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March 10, 2018
Memory Cafe offers support, educational resources for caregivers and loved ones with dementia
BAXTER—Each month, a group of 20-plus community members gather to share stories, sing and laugh as part of a distinct program for those affected by cognitive impairments. It's dubbed the Memory Cafe, and it serves a role by providing a special outing for both the caregiver and...
March 10, 2018 - 10:30am
February 23, 2018
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 2013 search for Anthony Kuznia, 11, quickly escalated when authorities learned he had autism. Chief Mike Hedlund...
February 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
January 13, 2018
Baxter octogenarian proves age is just a number
BAXTER—George Moore turned personal tragedy into triumph by using his heart-wrenching experience as his late wife's caregiver to establish...
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
September 19, 2017
Webinars set Thursday for Alzheimer's Learning Day
This September, as part of World Alzheimer's Month, the Home Instead Senior Care network is on a mission to educate Americans about Alzheimer's disease. The initiative encourages people to pledge to learn more about the disease and how to respectfully and compassionately interact...
September 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 20, 2017
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
ORLANDO, Fla. — Black-and-white-striped angelfish glide past Mary Spencer as she scuba dives for the first time in her 84 years.
July 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 1, 2017
Minnesota hall of fame musician charged with grabbing breasts of woman with dementia at performance
WILLMAR, Minn. — A well-known Minnesota music hall of fame performer, who was playing music to entertain residents at a memory care facility...
June 1, 2017 - 6:13pm
February 21, 2017
Ex-teen idol David Cassidy says he has dementia
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former teen idol David Cassidy said on Monday he was suffering from dementia, a day after weekend performances in California...
February 21, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 8, 2016
UPDATE - FOUND: Missing West St. Paul man has Aitkin County ties
[ CANCEL ALERT - Missing West St Paul man found safe in St Paul, - Mn BCA. Thank you for all your help today. - West St Paul Police Department....
September 8, 2016 - 10:38pm
July 29, 2016
Dementia session planned in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE—Crosslake Lutheran Church is hosting a session on dementia from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Worship Center. The Lakes Area Memory Advocates will present a session on types of dementia, treatment options and how to communicate with those with memory issues. The session...
July 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
July 24, 2016
US study finds 'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults
A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent, U.S. researchers said on Sunday in reporting...
July 24, 2016 - 10:05pm
February 5, 2016
Eating fish may benefit older adults at risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - For older people, the brain-protecting benefits of eating fish outweigh any potential harms from mercury, according to a small...
February 5, 2016 - 1:01pm
December 29, 2015
Type 2 diabetes increases risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia in general. And for one form, called vascular dementia, diabetes...
December 29, 2015 - 9:36am
June 2, 2015
Lakewood to Offer Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
STAPLES - Lakewood Health System, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, will be offering a support group for caregivers of those with loved ones diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. The group will meet the first and third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m....
June 2, 2015 - 11:31pm
LAMAA receives grant to get dementia-friendly action plan underway
Brainerd Baxter Action Team/Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates is in the final phase of a community readiness process to create a dementia-friendly environment and has received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to the Brainerd/Baxter communities. Brainerd/Baxter...
June 2, 2015 - 7:33pm
June 1, 2015
Group receives grant to support dementia-friendly community
The Brainerd/Baxter action team of the Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to creating a dementia-friendly community. Brainerd/Baxter is one of 34 action communities throughout the state working to...
June 1, 2015 - 7:26pm