Alzheimer’s Association Fundraiser with the Kalamazoo Country Club

North Woods Village of Kalamazoo is honored to have partnered with the Kalamazoo Country Club to raise funds for this year’s Alzheimer’s Associations Walk to End Alzheimer’s. NWV donated two 65’ TV’s to be raffled off during golf events at the Country Club.  Due to the generosity of Kalamazoo Country Club members and friends we…

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Caregiver loneliness makes dementia care more challenging

When you’re caring for an older adult with dementia, loneliness is a common feeling.  It might feel like nobody else understands what you’re going through, even if you have a good support system.  You also might avoid sharing the full details of the situation with family or friends because you want to protect them from…

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Bringing Hope to Those Feeling Hopeless

It has been said that just being there for someone can bring hope to what might seem like an otherwise hopeless situation. Caregivers of loved ones afflicted with Alzheimer’s or dementia can truly relate to this feeling as they often feel isolated, stressed, and completely alone. It wasn’t that long ago that families had limited…

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