Most Frequently Asked Questions from Family Caregivers

It’s no secret that caregiving can be overwhelming and, whether you have been a caregiver for a few days or many years, you may still have questions. Continuous learning is an important part of being a caregiver and often the more knowledge you have, the…
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WIRY Radio Interview with Kim Comisky & Sgt. Andrew Betrand

Listen to a WIRY Radio interview with the Assistant Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, Kim Comisky, and Sgt. Andrew Bertrand from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. They discuss Project LifeSaver, a program that provides a timely response to save lives and reduce…
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How to Manage Caregiver Stress

The demands of caregiving can be extremely stressful. According to the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures Report, 59% of “family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias rated the emotional stress of caregiving as high or very high.” That level of stress can…
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WIRY Radio Interview with Kristen Osterhoudt

January 22nd, 2022 – Listen to a WIRY Radio interview with the Project Coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, Kristen Osterhoudt. She gives a program overview of the services that we offer and answers some commonly asked questions about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease….
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What to Expect When You Attend a Caregiver Support Group

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be an overwhelming task, even for experienced caregivers. The challenges that come with the different stages of dementia can take an emotional and physical toll on a loved one’s caregiver. It’s important for caregivers…
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Can Dementia Be Prevented?

We all want to lead a healthy lifestyle, and a major part of keeping our bodies strong and healthy includes our mental well-being. As we get older, the concern of being diagnosed with dementia looms, and while there are no ways to eliminate its diagnosis…
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The Importance of Training for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers

Being a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is a demanding role. Whether you’re new to being a caregiver or you’re a current caregiver who needs some additional support, we offer free online and in-person caregiver classes and Alzheimer’s Disease education workshops for caregivers…
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