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At the bottom of this page, you will find three buttons and a running display of news and posts from the JCA newsfeed and blogs. Visit the JCA blog “Information for the Sandwich Generation” for news you can use about aging, resources, and staying active and connected. The Kensington Clubs blog shares news about Kensington Club activities, dementia care, caregiver support, and community events. As always, you can filter and search for topics of interest in our complete newsfeed, News & Events.

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10 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Shouldn’t Ignore

June 2, 2023

by Patrick J. Kiger, AARP How to spot early indicators that your loved one may have Alzheimer’s or dementia​ It’s not unusual to have occasional trouble finding the right word or remembering where you put things. But persistent difficulty with memory, cognition and ability to perform everyday tasks might be signs of something more serious. …

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Alzheimer’s Association Summer 2023 Virtual Programs

May 24, 2023

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering three virtual programs this summer. Co-sponsored by JCA, each program will consist of a presentation followed by participant sharing. An ongoing care partner support group will be offered to participants. For more information, contact Colleen Kemp, 301-255-4203 Virtual programs for summer 2023: Effective Communication Strategies | Tuesday, June 13 | …

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Book Review: Travelers to Unimaginable Lands

May 22, 2023

Review for Tablet Magazine by Norman Doidge Travelers to Unimaginable Lands: Stories of Dementia, the Caregiver, and the Human Brain A new book examines the complex relationship between the mind of someone with dementia and the mind of the person caring for them Travelers to Unimaginable Lands is that rarity: true biblio-therapy. Lucid, mature, wise, …

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