96°F
weather icon Clear

Pahrump senior living community makes announcement

Nevada senior living community Inspirations announced newly Certified Dementia Practitioners, a June 1 news release reported.

“Inspirations is a senior living community that provides assisted living and memory care to seniors in Pahrump, Nevada,” the release stated. “As a true commitment to providing the most comprehensive support and services to residents, Inspirations associates have completed the Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care course provided by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP).”

The course meets the global requirements for official CDP certification.

“Teaching this seminar to our teams is the best part of my job,” Dana Sargent, regional director of operations with Grace Management Inc. said in a statement. “I first became a certified dementia practitioner in 2014, and the next year I became a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care trainer. I love teaching and working with the memory care teams across the country. It’s very rewarding when they see how they can make such a difference in the lives of our residents.”

Inspirations provides an innovative approach to memory care through its Village Program, which focuses on residents’ life experiences and establishes strong relationships within the Inspirations community, the news release said. “It is developed specifically for individuals with Alzheimer’s or related dementias. The Village Program offers personalized programming intended to engage residents in activities that reflect their former schedules, lifestyles, and interests. “

The Village Program’s mission, the release said, is to:

Reflect on past accomplishments and on who residents were in early years of living.

Rejoice in the successes experienced each day.

Renew residents’ spirits every day.

“The Village Program achieves an enriching lifestyle through structure, familiarity, and a sense of accomplishment. It follows a positive and individual approach designed to maintain skills, abilities, and individuality and to provide a sense of purpose and belonging. “

Patty Luessenhop, senior vice president of operations of Grace Management Inc., said: “We are committed to providing the utmost care and professionalism in everything we do. By providing professional development and continuing education opportunities as well as adhering to the best practices of our industry, we remain leaders in delivering optimum senior living experiences.”

The Inspirations site in Pahrump is at 931 E. Honeysuckle St. The phone number is 775-751-2300. See more at www.inspirationsseniorliving.com and www.nccdp.org A photo is at pvtimes.com

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Pahrump Animal Shelter services contract decision set for Tuesday

The current contract for operation of the Pahrump Animal Shelter is almost at an end and the Nye County Commission must make the decision as to which organization the new contract will be awarded to.

Pahrump Valley Times refreshes its website

The website of the Pahrump Valley Times — pvtimes.com — features a refreshed look unveiled this week.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, June 12 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $53 million.

Flag Day ceremony in Pahrump honoring veterans

Nathan Adelson Hospice announced it will be holding a special “We Honor Veterans” pinning ceremony today, June 14 in Pahrump to coincide with Flag Day.

Yucca Mountain back on television

In a made-for-TV visit to the proposed burial site for the nation’s nuclear waste in Nye County, Nevada’s senior senator vows to block efforts to restart licensing process.

Air ambulance company responds to Pahrump transport cost concerns

The director of communications and government affairs of Air Methods, the parent company of Pahrump’s Mercy Air, has issued a response regarding the circumstances of a Pahrump resident who was billed more than $50,000 for an air ambulance flight from Pahrump to a Las Vegas medical facility.

1 transported to UMC Trauma after Nevada Highway 160 crash

Crews from Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services responded to what was described as a suspicious vehicle fire on Saturday, June 8 at approximately 9:41 p.m.

Nye County District Attorney’s Report

Editor’s note: The Nye County District Attorney’s Report is provided by the office of DA Chris Arabia. Plans call for it to be provided on a monthly basis as the information becomes available. This report is for May 2019 unless noted. Duplicate names represent separate cases.