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Publication Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation

Dementia describes a set of symptoms associated with the progressive decline of an individual’s cognitive function, often becoming severe enough to interfere with everyday activities. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, although dementia can be caused by a number of conditions, such as a stroke or traumatic brain injury (Alzheimer’s Association, 2015). 48 more words


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Alzheimer’s Association, National Partner

The Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals interested in research, the Association includes its headquarters in Chicago, a public policy office in Washington, D.C., and a presence in communities across the country. 559 more words

Dementia Friendly America

Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer's Disease

When a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. It’s important to talk to them about what is happening. 580 more words

Alzheimer’s Community Education in Ottumwa

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering two free educational classes for the general public on Wednesday afternoon, March 7th, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Conference Rooms A, B, & C, 1001 E. 198 more words

Local News

Guest Blog: How Alzheimer's Changed My Life

Today I’m truly honored to introduce to you one of my newest friends. She’s more like a kindred spirit because we found ourselves in the same even course ( 1,183 more words

28 Day Blog Post Challenge 2018

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Rethink, Refresh, Recharge: A Half Day Learning Retreat for Caregivers
Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Springfield

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Dementia Friendly America

Alzheimer’s Association Holds Awareness Month Each June

Since 2010, Scott Robarge has served as the principal recruiter with Another8, a recruiting company that connects high-growth companies with skilled professionals. Alongside his activities as a recruitment specialist, Scott Robarge supports the Alzheimer’s Association. 195 more words

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