We love to hear how we can help create a difference in someone's day! Here's a recent example :)
"I just had a very helpful and supportive conversation with Diane Dubea, who then dropped off some books for me to read as caregiver. She also encouraged me to keep in touch and perhaps drop by as my husband and I live around the corner on Park Street. I will see how I can pull that off. Just being able to talk to someone who understands the situation is so comforting. Thank you so very much."
~IN THE NEWS~
NEW Alzheimer's Drug: Beneficial or Controversial?
You may have seen that the first-of-it's-kind Alzheimer's drug expected to be used to slow the rate of cognitive decline was recently approved by the FDA. But as with everything, there are some 2 sides, including setbacks and pushbacks regarding this approval.
We are still available for consultations and we remain only a phone call away!
We Look Forward to Seeing YOU
As a reminder, we ask that masks be worn into and out of the office but in accordance to Maine CDC guidelines, those who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. We are excited to be able to host a Caregiver Support Group in July also!
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Take a moment to watch this uplifting story of a couple who fell in love again despite being amidst a battle of Alzheimer's Disease. A truly beautiful story showing how love conquers and for one moment in time, this couple was able to put all the stress, all the unknown and the fear behind them to ....
A MUST read for anyone who is a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimers. The author writes with compassion and gentle humor and the book is chocked full of helpful tips and suggestions. The chapters are short and easy to read for someone who is busy with caregiving.
No one can create entire days of joy for someone with Alzheimers but anyone can create MOMENTS of joy for them.
In the coming months, we hope to see you in our private facebook group
-- A Place To Start: Conversations --
where we will connect with many others to share experiences and provide support!
We hope everyone has a safe & happy 4th of July!!!