Everything listed under: Caregiving

  • 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...

  • Community provides ongoing support to local caregivers

    November is National Family Caregivers Month; a time set aside to honor and raise awareness of the struggles facing those who selflessly give of themselves to care for the physical and emotional needs of a friend or loved one.“Caregiving is hard work, and we want to be a resource for caregivers as their need for support and assistance increases,” said Noelle Dickinson, marketing director. “From educational seminars to caregiver support groups and respite and day services, there...  Read More...

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