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Presbyterian Manor to host session on difficult dementia-related conversations

Join us for a free virtual event May 5 to learn tips for family conversations when someone is showing signs of dementia.
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April 6, 2021

Presbyterian Manor hosting free session on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia

Join Salina Presbyterian Manor for Just Ask: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, a free virtual event, at 2 p.m. April 7 to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources.
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March 7, 2021

Mary's Musings: Caregiving Support Group & Pillow Making Group

By Mary Bridges, chaplain“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” — Eleanor Brown, authorI am excited to announce that the “We Care” support group will resume this month.
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February 21, 2020

Are You Being Helpful or Ageist for People with Dementia?

Offers of support may be perceived as bias. [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Denise Logeland for Next AvenueA few years ago, Angela Lunde, a leader in patient and caregiver education for the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in Rochester, Minn., sat at a table between two people who live on opposite sides of a dilemma.On one side of Lunde was a man with early- to mid-stage Alzhei...
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April 2, 2018

Would You Want to Know Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

There's little chance now of finding out, but that may change. [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Joan Mooney for Next AvenueIf one of your parents died of Alzheimer’s or has it, what does that mean for your own prognosis? How much would you want to know about your risk of Alzheimer’s when there is currently no medical treatment?This is not a simple question. Anyone who lives past 85 has a nearly one in three chance of developing Alzheimer’s. But what if you are in your 50s and your father had Alzheimer’s, but you have no symptoms?
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March 19, 2018