Spring 2021 Newsletter

ALZNI’s Spring 2021 Newsletter is now available for download. In this edition: Meet our new Program Director Care Partner Academy Support Group Information St. Joseph County Fundraising Walk Dementia Friends Sessions Neighborhood Partners Service Highlights Volunteer Opportunities Activity Lending Kits

Introducing Activity Lending Kits!

Everything you need for hours of engagement all in one neat kit! Don’t struggle to try to think of things to do that will engage your loved one—just check out one of our activity kits! Each kit has hours of different activities and there are tons of themes to choose from! We make it simple: keep your kit for up … Read More

Assisted Living Checklist

Looking for a new home for a loved one can be a daunting process. Assuring that your loved one gets quality care is not only your responsibility but your right. This checklist is very comprehensive and is intended to help guide you toward making the best choice possible. Some of the questions on this checklist may be more important to … Read More

Lending Library

Our lending library contains books, videos, and pamphlets regarding various aspects of dementia and the caregiving process.

Speaker’s Bureau

A speaker is available to community groups, churches, etc. — regarding Alzheimer’s-related issues. Please call if you’d like a speaker for your group, club, civic organization, church, and more.

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services provides quarterly newsletters listing helpful articles with a listing of classes and support groups in your area. View Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services’ Winter 2021 Newsletter ›

Toll-Free Telephone Support

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana offers confidential telephone service that provides emotional support, disease information, caregiving tips and support, and referral to local community services. Call 888-303-0180 or 574-232-4121.

Definitions

Normal Age-Associated Memory Loss Slowdown of the ability to process new information (e.g., learn a new card game Slowdown of short-term memory (e.g., where did I put my keys, glasses?) Slowdown of search and retrieval functions (e.g., forgetting names, words Dementia The loss of cognitive or intellectual function, such as thinking, remembering, and reasoning, so severe that it interferes with … Read More