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September Support Groups – Northern Neck & Middle Peninsula Area




September 9th; 10:30am-Noon
For Caregivers
The Orchard
2 Delfae Drive
Warsaw, VA 22572
Respite available with reservation
Please call Jill White, 804-313-2400, for more information… 114 more words


An Alzheimer's Caregiver's Journey

An Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s journey:
Learning to Love Unconditionally

Christina Ryan Claypool

Joan Deter is a reluctant expert on Alzheimer’s disease. Like five million other Americans who are currently afflicted, both of Joan’s parents battled this dreaded destroyer of all that a person is. 898 more words


September Support Groups - Fredericksburg Area


September 2nd; 10-11:30am
For Caregivers
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
4600 Spotsylvania Avenue; 2nd Floor Conference Room
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Please call Lori Myers, 540-370-0835, for more information… 82 more words


September Support Groups - Tri Cities Area




September 2nd; 3-4:30pm
For Caregivers
First Baptist Church
Conference Room
401 N. Second Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Please call Blanche Castelow, 804-748-5585, or June Gilliam, 804-748-6668, for more information… 101 more words


September Support Groups - Richmond Area




September 2nd; 7-8:30pm
For Caregivers
First Baptist Church
800 Thompson Street
Ashland, VA 23005
Please call Bob Junod, 804-752-2219, for more information

September 8th; 10-11:30am… 328 more words


I Forgot The Dog

Yesterday was extremely busy and stressful for me. The entire day seemed too short to accomplish every task that I needed to complete. Somehow, by the grace of God, I finished the day with a “mission complete” status….it was finally done and over. 976 more words

Dementia 101

Inherited and Uninherited Alzheimer’s have Similar Effects on Brain Networks

In both types of Alzheimer’s, which includes inherited forms of Alzheimer’s and the more common uninherited forms, the brain networks break down at similar rates, with basic brain function declining about five years before memory loss becomes obvious. 249 more words