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Name change reminds caregivers of respite

Posted: Friday, Aug 23rd, 2013

Jan Landrum, one of the founders of the respite center, is also a regular volunteer there. She has been working with people with memory loss for 21 years, and hopes more people will get involved in the centerís program. Photo by Theresa Baer/Siuslaw News

Itís easy to forget that Alzheimerís disease is not the only form of dementia that causes memory loss. Therefore, the Florence Area Alzheimerís Hospitality Program has changed its name to Memory Loss Respite Center of Florence, a new name that better describes the centerís purpose: to offer respite, information and peace of mind to caregivers of loved ones who are not able to manage day-to-day activities without assistance.

For the complete article see the 08-24-2013 issue.

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