Dementia Articles


How to Hire a Caregiver?

When caregiving has become too much and you need to seek outside help, there are many factors worth considering in order to make an informed decision about what the best fit will be for you or your loved one.

Adult Day Centers

Social isolation can be very challenging when dealing with dementia. Adult day centers provide meaningful interactions with others in a safe and stimulating environment.

Dementia and Coronavirus - Tips and Resources

What do people with dementia and their caregivers need to know to stay happy and healthy?

Financial Advisors and Diminished Capacity

The role of a financial advisor is to help clients make the best use of their financial resources. Often people�s financial goals change as they grow older and approach retirement, or a different phase in their lives. Financial goals change even more when

Types of Dementia: Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy body dementia is a type of dementia in which abnormal proteins, called Lewy bodies deposit in the brain. The protein deposits cause areas of the brain to stop working correctly.

Dementia, Advance Care Planning, and COVID-19

What is advance care planning, tips for completing a plan with someone who has dementia, and how to complete documents in the time of COVID-19 social distancing.

Coordinating Care Services

There are many dementia specialists in the West Michigan area that provide dementia services, but it is often hard to understand and coordinate all the available options. Care management services are one way to help with the overwhelming amount of inform

How to get dementia support and information from home

See all upcoming virtual events, classes, and activities for people with dementia, caregivers, and professionals.

COVID-19 visitor policy and patients with dementia

Are any visitors for people with dementia allowed in hospitals or residential care facilities?

Brain Donation and Dementia

What is brain donation, why does it matter for Alzheimer�s disease and other dementias, and how can someone get involved?

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