Grieving the Living

Grief is described as deep sorrow, usually after someone dies. We’ve all lost loved ones at one point or another and the stages of emotions that people go through when grieving are those of denial, anger, guilt, depression and acceptance. These are not necessarily in order and may repeat during the bereavement process. What should […]

Legal & Financial Planning

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Join us to learn about important legal and financial issues you may face and how to put plans in place. Visit alz.org/CRF to register online and explore additional education programs in your area. […]

YOU Can Help Raise Awareness of the Power of Music in Those with Dementia.

When you hear the song You Are My Sunshine, does it make you think of a family member? A resident? A patient? Does it bring up a childhood memory? A memory of your own children, perhaps? You Are My Sunshine is a song that my grandmother sang to my mother. My mother sang to me […]

Photo: Older man playing a guitar on a bench

The Effects of Music on Those with Dementia

Can you remember your first boyfriend or girlfriend? Do you remember what “Your Song” was? When you hear that song come on the radio, do you automatically think of that person or that time in your life? These long-term memories will stay with us throughout our lives. For those with dementia, these memories are so […]