Resource Tag: Dementia

Senior Connection

Services that Senior Connection provides:

  • Respite Services
  • Homemaker Services
  • Alzheimer’s Support Group
    • Dr. Carol Stephens, licensed psychologist who specializes in geriatrics leads and facilitates this group to provide education, therapy, and support to family caregivers. Dr. Stephens is certified to train by the Alzheimer’s Association. They have free respite care on-site so you can attend worry free. They also invite you to enjoy lunch on us! Please call for more information.
  • Connection Club.
    • The Connection Club is our program for clients with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. It is held on site at the Senior Connection and includes structured activities and crafts, lunch, music therapy, and fitness. It occurs on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11 am—3 pm. It is $80 per day and lunch is included. Call Mary @ 208-595-1898 for more information.
Locations:
  • 721 3rd Avenue South, Hailey, ID 83333-8652, USA

North Idaho Memory Clinic

Provides a team approach to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of memory problems. Each patient is seen and evaluated by a team of memory professionals, consisting of a physician, a neuropsychologist, and medical/clinical social workers. You will be offered tailored treatment, including educational resources to manage day-to-day living as independently as possible. We provide support, education and guidance to individuals and families whose loved ones are struggling with memory difficulty. They also offer a support group for family caregivers. Call or visit for more information.

Locations:
  • 296 West Sunset Avenue Ste 15, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815-8366, USA

Idaho Commission on Aging: Dementia skills, caregiving skills, and more.

The Idaho Commission on Aging offers education to all, targeted servuices to those who are at the highest risk, as well as help for those in crisis. The education they provide aims to equip older adults with the knowledge they need to keep them living in their communities as long as possible. They provide online module trainings on dementia skills, caregiver skills, healthy caregiving, and ending lonliness.

Lewy Body Facebook Support Group

A Facebook group to share info, ask questions and give support to Lewy Body Dementia Patients and caregivers of people with Lewy Body Dementia (a specific type of dementia with some symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, but often including hallucinations and REM sleep disorder, among other symptoms).