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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia? Chances are you do. There are an estimated 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. The Purple Angel Dementia Awareness program aims to educate the community and local businesses about dementia and how to assist…

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by Tammy Malewski | December 23, 2015

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. It can impair an individual’s memory as well as his or her behavior and thinking. Life enrichment activities can help those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. People with the disease may not be able to communicate using…

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by Tammy Malewski | December 16, 2015

Dementia is difficult to deal with for those who suffer from the disease and the family members caring for the individual. This disease affects over 45 million people worldwide. It can be hard to see someone you love in such an impaired…

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by Tammy Malewski | August 25, 2015

Valley VNA Senior Services is dementia aware!  Active with the Fox Valley Memory Project’s program action committee, we have volunteered to present the Purple Angel Awareness Program in the Neenah-Menasha area.

The Purple Angel Dementia Awareness Program works to train employees to offer hospitality and support to people with confusion, memory loss…

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by Tammy Malewski | March 27, 2015

Carrie Esselman, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist at Valley VNA, helped write a grant with Susan McFadden, Ph.D.  from the Fox Valley Memory Project to fund drum circle training for 11 long term care facilities across northeast Wisconsin. The $2500 grant will help pay for Tom Gill, from Rhythm for Unity

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by Tammy Malewski | March 26, 2015

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