One month after Dr. Vic Sandler’s mother died of lung cancer, his father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Sandler understood the disease; he had cared for hundreds of patients with dementia during his over 20 years of geriatric medical practice. But in caring for his beloved father, he en[...]
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) is excited to announce it has received a generous grant from the MN Board on Aging to support services for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, as well as their caregivers.
The MN Board on Aging has awarded JFCS a g[...]
When people are caring for loved ones with memory loss, often the first person they reach out to are clergy members. They are looking for resources to help them provide care, want to talk about their guilt as caregivers, and sometimes are simply frustrated because of the new behaviors their loved o[...]