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(From left) Gordy Angell, Al Gunderson and Jonathan Schmidt at the 2015 SummerWood Golf Scramble.

(From left) Gordy Angell, Al Gunderson and Jonathan Schmidt at the 2015 SummerWood Golf Scramble.

RECOVER. REFRESH. RENEW.

Posted on May 14, 2015

When you or someone you love is hospitalized, there is an important phase of recovery between hospital and home. On your way to regaining your independence, you need a caring, nurturing place to heal your body and mind alike....

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2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Released

Posted on March 26, 2015

Between 2000 and 2012, deaths from Alzheimer's disease increased 69 percent, while those attributed to the number one cause of death, heart disease, decreased 16 percent, according to the Alzheimer's Association's Alzheimer's...

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A Caregiver Extraordinaire

Posted on February 16, 2015

On this President's day, the words of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, resonate with the ministry and service of Presbyterian Homes & Services. Alongside such masterpieces as the Gettysburg Address and...

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Couple remains together with support of Waverly Gardens' Caring Companion living option

Posted on June 23, 2014

For over a decade, Dorothy and Paul managed to remain together in their home in New Brighton, Minnesota, where they had lived since 1961. But the tipping point came two years ago after Paul was hospitalized with pneumonia followed...

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Dorothy and Paul Olson

Dorothy and Paul Olson

At Wit's End

Posted on February 19, 2014

Providing care for an aging family member is an act of kindness, love, and loyalty that has been practiced for generations. But if you are a family caregiver for a loved one with complex physical care needs or memory loss, you...

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The Holidays and Memory Loss

Posted on December 12, 2013

From The Alzheimer's AssociationRepublished with permission...

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Walking for His Mom

Posted on September 14, 2013

Randy Calleja's personal experience motivates him to serve as Honorary Chairman of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in New Richmond, Wisconsin By Judy WiffNew Richmond News, September 11, 2013.Republished with permission....

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Caring Companion Senior Apartments Offer a Unique Memory Care Living Option

Posted on May 14, 2013

Bill and Mabel: Side-by-side When Mabel Penney was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder characterized by loss of memory and skills, her husband, Bill, never doubted that he would look after her. As...

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Ten Ways to Care: a series for and about caregivers

Posted on May 9, 2013

Presbyterian Homes & Services joins with Twin Cities Public Television's Next Avenue to encourage the conversation with and for caregivers. Here are links to the first 5 stories in this series. We will post more in the days...

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