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$47 Million Grant Adds Valuable Brain Imaging Measures to Large Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial of Lifestyle Intervention

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The expanded study will be the first large-scale investigation of how lifestyle interventions affect Alzheimer’s and dementia in the brain.

New research summary: Lifestyle changes help reduce risk of cognitive decline

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Alzheimer’s News, 6/1/2015 | Alzheimer's Association

New study shows cognitive and social activity in midlife may reduce dementia risk in men

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Alzheimer News 9/22/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

New statement to medical community demands a dignified diagnosis of dementia

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New statement to medical community demands a dignified diagnosis of dementia | Alzheimer's Association

Settlement ensures people with Alzheimer's access to rehabilitative services

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Alzheimer's News 10/23/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Celebrates Extraordinary Week

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Disease International conference to be held March 25-28

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Alzheimer News 3/17/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Prevention on the Horizon?

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What Can We Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s? This Question Has Been Asked by Concerned Individuals, Researchers for Years

Alzheimer's Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check

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Alzheimer’s Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check | Alzheimer's Association

Gardening reduces stress for busy caregivers

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Alzheimer News 11/3/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Candace Parker Puts a Full-Court Press on Alzheimer's

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Basketball Star Fights Alzheimer’s in Honor of Her Mentor and Coach, the Late Pat Summitt

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Alzheimer's Association statement on florbetapir PET amyloid imaging | Alzheimer's Association

Stay Physically Active

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Exercise increases blood flow to your brain, providing additional nourishment.

Aggression and Anger

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Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.

Prevention

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Promising research is under way to find a treatment for Alzheimer's, delay its onset and prevent it from developing.

Be a Healthy Caregiver

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Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.

Caregiver Stress

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Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.

Anxiety and Agitation

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A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.

Sleep Issues and Sundowning

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Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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Learn key lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy.

Adult Day Centers

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Food and Eating

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If eating and nutrition have become a challenge, try these strategies to simplify mealtime.

Depression

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Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.

Early-Stage Caregiving

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Early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementia symptoms are mild and the main role of a caregiver is support.

What Is Dementia?

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Dementia is an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills.

Vascular Dementia

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About WW-ADNI

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Abuse

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Those with Alzheimer's and other dementias are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Learn types and signs of abuse and how to report an incident or concern.

Research

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E-news Archives

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Reducing Stress

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Changes to Your Relationship

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As Alzheimer's progresses, there are still ways to connect.

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Still Alice

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Caregiver Depression

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Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.

Adopt a Healthy Diet

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See which diets help reduce heart disease and may reduce the risk of dementia.

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Why Get Checked?

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Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.

Winter 2018

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Incontinence

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Learn about causes and how to respond to this common issue in the later stages of Alzheimer's.

Glossary

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Glossary

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Home Safety

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Home safety is critical for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Learn about potential safety hazards and get home safety tips.

Middle-Stage Caregiving

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During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.

If You Live Alone

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In-home Care

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In-home care allows a person with Alzheimer's to stay in a familiar environment. It also can be of great assistance to caregivers.

Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

Residential Care

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Different types of facilities provide different levels of care, depending on the person's needs.

Medical Tests

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From mental status testing to imaging, learn how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.

Late-Stage Caregiving

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The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.

Activities

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Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life.

Grief and Loss as Alzheimer's Progresses

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It's normal to have feelings of loss as your life is changed by Alzheimer's.

Hallucinations

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Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.

Improving Care

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Insurance

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Medicare, private insurance, or a group employee or retiree plan may provide coverage.

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Summer 2017

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Stages of Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.

End-of-Life Planning

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After diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other dementia, care and end-of-life planning can be difficult. Get facts on hospice, DNR and more to help you plan ahead.

Management

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Facts and Figures

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Learn how Alzheimer's and dementia impacts individuals, caregivers and the nation.

Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

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Diagnosis of younger-onset brings unique challenges. Get information and resources to help you plan for family impact, work, financial and future care.

Daily Care Plan

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Milestones

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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

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Learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.

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Education

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Education programs, which are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, cover a variety of topics relating to memory loss and aging.

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10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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Key Lifestyle Changes that may Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline.

Community Workshops

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The Alzheimer's Association offers many educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s. These programs are free of charge.

ADC Kenosha (2017)

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10 WAYS

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Programs in Central Kentucky & Southern Indiana

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Join us for educational programs and support groups in your area.

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Behaviors

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How To Help a Loved One Cope with Dementia

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Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.

Vascular Dementia

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FL16 PressRelease

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Education

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Community & Family Education

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We offer educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.

Education Programs

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We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.

Education

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Our educational offerings are flagship sessions on Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Healthy Living

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Science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.

Helping You

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Activities

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Education Programs

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We offer a host of educational and support programs for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families. We also provide professional training opportunities.

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Memory Morning: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

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KIHEI, HI - Kicking off Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, we will have a morning to honor loved ones lost to Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Early-stage Services

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Programs that offer education and support for individuals living with a memory or thinking disorder.

Caregiver Support Groups

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You are not alone. Join us for our regular and specialty caregiver support groups with locations throughout Long Island. Get the support you need.

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Support for People with Dementia

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If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia, you are not alone.

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Education Programs

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Late-Stage Care

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Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families.

Metro Detroit Fall Conference

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Join us November 14 at the Schoolcraft College VistaTech Center in Livonia for our fall conference.

AwarenessGuide-2019

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Beaumont & Southeast Texas

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Beaumont and Southeast Texas Area.

East Texas

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the East Texas Area.

Fort Bend

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Fort Bend Area.

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Late-Stage-Guide

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January 2018

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Staying Safe

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CBRF List Sheboygan

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Early Stage

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We offer activities and education for those living in early stage or younger onset of Alzheimer's and related dementias.

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Public Policy

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Professional Training

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Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Employment Opportunities

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Join our team! Check out the employment opportunities currently available at our chapter.

About Us

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The Heart of America Chapter serves 66 counties in Kansas and Missouri. We offer education and support services to those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.

Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Nursing Home Racine

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Liability Waiver

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CBRF List Waukesha

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Brazos Valley

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Bravos Valley Area.

Katy & West Houston

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Katy & West Houston Area

Speaker Requests

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Community Education Programs

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We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.

The Longest Day - New Mexico

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Do something you love, for someone you love.

Come Walk With Us - Merrie Monarch Parade

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The Aloha Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association invites you to exercise your brain and body by walking in the Merrie Monarch parade.

Wellness Retreats

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Wellness retreats are held around the Hudson Valley for people with dementia and their caregivers.

Early-stage Programs

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Free programs designed specifically for individuals living with an early-stage memory and thinking disorder and their loved ones.

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Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

ADC Racine

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Helping You

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The Hudson Valley Chapter has a wide range of programs to help families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Education Programs

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We offer a host of educational and support programs for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families. We also provide professional training opportunities.

Dementia

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Diversity Outreach

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We seek to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers and the communities in which they live.

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people affected by dementia.

Marquette Area Social Engagement Programs

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Get out and get active while socializing with others going through similar life journeys with our two Marquette based social engagement programs!

I Have Alzheimer's

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Start here if you are someone living with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Family Consultations

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Helping you confront challenges from within your immediate and extended family

Support Groups

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Support groups meet monthly to provide valuable information and social interaction

Early-Stage Programs

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View all of the Southeastern Virginia Early Stage Programs.

For Professionals

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ADC Ozaukee (2017)

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Education

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Education

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The Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter offers a variety of educational, hands-on learning programs and workshops.

Educational Programs

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Find an education program near you

News

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Read through our newsletters, quarterly magazine, current media releases and social media pages.

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For You The Person

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Professional Training

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Alzheimer's related training for healthcare professionals

Family Caregiver

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Professional Training

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Seniors Largely Ignore Cognitive Checkups

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Very few seniors get tested for cognitive decline, advocates argue they should.

Caregiver Support Groups

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Being a caregiver is not easy, but you are not alone.

Social Engagement

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Social engagement opportunities for people with early memory loss are the best way to stay connected, active, and engaged in your community.

Support Groups

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Arts Fusion Programs

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Arts Fusion creates an environment through the arts that promotes creative expression, interpersonal connections, and enjoyment for persons with dementia.

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Operation: Stronger Together

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It's been said many times that we are stronger together

West Michigan Conference

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Join us November 30 at Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids for the Creating Meaningful Engagement Pathways to Positive Dementia Care Conference.

Extreme Heat and Dementia

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Summer heat can be a challenge for individuals dealing with dementia. The Alzheimer's Association recommends the following tips.

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills

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Respite Services

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Everyone needs a break. Respite care provides carepartners a temporary rest from caregiving.

ALZTalks

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Help members of your church, community or civic group better understand dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Support Groups

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Support groups are confidential meetings of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's, or their caregivers.

Alzheimer's Military Task Force

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Alzheimer's Military Task Force announced to help local troops and veterans with dementia-related disorders.

Web-based Programs

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The Caregiver Center offers convenient online training to help with care giving skills and practical advice.

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Mahoning Valley Save-A-Lot stores join fight to end Alzheimer's

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“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.

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Pet Ownership Proves Beneficial for Those Living with Alzheimer's

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The benefits of pet ownership.

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Other Ways to Help

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Resources

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We offer a variety of resources for all individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease, as well as their caregivers.

Early Stage Programs

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with early stage dementia or experiencing changes in memory, involvement in early stage programs can be very helpful.

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Community Connect Programs

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See a full list of Community Connect social engagement programs!

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Community forum at Wooster High School discusses dementia and local resources

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Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.

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