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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Celebrated since 1949, this month, we come together to raise awareness of mental illness within our community. Here at Dementia Spring, we want to highlight the impact of mental illness amongst dementia caregivers.

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World Book Day

World Book Day

Celebrated on April 23rd, today is World Book Day! We’ve found some of our favorite books highlighting journeys of people living with dementia and their care partners.

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Celebrate World Art Day on April 15th!

Celebrate World Art Day on April 15th!

Dementia Spring’s mission is to highlight the stories of those impacted by dementia and support arts organizations for the dementia community, today and everyday. We wanted to take this opportunity to share suggestions on how to celebrate World Art Day at home with your loved one with memory loss!

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Understanding Parkinson’s Dementia

Understanding Parkinson’s Dementia

Did you know that April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that impacts the substantia nigra part of the brain. For anywhere from 50-80% of individuals living with Parkinson’s disease, it can progress into Parkinson’s Dementia.

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​​It’s official – we’re making an IMPACT!

​​It’s official – we’re making an IMPACT!

Dementia Spring has been named one of the 9 best charities that fight dementia by charity support website Impactful Ninja. Their article commended our “very active” YouTube channel where we “post helpful advice, Q&As on various dementia topics, and spotlight new creative artists working with dementia patients.”

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Karla Wilson:  Music Therapy at Home

Karla Wilson:  Music Therapy at Home

Karla Wilson, a board certified Music Therapist, brings music therapy into the homes of clients all over. While she works with a range of clients, Karla has a passion for working with those living with dementia and at end of life.