DeKalb Co. Creates First Dementia-Friendly County In GA

DeKalb Co. Creates First Dementia-Friendly County In GA

DeKalb County hosted a drive-thru kick off event at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Stonecrest on May 26, 2021, to celebrate its efforts to become Georgia’s first dementia-friendly county. Officials are partnering with Dementia Spotlight Foundation and Dementia...
All Dementia Caregivers are heroes!

All Dementia Caregivers are heroes!

When our team at Dementia Spotlight Foundation was asked who our favorite Superhero was, we easily had our answer: Dementia Caregivers of course! The superpowers they possess are limitless! In our estimation, the first would be their power of dedication. Next there is...
Early-Onset Speaks Out Webinar

Early-Onset Speaks Out Webinar

Gary Joseph LeBlanc and Whitney Oeltmann host this webinar with special guest Carrie Richardson living with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s at age 39 and David Benedetto living with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s & Frontotemporal Degeneration age 41, speak openly...
Bathing Dilemmas and Dementia

Bathing Dilemmas and Dementia

Bathing can be one of most difficult personal care activities that caregivers face. The reason? Bathing and showering is an intense and intimate experience for people with dementia. Such people may perceive this hands-on procedure as being a threatening, even...