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Category: Dementia

About Hearing Loss (2022)

Jan 21, 2022 Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. The effect…
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The Stigma of Dementia

Dec 3, 2021 Worldwide, 50 million people are living with some sort of dementia. This number is expected to rise to 78 million by 2030. Dementia is not one specific disease, but is the resulting condition caused by diseases that attack the brain. A person living with dementia can experience memory loss, personality changes, impaired…
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Portraits of Dementia

Dec 2021 – Jan 2022 SeniorCare is hosting a portrait exhibit featuring the work of Joe Wallace. “The Day After Yesterday: Portraits of Dementia” features Wallace’s beautiful portraits of individuals living with dementia along with a younger photograph of the subject and a brief narrative of their life. The goal of this work is to…
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National Family Caregiver Month at the Alzheimer’s Association (2021)

Nov 1, 2021 November is National Family Caregiver Month. In honor of that, the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter has planned a month full of informative and practical education programs for our valued caregivers. All programs are presented live and at no cost. Go to https://www.alz.org/manh/events/caregivers-month for information and to register. November 4 – The Journey…
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How Survive & Thrive as a Caregiver

Apr 23, 2021 Update: May 12, 2021 The Savvy Caregiver program, originally scheduled to begin on May 20, 2021, has been postponed due to low registration levels. If you are interested in this program, please contact Deborah Schwendiman at 978-281-1750 x-525 or deborah.schwendiman@seniorcareinc.org. My parents live in northern Arizona.  Although they have three grown children,…
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The SAVVY Caregiver (Spring 2021)

Apr 1, 2021 Update: May 12, 2021 The Savvy Caregiver program, originally scheduled to begin on May 20, 2021, has been postponed due to low registration levels. If you are interested in this program, please contact Deborah Schwendiman at 978-281-1750 x-525 or deborah.schwendiman@seniorcareinc.org. The Savvy Caregiver Program is a free six-session training for family and…
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Dementia Friends

Mar 11, 2021 Upcoming Dementia Friends Information Sessions: There are 4 upcoming sessions, register to attend only one session Monday, March 22, 2021, at 1:30 PMTuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:30 PMThursday, April 8, 2021, at 9:30 AMWednesday, April 14, 2021, at 3:00 PM To register, email carrie.johnson@seniorcareinc.org or call 978-281-1750. If you saw someone…
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Dementia 101

Mar 5, 2021 My Father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease several years ago.  At the moment, he is doing okay. His medications seem to have slowed down the progression of the disease. He lives at home with my Mother and is able to help her around the house and play with the dogs. He has…
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Aging with Pride

Feb 26, 2021 Aging with Pride is offering a free memory loss treatment! Virtual, one-on-one coaching that you or your loved one can complete from the comfort of home. This program is for both the person with memory loss and their care partner. One must be LGBTQ+. Information: www.ageidea.org 1-888-655-6646

Lewy Body Dementia

Oct 16, 2020 Last month, a documentary movie—Robin’s Wish—was released about Robin Williams’ illness and death. Unknown to many of us, Robin Williams was living with Lewy body dementia for the last few years of his life. This movie is likely the first time many people will hear the phrase Lewy body dementia.  Even though…
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