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    Senior community to host dementia workshop

    When your loved one has dementia, the legal and financial impact can be significant, and you may wonder where to start in mapping out a plan for the future.“Dementia Conversations – Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease” is a free informational seminar that will help you answer common questions about the financial and legal issues you’ll face.You’ll learn about the important legal and financial issues to consider when a loved one has Alzheimer&#...  Read More...

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    Coming soon: Jusk Ask event on dementia

    Perhaps you know someone affected by dementia or are the caregiver of someone living with dementia. Dementia is not a specific disease, but an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills. Although this diagnosis can be worrisome, we want you to know that you are not alone.Across America alone, millions of individuals and their family members live with the symptoms and conditions of dementia.   Read More...

  • Wichita Presbyterian Manor to host dementia workshop

    When your loved one has dementia, there are so many unknowns. When is it time to stop driving? Can your loved one still make financial or estate decisions?   Read More...

  • November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

    In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease. Today, the number of people with the disease has climbed to more than 5.7 million, with that number likely to triple by 2050.One in 10 people age 65 and older (10 percent) has Alzheimer's dementia.   Read More...

  • Caring for caregivers

    Each year, approximately 39.8 million individuals provide care to an adult with a disability or illness in the United States. Among those, 15.7 million are individuals caring for a family member who has Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.It’s a full-time job with no vacations or weekends. Between cooking, bathing, dressing and providing medical care, caregivers are “on the job” an average of nine hours a day.Luckily, programs like Wichita Presbyterian Manor&rsq...  Read More...