Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

Susana Stoica with her beagle service dog

‘Heal Your Brain’

Local author outlines her methods to recover after concussions. As she struggled to recover from traumatic brain injury, Susana Stoica made herself a promise: Once she was well, she’d write a book to help others facing the same challenges. She has completed that mission with Heal Your Brain, Reclaim Your Life — How to Recover…

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Dr. Feldman (right) with Charlene Handleman (left).

Handleman Grant Furthers Research Into Alzheimer’s

Above: Charlene Handleman (left) with Dr. Feldman (right). Credit: Michigan Medicine Alzheimer’s disease research at the University of Michigan Program for Neurology Research and Discovery (PNR&D) received a significant boost Sept. 21 in the form of a $150,000 gift from Charlene Handleman of Bloomfield Hills. This contribution will create the Handleman Emerging Scholar, which will…

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JHCN pet visit specialist Rosalind Zukowski and her 3-year-old mini labradoodle, Frannie, visit Hilda Bloom

Enriching Lives

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network offers programs to bring comfort, joy to those near the end of life. Physical suffering often requires more than just treating physical pain to feel relief, and the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network (JHCN) takes this understanding to heart. When Carole Jo Lasser, a gifted pianist…

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man holding his head in a blurry image to represent dementia-friendly High Holiday services for Yom Kippur

Dementia-Friendly Service Planned For Yom Kippur

The Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program (Brown Program) is hosting a dementia-friendly High Holiday service 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 16, at Fleischman Residence/Blumberg Plaza, 6710 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield. A luncheon will follow the service. There is no fee to attend. “Because many find solace through High Holiday services,…

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Annette Stone of West Bloomfield gives her husband, Allen, a kiss while looking at a book of photos. PHOTOS BY VISIONalIST ENTERTAINMENT

On The Front Lines

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News Documentary sheds light on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and caregivers. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia wreak havoc on the lives of millions of families each year. They strike indiscriminately, no matter who you are or what you’ve accomplished. And, once a person is symptomatic, there’s no turning back. Local…

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aging loved one care for senior citizens senior care.

5 Signs An Aging Loved One Needs Help

Sponsored by Feinberg Consulting     Families that reach out to us for assistance with an aging loved one’s care are usually doing so in a time of crisis. There’s been an emergency that requires immediate intervention. Maybe it was a serious fall, a severe car accident, or a decline due to a chronic illness…

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