Tag: Dementia

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease,” an early stage education program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do we prepare for the future? What resources […]

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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz,” workshops scheduled for January 28, February 4, and February 11 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These free workshops are presented by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. This series […]

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Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| May 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled a Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Program on June 20, 2013 (6:30 p.m.) at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road, Arnold, MD. […]

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Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the county Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled two (2) free Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Programs in February. On-line and telephone registration begins January 25 and space is limited. The Virtual Demential Tour® (VDT) […]

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County Offers Virtual Dementia Tours

County Offers Virtual Dementia Tours

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Virtual Demential Tour® (VDT) is a scientifically proven method designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia. It is a dementia simulation tool created to assist anyone in understanding the condition.To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support […]

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