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Conversations for dementia patients, families focus of free virtual event

Join us for a free virtual event May 5 to learn tips for family conversations when someone is showing signs of dementia.
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April 6, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease, dementia focus of free virtual event

Join Presbyterian Manor for Just Ask: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, a free virtual event, at 2 p.m. April 7 to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources.
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March 26, 2021

Caregiver support group meeting virtually August 20

Lawrence Presbyterian Manor and Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) are partnering to sponsor a caregiver support group on the third Thursdays of each month. VNA is a community-based organization that has served the Lawrence and Douglas County community for more than 50 years.
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June 25, 2020

ARE YOU DOING DOCTOR APPOINTMENTS RIGHT?

Navigating the medical system can be a daunting process. It’s challenging enough to find any doctor with openings, let alone a good doctor. And the internet isn’t always much help.What is helpful, however, is this in-depth guide to having a good doctor’s appointment written for The New York Times...
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April 9, 2018

ARE YOU BEING HELPFUL OR AGEIST FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA?

A few years ago, Angela Lunde, a leader in patient and caregiver education for the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in Rochester, Minn., sat at a table between two people who live on opposite sides of a dilemma.On one side of Lunde was a man with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
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April 2, 2018
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