October Care Partner Academy

It is estimated that over 110,000 Hoosiers are living with Alzheimer’s disease while over 338,000 care partners

provide unpaid care and support.  If you are one of these individuals… you know the journey of Dementia is not an easy road to travel.

This NO COST 4-part series is led by Patty Piechocki, the Director of the Institute for Excellence in Memory Care (a Division of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana and REAL Services.)  Patty is a Certified

Therapeutic Recreational Therapist, and has worked in the Memory Support field for over 25 years, as a Care Partner, therapist, consultant, and professional trainer.

Click here to read more

September Care Partner Academy

It is estimated that over 110,000 Hoosiers are living with Alzheimer’s disease while over 338,000 care partners

provide unpaid care and support.  If you are one of these individuals… you know the journey of Dementia is not an easy road to travel.

This NO COST 3-part series is led by Patty Piechocki, the Director of the Institute for Excellence in Memory Care (a Division of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana and REAL Services.)  Patty is a Certified

Therapeutic Recreational Therapist, and has worked in the Memory Support field for over 25 years, as a Care Partner, therapist, consultant, and professional trainer.

Click here to read more

August Care Partner Academy

It is estimated that over 110,000 Hoosiers are living with Alzheimer’s disease while over 338,000 care partners

provide unpaid care and support.  If you are one of these individuals… you know the journey of Dementia is not an easy road to travel.

This NO COST 5-part series is led by Patty Piechocki, the Director of the Institute for Excellence in Memory Care (a Division of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana and REAL Services.)  Patty is a Certified

Therapeutic Recreational Therapist, and has worked in the Memory Support field for over 25 years, as a Care Partner, therapist, consultant, and professional trainer.

Click here to read more

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 to one week, return it, and check out another one.

Kits may be picked up at:
922 E. Colfax Ave.
South Bend, IN 46617

There is no charge to check out a kit, however, a credit card hold is required. Still have questions? No problem! Contact us at info@alzni.org or call 574-232-4121.c

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 you than others, but you should be aware of the importance of all of them.

View and download the checklist ›

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.