Tag Archives: Alzhiemer’s

Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH Hosting Virtual New England Family Conference

Join the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH for a free, virtual conference for those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their families. Sessions will feature notable guest speakers and include a panel of persons living with early stage dementia. Topics include tips and strategies to living well with cognitive changes, use of expressive therapies and mindfulness practice to live well, a caregiver panel, how to approach resistance to care, and creating a healthy and safe environment for living with dementia. Continue reading

New Resource: ‘Age- and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure’

The Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and All Other Dementias created a workgroup with a goal of defining age-and dementia friendly design considerations for physical infrastructure, disseminating those findings and advocating for their inclusion in relevant state funding programs.

That workgroup is pleased to share the culmination of that work in the form of a guide titled Age and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure, which highlights design considerations supporting people living with dementia and focused on four types of infrastructure: Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Events for October and November

Check out the following events from the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH for support groups for the months of October and November.

These groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They also offer participants an opportunity to learn about dementia and develop methods and skills to cope with challenges. Continue reading