JeffX | February 13, 2015 | 8:30
10:10 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Raising The Standard Of Dementia Care


An aging population means more likely cases of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in the years ahead. 

Dementia patients will need caregivers, and many will be needed. 

An effort is underway to make sure the caregivers give a standard of quality care. 

The Oregon Caregiver Training Initiative is set up to raise and maintain that standard. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 19, 2013
10:39 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Options For Learning About Dementia

Credit Christian LInder/Wikimedia

We did not used to worry so much about dementia in old age, but then we also did not live so long a few decades ago. 

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month, a chance to get acquainted with the many programs and offerings for people who are either patients of a particular kind of dementia, or people who just want to know more. 

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