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How to get dementia support and information from home

April 20, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

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

Coordinating Care Services

April 16, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

​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 information available.

Dementia, Advance Care Planning, and COVID-19

April 13, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

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.

Financial Advisors and Diminished Capacity

March 26, 2020 | About RDAC, Caregiver Resources

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 an individual or family is faced with dementia.

Dementia and Coronavirus - Tips and Resources

March 20, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

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

Adult Day Centers

March 17, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

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

How to Hire a Caregiver?

March 13, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

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.

New chat system offered in 90 languages by Alzheimer's Foundation of America

March 9, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

New question and answer chat services help non-English speaking caregivers across the nation.

Residential Memory Care Facilities

February 20, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

As dementia progresses, it may be difficult for an individual suffering from memory loss to remain in their own home. Residential memory care facilities are one option to meet these increased care needs.

But I don't need any help...

February 18, 2020 | Caregiver Resources

What are the signs that someone is acting as a dementia caregiver and needs help but is unaware, afraid, or not sure how to ask for it?