“I Want to Go Home!” Challenges Faced with Sundowning and Dementia

Facing the challenge of sundowning when a loved one has dementia is very difficult.  Please join us to better understand what sundowning is, and learn some proactive strategies that will provide better piece of mind and comfort to you and your loved one during these times of uncertainty.  Refreshments will be provided.

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Virtual Dementia Tour (Mishawaka)

This is a unique, individual, immersive experience of simulated dementia.  If you wish to understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, please join us.  Space is limited.

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Music as a Therapy for Dementia (Mishawaka)

Presented by:  Alesha Hahn, Music Therapist, Great Lakes Caring –  There are many ways music therapy helps boost brain activity and control behaviors related to dementia.  Come learn how music and rhythm can help improve your loved one’s quality of life.

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Important Things to Look for in a Memory Care Assisted Living Community

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are progressive in nature. Therefore, an individual’s symptoms will become more pronounced and increasingly evident over time. Although the disease can progress at different rates among people, the continued decline in one’s mental and physical capabilities is inevitable and irreversible. While extensive research continues toward solving the mystery…

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Car Show and Coffee to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Car Show and Coffee to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Join us as we co-host with Covington Manor our first car show to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. There will be various models of foreign and classic cars to enjoy while we provide coffee and donuts. Bring a lawn chair to sit, relax and meet both new…

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips: Encourage Independence to Boost Your Loved One’s Confidence and Well-Being

People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can experience a variety of emotions that are directly attributable to their condition. These include frustration, agitation, anger, fear, confusion and depression. As a result of these feelings, they often sense an understandable loss of control, independence and self-confidence. The Mayo Clinic suggests that if you’re…

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