Savvy Caregiver

This workshop is taught by professional instructors using curriculum developed by the University of Minnesota. The workshop is for active caregivers of a family member or friend living at home with dementia. Caregivers learn to develop new strategies for caring for the person living with the disease as well as caring for themselves. These strategies [...]

By |2020-12-31T11:25:05-06:00January 21st, 2021|0 Comments

The Lost Art of Relaxation

BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer - A guy goes into the doctor’s office and says, “Doc, I keep having these alternating, recurring dreams.  First I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam; then I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam again.  It’s driving me crazy.  I can’t get any sleep and I’m a nervous wreck.  [...]

By |2018-08-17T12:50:53-05:00August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s A Brain Disease

By Gail J. Shaw, Dementia Care Specialist -  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 eggs, [...]

By |2020-09-11T10:19:46-05:00April 6th, 2016|Care Notes|0 Comments
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