Dementia and other symptoms of memory loss are a big problem in this country. In Sonoma Valley alone, we estimate there are more than 1,000 individuals experiencing some form of cognitive decline. Most still live at home, which means that there are another 1,000 to 2,000 caregiving friends and family members who are also affected.
The Good News Is
that with proper support, both Care Partners (care receivers and care providers) can still enjoy a quality life.
The Bad News Is
that until now, the support available has only reached a fraction of the Sonoma Valley families that need it.
How to educate more people and connect them with support opportunities that
CarePartners helps demystify the hazy world of memory care in Sonoma Valley
CarePartners is a growing one-stop resource for those who take care of dementia patients, with a hotline, free support groups, day programs and workshops.
Editorial: Helping the helpers fills critical caregiver void
CarePartners Initiative is doing what the government can’t: helping to make sense of memory care from insurance to feelings of isolation.