Becoming a Dementia-Friendly Community

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Communities across the nation are working toward dementia friendliness by raising awareness about dementia, supporting caregivers and families touched by the disease, and promoting meaningful patient participation in community life. About the Need Over five million Americans are living with dementia and we do not have a treatment that can prevent or cure the disease. Nearly 60 percent of people …

Wrapping up 2016

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We want to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday! In celebration of the season, The Center for Volunteer Caregiving is taking time off. Our office will be closed December 23 – 27. Due to staff and volunteer vacations, we are not accepting additional ride requests until January 4. You are encouraged to call our Volunteer Transportation line at any …

The Best Gifts Aren’t Always Wrapped

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Your smiles. Your caring ways. Your phone calls. These small touches mean so much, especially to our elderly friends who live alone. Thanks to you, many of our Care Receivers and Caregivers receive so much more. In early December, volunteer teams from Genworth Financial provided fall yard clean-up and raking. Volunteer teams from Quintiles brightened homes by putting up holiday …