Over 77,000 individuals are living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia within Northern Indiana alone. Over 234,000 unpaid caregivers are providing care, at times even 24 hours a day 7 days a week, to meet the needs of these individuals. Did you know that in some cases, that is equivalent to holding down 4 full-time jobs?!
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana is here to provide you with the tools you need to be a confident, educated and understanding caregiver to those you love. It is not an easy journey. There will be bumps along the way. We are here to walk with you, hand-in-hand.
ALZNI events encompass all aspects of care. There are educational opportunities to enhance your knowledge and understanding, social opportunities to attend together with your loved one in safe spaces, respite opportunities to get a break from your caregiving role, and even peer group opportunities for your loved one to stay connected.