Sagepoint Receives $1,256.43 Donation as Recipient of McCafe for a Cause

Sagepoint Senior Living Services is pleased to announce that it has received a donation of $1,256.43 from the Welburn Organization which operates the two McDonald’s in La Plata and one in Waldorf. Sagepoint was selected as the McCafe for a Cause recipient for the month of May and this donation is the result of proceeds from coffee sales each Monday during that month. The funds received will support our activities program which is responsible for … Read More

Stepura Selected as Sagepoint Pen Distributor Champion

In honor of #ThankfulThursday, we would like to celebrate our advisory committee member Barbara Stepura on being selected as our Sagepoint Star Pen Distributor Champion. Barbara consistently distributes Sagepoint pens throughout the community and, in fact, has distributed over 3,000 total pens so far! With our recent name change from Charles County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to Sagepoint Senior Living Services back in January of 2015, name recognition and branding is a priority of ours. It … Read More

Sagepoint Wins National Healthcare Marketing Awards

Sagepoint Senior Living Services’ Pharmacy Bag Marketing campaign earned a 2017 Gold Aster Award in the national competition that recognizes excellence in healthcare marketing and advertising. Sagepoint’s mannequin challenge video, viewable here: https://youtu.be/HjzIX129f9o, earned a 2017 Silver Aster Award. Director of Marketing Kelsey Pearson remarks, “We are very honored to again receive national recognition for our marketing efforts here at Sagepoint! We work hard to communicate our services to families in need throughout Southern Maryland and … Read More

Sagepoint To Participate in Pilot Dementia Training

Sagepoint Senior Living Services is pleased to announce that, as a sign of our commitment to providing excellent, person-centered care for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, our staff are participating in CARES® Dementia Training and will earn Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ and essentiALZ Plus Certifications. We will be posting our progress toward employee participation goals in the main lobby. Residential care staff often have limited opportunities to attend face-to-face dementia training. … Read More

You’re Not Just ‘Growing Old’ If This Happens To You

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News When Dr. Christopher Callahan examines older patients, he often hears a similar refrain. “I’m tired, doctor. It’s hard to get up and about. I’ve been feeling kind of down, but I know I’m getting old and I just have to live with it.” This fatalistic stance relies on widely-held but mistaken assumptions about what constitutes “normal aging.” In fact, fatigue, weakness and depression, among several other common concerns, aren’t to-be-expected … Read More