The Dementia Epidemic
30 Million around the world…and Rising
But there is a Way to HELP!
Before I started the Day Program, I was sitting at home alone and I had no reason to wake up in the morning. My memory was deteriorating more and more each day because I wasn’t doing anything all day. Now that I am coming to the Day Program I have a reason to get out of bed. I am greeted everyday by warm and welcoming faces and I feel I have a purpose again–Satisfied Participant, H.R.
I am still in shock from my visit to Dementia support, the place was a hub of activity. You had about 5 or 6 activity tables going and all the members were busy doing things at all of them. Everyone was engaged and seemed so happy! All the caregivers were stationed to work one on one or one on two with the members. I have never seen such effort and attention given to each person. I am so grateful to you and your staff for providing such a nurturing and stimulating environment for my mother. I think Dementia support is G-d’s gift to families and I thank you.–Hugs and more, A.S.
I wanted to express my gratitude to everyone at Dementia Support Day Program for the amazing work that you are all doing with my mother. Given her diagnosis and lack of motivation to engage in any kind of activity, my brother and I sadly watched our mother withdraw into a shadow of who she really was. Since participating in your program at Dementia Support she has regained her confidence, is showing interest in the world around her, and in general seems much happier. She knows your staff by name and refers to your driver as her boyfriend. We now feel confident that thanks to your efforts we have extended her time in independent living. Of course safety is our first concern, however we are happy to provide our mother with the added stimulation and enjoyment that offers her a better quality of life. Keep up the good work, our community is lucky to have you in our midst–Ruth F.