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It can be challenging to see changes necessary to keep a loved one who has dementia safe in the home. This is a good page with lots of suggestions, including information about driving with dementia.

Read about driving and dementia. Get tips to keep a person with Alzheimer’s disease safe behind the wheel or to stop driving.
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HSN Cares supports the Alzheimer’s Association through jewelry collection inspired by Rita Hayworth

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Good ideas to engage loved ones who are in the late stage of dementia.

Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease.
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Sometimes being a dementia caregiver is HARD. This video shares a raw moment in my journey with my dad. I hope that sharing my story helps you know that you are not alone. #SherpaSupport

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It's painful to feel the peculiar loneliness of being a dementia caregiver. We all need connection.

If you'd like to connect with other dementia family caregiv...ers, please join The Purple Sherpa Basecamp, a free closed Facebook group with over 1200 others who know what you're going through because they're experiencing it as well. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/ThePurpleSherpaBasecamp/ to learn more and request to join.

The Purple Sherpa also offers free telephone and video support groups each month. Visit http://www.thepurplesherpa.org/supporting-you.html to learn more and register.

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HSN Cares supports the Alzheimer’s Association through jewelry collection inspired by Rita Hayworth

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Sat 9:00 AM CDTLake George, Saint CloudSaint Cloud, MN
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Saturday, September 24 - Walk to End Alzheimer's
Join the Greater St Cloud community as we rally together to raise awareness and critical funds to stop Alzheimer’s Disease and all dementias.
Location: Lake George Municipal Park, St. Cloud
Time: 9:00 am - Registration | 10:00 am - Opening Ceremony | 10:30 am - Walk

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Sat 9:00 AM CDTLake George, Saint CloudSaint Cloud, MN
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Wednesday, August 31 - Team Captain Mixer
For anyone interested in making a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease! Join us during Summertime By George! Get together with your team and enjoy music, vendors, artisans and a kid's zone. PRIZES AND FUN GALORE!!
Location: Lake George Municipal Park, St. Cloud
Time: 5pm-9pm

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Wed 5:00 PM CDTSummer Time By Lake George St CloudSaint Cloud, MN
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Tuesday, August 23 - Remember Me Patio Party
The Green Mill Restaurant in St. Cloud is hosting this very popular event again this year! The evening includes unlimited extravagant appetizers and beverages. Entertainment provided by Paul ‘Stretch’ Diethelm from the Fabulous Armadillos. 100% of the proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association! RSVP is required - please call the Alzheimer's Association at 320-257-0699. Tickets are $100 each and only 100 tickets are available - call now to reserve your spot!
Location: Green Mill Patio, 100 4th Ave. S., St. Cloud
Time: 5pm-8pm

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Tue 5:00 PM CDTGreen Mill (Saint Cloud, MN)Saint Cloud, MN
3 people interested

Wednesday, July 27 - New Team Kickoff
Calling all new team captains and participants! Bring a friend, family member, co-worker, or someone you know who has a reason to end Alzheimer's disease and join us during Summertime By George! New team captains who register will receive a gift certificate to Great Clips! There will be tons of information and friendly faces to answer questions and get your team started.
Location: Lake George Municipal Park, St Cloud
Time: 5pm-9pm

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Jul 27, 2016 - Jul 28, 2016Summer Time By Lake George St CloudSaint Cloud, MN
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B. Smith opens up about Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Restaurateur, former model and 'lifestyle maven' B. Smith has Alzheimer's disease but she has no intention of backing down from the battle. 'I'm a fighter. I am who I am, and have been for a long time,' she told News4's Barbara Harrison in...
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To reduce the risk of Alzheimer's get on the yoga mat!

Inner peace and a flexible body may not be the most valuable benefits that yoga and meditation have to offer, suggests new research by a UCLA-led team of neuroscientists.
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U.S. senator heard about emotional, financial impacts of dementia on families, caregivers
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