Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. It’s important to know facts, especially when it comes to finding information online. A few common myths about Alzheimer’s include: Myth: Alzheimer’s and dementia are the same thing. Myth: I will develop Alzheimer’s if my parent has it. Myth: Alzheimer’s symptoms areContinue reading “Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease”
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Living With Dementia: Finding Care and Support
People with dementia may experience a range of symptoms related to changes in thinking, remembering, reasoning, and behavior. These symptoms will get worse over time. With that in mind, it’s important to plan ahead and have support in place for when daily activities become difficult. Consider these tips: Explore more tips to find care and support forContinue reading “Living With Dementia: Finding Care and Support”
Bold PHCOE to Host Virtual Dementia Caregiving Event, Monday, June 12
On June 12th 11:00am-12:30pm ET, join BOLD PHCOE (Public Health Center of Excellence) on their virtual Dementia Caregiving event, “The Value of State Dementia Registries for Public Health Action in Dementia Caregiving.” Continue reading the flyer below for more information: Register at https://bit.ly/StateDementiaRegistries.
Lorenzo’s House Family Night is Just Weeks Away!
Young people whose lives have been impacted by a loved one diagnosed with dementia are invited to join Lorenzo’s House on Friday, June 2nd on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue (The Mag Mile), for an evening of Connection & Light! This event has garnered worldwide attention with families driving or flying in from far away places toContinue reading “Lorenzo’s House Family Night is Just Weeks Away!”
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Happening Today: Women’s Health and Aging: Expert Q&A
To kick off National Women’s Health Week, NIA and the Office on Women’s Health will host a YouTube live Q&A on women’s health and aging. During the event, experts will discuss popular women’s health topics, including menopause, osteoporosis, and cognitive health, and answer your questions live. Visit NIA’s YouTube page at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, MayContinue reading “Happening Today: Women’s Health and Aging: Expert Q&A”
Champaign County Hosting Annual Summer Senior Event Saturday, June 10
Join Lorenzo’s House Tomorrow at the AFTD 2023 Conference!
The AFTD 2023 Education Conference is being held tomorrow at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. This is an opportunity to connect with people who understand the journey of Frontotemporal dementia, learn about available resources and supports, and engage with experts to gain insight on the latest in FTD research and approaches to care. If you can’t attend in person, you canContinue reading “Join Lorenzo’s House Tomorrow at the AFTD 2023 Conference!”
ICRN Members Attending Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Conference, May 5
The AFTD 2023 Education Conference is coming to the Marriott St. Louis Grand on May 5, 2023! Join in for this unique opportunity to connect with people who understand the journey, learn about available resources and supports, and engage with experts to gain insight on the latest in FTD research and approaches to care. Darby Morhardt, PhD, Research Professor in theContinue reading “ICRN Members Attending Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Conference, May 5”
My Worry Dolls
Susan Frick | 02 May 2023 Recently, I went to Guatemala on a mission trip with my church. The five days were filled with amazing experiences and stories to share once home. I also arrived home with a pack of Worry Dolls, which show the beautifully woven skirts of the area. Probably these aren’t new to some,Continue reading “My Worry Dolls”