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After all, when a loved one has Alzheimer’s or dementia everyone could use a helping hand.

That’s why we have a monthly Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting at The Willows on the last Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, with an optional lunch after.

At these meetings you can learn from a professional moderator from St. Croix Hospice who can answer all of your questions. A really helpful benefit of the Support Group is that you are with others on the same journey as you–with many of the same experiences and questions you may have.

In this group, you no longer need to feel alone navigating the challenge of living with a loved one with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Questions like; “What is the best thing for them now?” or “How do I handle it when Mom or Dad acts this way or that way?” These are universal, and everyone has moments where they feel overwhelmed and alone.

Properly dealing with loved ones with memory issues is not intuitive. It is not something you just “figure out.” Help is crucial, and understanding is vital. And our Support Group at The Willows can give you both.

If you’re worried about how to get started, know this; these are informal meetings. Everyone is welcome. There is no form to fill out, no information to share…just come listen, ask questions if you want to but there is no pressure from anyone.

You can come as many times as you like. Our group has been a resource for families since 2019 and folks usually return with more questions.

You don’t need to feel alone when a loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Reach out and come visit. It’s free, it’s easy and it can really help.

And if you have any questions, I’m just a phone call away. 641 485 1672.

Call anytime

Sincerely,
Jennifer Stanley
Executive Director
The Willows of Marshalltown