Items Tagged with 'dementia'


Noticing changes in your aging loved ones during the holidays

December 23, 2019
The holiday season is a joyous time. Families come together to share delicious meals and celebrate traditions. When family members live out of state or find themselves busy with their careers and kids, the holidays present the opportunity to notice changes among your aging parents. Read More

A memory care community checklist

October 31, 2019
No one should have to care for a loved one with dementia alone. But finding someone you can trust to keep your loved one safe, while still providing a meaningful life can be difficult. Read More

Coping with caregiver burnout

April 30, 2019
Caring for an aging loved one with dementia is a big responsibility, especially for working professionals who also must balance careers and families. In the U.S., about 40 million people are unpaid caregivers to family and friends in need. Serving as a caregiver while still managing your own life can lead to neglecting your individual needs, which can result in emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. This state of exhaustion is known as caregiver burnout. Read More

Drug startup signs deal for up to $160M

December 18, 2018
A local drug startup has signed a multi-part deal that could bring it up to $160 million, plus royalties, from a foreign pharmaceutical company. Read More

Money and memory loss: Talking with family over the holidays

November 15, 2018
The season of holiday gatherings is upon us again. This year, you may notice a parent or other family member who doesn’t seem to be doing as well as when you last saw them. Read More

Summit encourages West Michigan to rethink dementia

National thought leaders gather in GR to discuss innovative programming.

July 3, 2015
More than 120 community members and leaders from health care, business, philanthropy, education and research gathered at a day-long inaugural summit recently to envision and foster a collaborative and dementia-friendly culture in West Michigan. Read More