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A Memory Cafe is a wonderfully welcoming place for individuals with Alzheimer’s or any type of the dementias or other brain disorders. While a Memory Cafe is beneficial to those afflicted, it is also beneficial for their caregivers as well. It is not a place to “drop off” your loved one for a while, but a way to enjoy actives with them as a break from the normal routine. The Newburyport Council on Aging offers Memory Cafes on the first Tuesday of each month from 1-3 PM.
FREE TECHNOLOGY, TRAINING AND RESPITE CARE
is available for people with dementia and their caregivers. “Savvy Caregiver” training for family caregivers of persons with dementia is available until 8/31/2018. Some restrictions apply. To find Savvy Caregiver training near you, visit here. To learn more regarding this support opportunities, and for respite care assistance contact a caregiver specialist at your regional Elder Care Agency.
Age-In-Place Home Improvements
Heather Thompsongave a talk, January 30, 2019, “Fall Risk Prevention: Training for Mobility, Stability and Improved Reaction Time”.
Kris Lindahl, the CEO/Owner of Kris Lindahl Real Estate, created a resource for individuals/households considering aging in place (and what home modifications go along with this decision) vs moving to a different home or retirement community. Due to the nature of the topic, a lot of these improvements are centered around reducing the likelihood of a fall. Click hereto view their Senior Home Improvements room by room guide.