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The MT Alzheimer's and Dementia State Plan Work Group and the MT Office on Aging has developed two public awareness announcements that will run through March 2019. Please take a few minutes to view and share these two announcements entitled: Faces and 65 Seconds...

Respite is defined as a temporary break for family and individual caregivers and may include in-home care, companionship or outings. The Montana Lifespan Respite program provides a break for Montana families caring for their loved ones. The Montana Lifespan Respite program received $800,000 in grant funding...

The Montana Alzheimer's and Dementia Workgroup has created a Memory Loss Resource Guide for those concerned with memory loss. The guide is available on-line and is free to download. Click HERE to view the guide on the website resource page....

The Montana Alzheimer's and Dementia State Plan website has added an interactive map to learn about resources available across the state. The goal of the map is to promote dementia capable community projects, link Montana communities together though information sharing, and help Montanan's better prepare...

Be a part of something meaningful! With just a few hours a month, you can make a difference in your community. The Montana Alzheimer’s and Dementia State Plan Work Group needs Community Outreach Volunteers to work as local advocates raising awareness and being the “boots...

Dr. Patricia Coon, MD, was recognized by AARP at the February workgroup meeting for her leadership and dedication to making a difference in communities across Montana and to those affected by Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. Dr. Coon's vision to bring a state plan for Alzheimer's...

The Caregiver Act (House Bill 163) recognizes that Montana family caregivers have huge responsibilities and supports Montana families working to keep loved ones home safely and out of costly institutions. Enactment of The Caregiver Act will better support seniors and their family caregivers. Public testimony will be taken on...