Alzheimer’s Support Group

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 We care about you. Chartered in 1991, this support group is intended for family caregivers with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s.  This group is co-facilitated by two experienced leaders specially trained in issues of dementia and aging.  It meets in the St. John’s Community Care conference room in Collinsville from 1:30 [...]

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Challenges of Communicating with People with Alzheimer’s

By Gail J. Shaw, Care Coordinator - "Don't underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak and notice more than you realize." I saw this quote of wisdom on Pinterest and it immediately reminded me of my clients, who are challenged every day as they live life with Alzheimer's. To [...]

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It’s A Brain Disease

By Gail J. Shaw, Home Services Care Coordinator -  The 2015 Alzheimer’s Association fact sheet states someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s every 67 seconds and goes on to state in 2050, someone in the United States will develop the disease every 33 seconds. So, in the time it takes to scramble your morning [...]

By |2018-12-20T11:21:13-06:00April 6th, 2016|Care Notes|0 Comments