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May 19, 2018
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving...
May 19, 2018 - 9:18am
April 17, 2018
Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, dies at 84
Carl Kasell, a radio personality who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, first as a staid newsreader on NPR's "Morning Edition" and...
April 17, 2018 - 4:12pm
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
January 12, 2018
Coming Sunday: Baxter octogenarian honored for volunteer work
Why is this Baxter resident smiling? Most seniors would be, too, if they were recognized for the good they do. Find out what exactly he has done...
January 12, 2018 - 11:30am
December 7, 2017
Man sentenced for sexual assault at Heritage House
A male caregiver at the Heritage House in Pequot Lakes who admitted to sexually assaulting a 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease in the...
December 7, 2017 - 5:00am
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
August 17, 2017
AARP lists Baxter man as over-50 leader
BAXTER—A Baxter man was recognized as one of 50 Minnesotans honored as an accomplished community leader by AARP Minnesota and Pollen. The...
August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
August 8, 2017
Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81
LOS ANGELES - Country legend Glen Campbell, whose crossover hits "Gentle on My Mind," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Rhinestone Cowboy"...
August 8, 2017 - 3:48pm
August 1, 2017
Man pleads guilty in sexual assault of woman in assisted living facility
A male caregiver at the Heritage House in Pequot Lakes admitted in a Brainerd courtroom he sexually assaulted a 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's...
August 1, 2017 - 9:43am
February 8, 2017
Klobuchar introduces bill to help Alzheimer's caregivers
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar D-Minn., and Susan Collins R-Maine, have introduced legislation to expand training and support services for families and caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's, a news release said Wednesday. The legislation would authorize grants to...
February 8, 2017 - 6:51pm
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
April 27, 2015
Much Obliged: Dementia Ready Community Forum
The Brainerd/Baxter Act on Alzheimer's group would like to thank all of the participants who attended the Dementia Ready Community Forum on March 24. As a result of this meeting, an action plan has been developed to make Brainerd/Baxter a more dementia friendly community by focusing...
April 27, 2015 - 9:44am
March 26, 2015
Guest Opinion: Educate yourself about Alzheimer's
On March 14 I returned to my beloved Nisswa home after a 25-day, out-of-state emotional journey to tend to my father's end stage Alzheimer's disease, hospice and eventual passing. On March 17, I read the senior section of the Dispatch. I was happy to see the "Is our community dementia...
March 26, 2015 - 11:42pm
March 19, 2015
Is our community dementia friendly?
I don't think I was the only one with tears running down my cheeks when Tim McGraw sang Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated song, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," at the Oscars. The song deals with Campbell's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was diagnosed with the disease in 2011. Rather...
March 19, 2015 - 1:10pm