Please click this link to download the guide: Aids To Assist This publication is intended to provide ideas for caregivers who face challenges while caring for those affected with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. I hope that the caregiving aids you read about here will give you encouragement to find your own solutions to any […]
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Catherine Owens and Alzheimer's Idaho on Senior Matters Radio
Alzheimer's Idaho is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality client-centered services for those affected with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We offer services in Boise and nearby outlying areas in the Treasure Valley. Additionally, we have achieved our donation and fundraising goals and are now able to provide subsidized respite and day care for affected families.
We are a stand-alone non-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing a variety of services and support locally to our affected Alzheimer’s population and their families/caregivers. We are a support system to both local families affected by the disease, and professionals as well. We are not affiliated with the National Alzheimer’s Association.
Jerri Stanfield, Alzheimer's Idaho's Executive Director, conducts trainings, orchestrates and manages support groups, organizes community outreach and fundraisers, and is a consistant source of support for local families and caregivers of those afflicted with this disease.
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The worry and concern that comes with an affected family member with Alzheimer’s/dementia can be both concerning and stressful on an ongoing basis. Alzheimer’s Idaho can give some easy solutions to eliminating this very important safety issue, and we can also provide a helpful tool to the doctors and/or family members that might want to […]
We are very proud that our own Catherine Owens was interviewed and discussed our recent, incredibly successful, golf tournament on Senior Matters Radio. A big thank you to all of you who have helped and offered your support! Click play below to listen to the full show.
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Recent News Articles
BY JON HAMILTON, NPR While the prevalence of dementia cases dropped, the average amount of education in the study population increased. In 2000, the average amount of education was 11.8 years, just shy of the 12 years it usually takes to graduate from high school. In 2012, the average amount of education was 12.7 years […]
BY JON HAMILTON, NPR A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans’ rising educational levels and better heart health, which are both closely related to brain health. Read the full article at PBS…
BY JON HAMILTON, NPR Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind. Read the full article at NPR…
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