Archives for March 2018

Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly

Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly.  The will all display the Purple Angel symbol to show their support and awareness to persons with dementia and their caregivers. 1,039 people in Baraboo have been trained. The Ribbon Cutting on March 7th was a celebration of Baraboo becoming a Dementia Friendly Community.     Organizations who have taken … Read More

Recognize Caregiver Burnout

Providing care for an aging or disabled loved one is probably one of the hardest jobs you will ever do. Assisting with daily cares such as dressing, grooming, bathing and walking is physically challenging. Maneuvering through the maze of medical and social services can be trying and time-consuming. Watching your loved one’s ability to care for him/herself deteriorate is emotionally difficult. And the changes in your personal, social and work life due to your role as a caregiver may leave you … Read More