dementia

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced a new phone service helpline for family caregivers in North Carolina caring for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The Caregiver Navigator, a service of Project CARE (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty), is a first port of call for caregivers with unmet needs. Caregivers, […]

Dementia Inclusive Durham is offering Skills-based Training for Family Caregivers of People Living with Dementia. There is no cost to attend these trainings! You are invited to attend a series of skills-based training sessions to support you in your caregiving role. Lead Instructor: Melanie Bunn, RN, MS Dementia Care Specialist A series of four 1- […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is hosting a series of classes, workshops and other events to raise awareness about Alzeheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each session in the 2019-20 Dementia Awareness Education Series offers residents the opportunity to learn about dozens of dementia-related programs, services, products and resources – all in one […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host an array of classes, workshops and other event over the next several months to raise awareness about Alzeheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each occasion in the 2019-20 Dementia Awareness Education Series will offer residents the opportunity to learn about dozens of dementia-related programs, services, products […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is hosting several upcoming events designed to educate area residents about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each event is designed to offer local families the opportunity to learn about dozens of dementia-related programs, services, products, and resources – all in one location. The Renaissance Centre is presenting these sessions in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s […]

The real-life character of Brian's Song has been diagnosed with dementia. Studies show that 30 percent of NFL players will end up developing Alzheimer's disease or dementia across their lifetime.

According to the National Enquirer, legendary actress Diahann Carroll is reportedly suffering from Dementia. The Oscar nominated 76-year-old  is in the early stages of the…

Pinehurst police on Thursday arrested the caregiver of a dementia patient after they say the pair drove to Scotland County to get married. Authorities said Carol Ann O’Cause, 68, picked up Henry Eugene Aiken, 83, from Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on Monday for a doctor’s visit but never showed up for the appointment. Chief […]

Iconic vocalist Etta James, best known for the song ‘At Last,’ is battling leukemia. According to documents filed by her husband Artis Mills, who’s seeking to control her finances, the 72-year-old has been undergoing treatments for Leukemia and suffers from dementia. blackvoices Read More