room
HPH Hospice and HPH Home Health
Alzheimer's Association article 'Driving'
Alzheimer's Association another article 'Driving'
American Academy of Neurology article 'Driving advice for people with epolepsy, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, and their families.
The Hardford article 'Family Conversations about Alzheimer's, dementia and driving'
The Hartford article 'Family Converstions with older drivers'
Activities at Home--Planning the day for the person with dementia
Topics of Conversation and Activities for People with Dementia
In Home Doctor Visits
The American Academy of Home Care Physicians www.aahcp.org/physicianreferral.shtml lists two doctors who
serve Pasco County:
Richard Wacksman, MD, Mobile Physician Service, 727-232-0644
Pierre Leger, MD, CWS, Wound Care Consultant/Home Care, 813-632-9446
Do Not Recusitate (DNR) Letter
What Is It and Do I Need One?
Scroll down to see documents listed at the bottom of this page.
Accessing the Heritage Pines Caregiver Support Group Web Site:
If you are a resident at Heritage Pines--Go to the Heritage Pines Web Site, login, and then click on 'Social Pages' on the left
side of the screen.
Click on 'Clubs, Groups & Leagues', then scroll down the list and click on 'HP Caregiver's Support Group.'
If you are not a resident at Heritage Pines--Go to http://www.heritagepines.net/, then click on Clubs & Goups on the left side of the
Scroll down through the list of clubs and groups, and click on 'HP Caregiver's Support Group.'
Respite Care in Heritage Pines:
The HP Resident Volunteer Respite Program
Volunteers will provide in home companion visits to the caregiver’s loved one while they take a much needed break.
If you would like to set up a companion visit or would like more information,
Call Kathy Butler at 727 862-2736.