Tonight: Clear and cool with an overnight low in the mid 40s.
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EPB FIBER OPTICS
epb fiber optics offers faster internet speeds at the same prices
joining us today is katy mena along neal potter with the electric power board of chattanooga
in celebration of its 3rd anniversary and to the thank the community for its support, epb fiber optics - chattanooga's municipally owned fiber to the premise network upgraded every residential customer's internet speeds at no additional cost
epb fiber optics launched sept 2009 offering fi speed internet, fi tv and fi phone to epb electric power residents who lived in areas with access to the company's 100% fiber optic network - may 2010 the service also became available to business customers who had access to the network
for more information go to www.epb.net
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY
Congratulations to newschannel 9's Facebook Friend of the Day!Amanda Martin who was born and raised in McDonald, Tennessee. She writes on her Facebook wall, "I am a very proud mother of 2 girls.God has really blessed my life and she keeps the faith everyday
The McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is a TREASURE, not only for that county but for the entire region. The Museum continues to make a name for itself because of the quality of its exhibits and OTHER offerings. One of the most popular of its exhibits is the annual QUILT SHOW, which opened last week. --for more information call 423-745-0329 or visit www.livingheritagemuseum.com
Jennifer Hindman with the Erlanger North Seniors Program to talk about signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's, along with a memory screenings available at Erlanger North ---also discussed the Seniors Program and all that it offers patients/families in the region.
The Senior's Program is designed for adults aged 60 and older, the Senior's Program at Erlanger North Campus is an inpatient program focusing on diagnosing and treating the mental health issues and complex problems associated with aging. The goal of the program is to preserve the dignity and maximize the functionality of each individual, helping them cope with stressful issues such as grief, loneliness, illness and disability, changing roles and status and family conflicts. Patient may be experiencing depression, anxiety, psychosis, and behavioral changes related to dementia.
The treatment team includes:/Social Worker/ Case Manager/Registered Nurse/ Licensed Practitioner/Activity Therapist/Certified Patient Care Technician
The team is supported by a Board Certified Internist, Nutritionist, Pharmacist, and as needed, an Occupational and Physical Therapist.
Typical warning signs for Alzheimer's include:
Memory loss, especially of recent events, names, placement of objects, and other new information
Confusion about time and place
Struggling to complete familiar actions, such as brushing teeth or getting dressed
Trouble finding the appropriate words, completing sentences, and following directions and conversations
Poor judgment when making decisions
Changes in mood and personality, such as increased suspicion, rapid and persistent mood swings, withdrawal, and disinterest in usual activities
Difficulty with complex mental assignments, such as balancing a checkbook or other tasks involving numbers
Typical warning signs for Dementia include:
Relying on memory helpers
Trouble finding words
Struggling to complete familiar actions
Confusion about time, place or people
Misplacing familiar objects
Onset of new depression or irritability
Making bad decisions
Loss of interest in important responsibilities
Seeing or hearing things
Expressing false beliefs
To schedule an appointment for an assessment, call the Seniors Program Monday-Friday 0900am- 500pm at 423.778.3434
At other times, please contact the patient's primary care physician for further direction.
MR FOOD - for todays receipe go to www.mrfood.com
Kevin Sims visit the Creative Discovery Museum with 10 year old Zxavian--for more information about becoming a "big" call 423- 698-8016 or www.bbbschatt.org.