Via Kaiser Health News: For Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers, social and emotional isolation is a threat. But hundreds of “Memory Cafes” around the country offer them a chance to… read more →
Via the Quincy (MA) Patriot-Ledger: Despite the success of new and established programs that support family members and friends caring for people living with dementia, many resources still remain unknown… read more →
Via the Brainerd Dispatch: Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., introduced legislation Wednesday, Oct. 23, to address the negative mental and physical health effects — and the economic consequences — of… read more →
From MPR News: By 2030, 1 in 5 Minnesotans will be 65 years old or older. Those numbers will pressure on the state’s long-term care systems in ways never seen… read more →
The National Institutes of Health has prepared a series of informational guides on Alzheimer’s disease. This one, “Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide” should be of… read more →
Via the Faribault Daily News: Residents of Minnesota nursing homes and assisted living facilities or family members would be allowed to place secret cameras in their rooms to monitor their… read more →
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