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Loomis News

Loomis House Dementia Friendly Caregiver Support Group

Saturday, April 16, 2016

On Wednesday, May 4, from 4:00-5:00 pm, there will be a Dementia Caregiver Support Meeting at Loomis House, 298 Jarvis Avenue, Holyoke. The discussion will focus on Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family. The responsibilities of caring for a family member or friend living with dementia can be both wonderful and overwhelming. At this meeting the group will learn strategies for caring for themselves while caring for a loved one. The meeting is free and anyone who loves and cares for someone with dementia are welcome. For more information, please call Sandra Tower at 413-538-7551  Read more...

Dementia and the South Hadley Community

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Rachel Tierney, PhD, RN had a notable career in psychiatric-mental health nursing, but when her husband Jim was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, being a caregiver became personal. Rachel and Jim had been active and were well-known in the their community, the Town of Ludlow, so one day when he ventured out without her to the bank and became confused, they called to let her know where he was and that he was safe.   Read more...