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DementiaWise – 5 Part Series for Family Caregivers

DementiaWise Series With guest speaker Alicia Junghans of ComForCare Home Care, we are hosting a five-part series, DementiaWise, designed specifically for family caregivers caring for a loved one that has dementia. Meeting times… Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

The Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Many times Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are used interchangeably and it is thought that one means other. That is not the case. Dementia is a collective term,… Read More

Senior Living Communities Offer Innovative Initiatives for Resident Engagement

In this article by the  Assisted Living Federation of America, (ALFA) innovations in senior engagement are discussed. To view the entire article, follow this link.To talk to us about how to help your… Read More

Communicating with the Many Faces of Dementia

A special event presented by Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia. Click flyer to enlarge view

The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these… Read More

West Michigan Woman Wine Down

    Are you concerned about supporting your aging parents? 50% of West Michigan Woman’s readers say they are. Just as our parents kept us safe, sheltered, and secure when we needed it… Read More

Guiding Caregivers Through Life Changes in Dementia Care

There are life changes and emotions that caregivers experience when caring for someone with dementia. If you are a caregiver, Clark Retirement Community invites you to come and learn ways to work through… Read More

Crossroads Education Summer Series #11 “Myth of the Week”

Are you considering memory care for a loved one? When finding the right memory care, questions about the costs and services provided may come to mind. Memory care communities offer a range of… Read More

Dementia Friendly Grand Rapids

It is an exciting day for communities all across the US, including Grand Rapids, with the launch of TWO new resources for dementia friendly communities! First, a national Dementia Friendly America initiative is… Read More

Alzheimer’s Association 2015 Education Programs Calendar

  The Alzheimer’s Association offers several educational programs for families, individuals with cognitive loss, care partners, and community members. Programs range from introductory material to in-depth multi-part sessions and brain health information. They… Read More