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Coronavirus Resources

Alz Meet ups

Alz Meet ups are programs for people living with mild Alzheimer’s disease or a memory disorder.  They create unique opportunities to connect with others who are also living with mild memory loss by participating in gatherings related to art, nature, lectures, fitness, or coffee. Updated regularly as more events are added to the calendar.
https://www.alz.org/manh/helping_you/community_family_education#PWD

Check out the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter Facebook Live series – Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert (every Thursday at noon)

Addresses common questions from people with dementia and their care partners

Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert: Tips for Families about COVID-19 Testing
Video here: https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimersMANH/videos/146797717101687/

For information on Dementia and the COVID-19 Vaccine, click here:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) offers valuable information on what to expect when a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available and help to those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their care partners.

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine

Tips for COVID Testing from the Alzheimer’s Association

Important information and testing tips for families who have a loved one living with dementia.

https://www.alz.org/media/manh/documents/COVID-Tips-COVID-Testing-Final.pdf

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Check out helpful tips for supporting those who care for people with dementia during the pandemic.  It’s important for caregivers to know the risks and take additional safety precautions.

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/coronavirus-(covid-19)-tips-for-dementia-care

 

Virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer’s or dementia, caregivers and others amid Coronavirus outbreak

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter shares ideas on how to help your loved living with Alzheimer’s or dementia stay active and engaged during these challenging times. Suggestions include being creative with daily schedules, and virtual and in-home activities.

https://www.alz.org/gmc/news/virtual-and-in-home-activities-for-persons-with-al

 

 

 

 

 

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