Last month, the Florence County Disabilities Foundation and Carolinas Hospital System sponsored a talent show at Francis Marion University called The Stars Are Out Talent Show. Here, performers and artists from Florence and surrounding areas joined together to showcase their singing, …
At New Generations, one of our most successful programs is our Gary’s Gang special needs program. Here, we offer a fun, loving environment for individuals with a variety of conditions, including cerebral palsy. As a special needs care company, we receive many questions regarding cerebral palsy, so we’ve collected 10 of the most frequently asked.
As we age, blood flow to our brain slows down and the brain itself naturally shrinks. As this happens, we can lose nerve cells or nerve connections that were once responsible for helping us stay “sharp.” This occurs in both males and females and can cause us to become a little forgetful, however, there are a few ways to keep your memory sharp as you get older.
Parkinson’s disease ( also known as PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that starts off as a variety of mild symptoms and progresses slowly over the years. At New Generations, we understand Parkinson’s can be hard on both those affected and their loved ones, which is why we offer elderly day care programs that can help.
Today, we hear many different things about autism and Asperger syndrome, but the difference between the two can be complicated. Up until 2013, it was believed that autism and Asperger syndrome were different and that Asperger’s was a separate syndrome because it affected individuals at a different point in life and progressed differently than autism. However, it has since been determined that Asperger syndrome is a subtype of autism in a realm called “autism spectrum disorder.”