THE JOURNEY OF AGING RESOURCE GUIDE

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA

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In this section you will find information regarding: this disease, local resources, caregiver programs, support groups, and wandering solutions. Review Safe and Healthy at Home to find assistance in your residence. Facilities offering early stage dementia respite care can provide help too. Check Memory/Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Facilities to locate long-term care.

CAREGIVER & FAMILY PROGRAMS


AGE-U-CATE TRAINING INSTITUTE
2980 Ruby Ridge Ct., Suamico 54313
(920) 737-1015
Beth@ageucate.com
ageucate.com

Beth Propp is a compassionate healthcare professional with decades of experience as a registered nurse, family caregiver, patient advocate, and educator. She has become a Certified Master Trainer for AGE-u-cate Training Institute, where she enjoys helping others find empathy and compassion for those suffering from dementia. Compassionate Touch®, Dementia Live®, and AGE-u-cate’s other programs have helped Beth become a more sensitive care partner, boosting her ability to create connections and moments of clarity for the community she serves. Beth is available for staff training or speaking for your event.

ALZHEIMER FAMILY AND CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM (AFCSP)
(920) 906-4792

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION - GREATER WISCONSIN CHAPTER
(920) 469-2110
alz.org/gwwi

MEMORY CAFÉ AT OSHKOSH COMMUNITY YMCA
(920) 230-8439
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DEMENTIA FRIENDLY

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY FOND DU LAC
151 E. First St., Fond du Lac 54935
(920) 322-3632
dementiafriendlyfdl.com

As a plan to make the Fond du Lac County a dementia-friendly community, we plan to work with area businesses to provide employees with specialized training to help them work with customers that may have dementia. Once a local business has gone through the training with their employees, they receive a Purple Angel decal—an international sign that a business is dementia friendly.

FOX VALLEY MEMORY PROJECT
(920) 225-1711
foxvalleymemoryproject.org

PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMENTIA ISSUES

FOX VALLEY MEMORY PROJECT
1800 Appleton Rd., Menasha 54952
(920) 225-1711
foxvalleymemoryproject.org
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The Fox Valley Memory Project offers programs to improve quality of life for persons with dementia. Our vision for living well with dementia includes memory cafés, our memory loss resource center, community education, a memory assessment center, and in-home coaching.

INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF THE FOX CITIES
1244 Appleton Rd., Ste. D
Menasha 54952
(920) 944-8945
mmccarter@interimhealthcare.com
interimhealthcare.com/foxcities

Every person’s dementia journey is different. Interims HealthCare’s approach is tailored to each stage of brain change using GEMS® dementia classification model, so we can meet your loved one where they are and adjust activities based on their specific challenges.

VALLEY VNA SENIOR CARE 
1535 Lyon Dr., Neenah 54956
(920) 727-5555
valleyvna.org

We are dedicated to providing individualized, compassionate memory care. Our Assisted Living and In-Home Care staff are specially trained in dementia care. Offering specific programs such as Lyrics & Laughter™, Namaste, and other dementia specific programs.

WISCONSIN HISTORICAL MUSEUM – SPARK! PROGRAM
(608) 264-6555
wisconsinhistoricalmuseum.org
 
SUPPORT SYSTEMS & LOCAL RESOURCES

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION – GREATER WISCONSIN CHAPTER
(920) 469-2110
alz.org/gwwi

AZURA MEMORY CARE
2220 Brookview Ct., Oshkosh 54904
(920) 284-6742
info@azuramemory.com
azuramemory.com

Known as the Dementia Care Experts, Azura’s advanced training and engagement program, MOSAIC, equips their Team to understand what is dementia and how to properly approach and communicate with those in their care and engage them to continue living a high quality of life.

MEDICALERT® + ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION SAFE RETURN®
(800) 432-5378
medicalert.org/safereturn

This is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service, ideal for individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency.