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    Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: three session series

    When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made?   Read More...

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    Caregiver classes on “Living with Alzheimer’s” start this fall

    This October, educators with the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Kansas Chapter will host a series of courses for caregivers focused on “Living with Alzheimer’s.”“These courses are great for caregivers. Not every session is appropriate for every person. Someone in the later stages of Alzheimer’s may not want to come to the early stage course.   Read More...

  • Dementia-Related Behavior Strategies: Presbyterian Manor hosting free session

    Behavior is a powerful form of communication and a primary way for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings. However, some behaviors can present some real challenges for caregivers to manage.Join us for a presentation by Alzheimer's Association to learn how to cope with some of the more troublesome behaviors. Learn to identify common triggers and strategies for intervening when you encounter some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease or relat...  Read More...

  • Dementia-Related Behavior Strategies: Presbyterian Manor hosting free session

    Presbyterian Manor will host a Just Ask education event for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or related dementia on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Manor Chapel. “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior” will be presented by the staff of the Alzheimer’s Association.Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.   Read More...

  • Kessinger champions community’s commitment to memory care

    When Haury Place opened its doors in 1986, Newton Presbyterian Manor (NPM) became the first senior living community in the state of Kansas to feature a dedicated memory care neighborhood. It was a groundbreaking moment for the community and one that symbolized an unwavering commitment to providing top-notch memory care that continues today.In the more than 30 years that have passed, NPM has gone on to create Anderson Place, an assisted-living memory care neighborhood and has provided specialized...  Read More...