December 28, 2016

“Good Morning Sunshine”, are the words heard each morning, Monday- Friday, by many area seniors who are dealing with memory loss issues. These words are the greeting shared by Memory Matters Utah/Nevada volunteers as part of their telephone reassurance. Good Morning Su...

December 28, 2016

Seniors with dementia can enjoy New Year’s Eve festivities if caregivers put a little time and thought into creating activities that the senior will enjoy. Make sure to focus on the individual’s abilities rather than what they are incapable of doing anymore. Choose act...

December 19, 2016

Holiday stress can soar for caregivers whose loved ones have Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. And for good reasons: Your own already-bursting to-do load stretches longer than the lines at the post office. Safety worries intensify and the person who has dementia...

Memory Matters Utah (formerly the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society) considered throwing the black-tie fundraiser gala of the year but has decided against such an endeavor during the hectic holiday season.

“Providing seniors and caregivers with memory resources, educatio...

December 5, 2016

‘Baby its cold outside.’ There are preparations and actions to take to assist when cold or unwanted weather is in the forecast. You know it, I know it. But that doesn’t mean that the person with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia realizes it.

There are many...

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