Caregiving

Alzheimer’s Warnings Often Show During Holidays

It isn’t surprising that the time when family members are most likely to recognize the first signs of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in a loved one comes during the holiday season. Family members and friends who have not seen one another for months, or even a year, gather, and the signs of memory loss or behavioral change become obvious.

SNAP Critical for Montana Seniors

Despite lifetimes of work and contributions to their families, communities, and this state, too many seniors in Montana have limited and fixed incomes and struggle to keep up with the costs of medication, housing, utilities, and food. For these seniors, the modest benefits provided by SNAP supplement their incomes and help them afford adequate and nutritious diets.

Live Well with Dementia

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is life changing and raises a lot of questions and emotions. It can leave a person feeling isolated and unsure of where to turn for information and support to live well with dementia.

Annual Conference of The Montana Gerontology Society

The Montana Gerontology Society conference is for professionals in the aging network (healthcare providers, social workers, senior service organizations) as well as seniors, baby boomers, and retirees.