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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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    Walk to end Alzheimer’s

    Join our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, on Saturday September 21. This team includes staff, their family members and friends of Newton Presbyterian Manor. Each of our lives have been touched by Alzheimer's.We have two households that specialize in memory care in our community.   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

    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...

  • 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...