You Are Not Alone
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The Dementia & Alzheimer’s Association of St. Clair County supports caregivers and those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through awareness, education, respite care grants, and resource referral.
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About Our Association
One of the most effective ways to ensure optimal care for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is through caregiver education.
Bringing awareness to the disease and encouraging families to share their challenges and successes is essential.
Respite Care Grants
Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest from caring for a loved one. It also allows caregivers time to take care of errands while having comfort and peace of mind, knowing their loved one is safe.
Every person’s needs are unique when it comes to dementia and Alzheimer’s care. We can help provide resources and referrals to many different services.
In The News…
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
For Immediate Release: January 06, 2023 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Leqembi (lecanemab-irmb) via the Accelerated Approval pathway for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Leqembi is the second of a new category of medications approved for...
Worn Down by Alzheimer’s, Some Work to Close ‘Care Gap’
Fred Haynes has once again wandered into the empty spaces of Alzheimer's. On this wintry morning, the retired Realtor is laughing at something only he can see outside the living-room window of his Port Huron home, his lips moving nearly imperceptibly. His gaze moves...
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To Support Care Givers in St. Clair County
Hundreds in our community members have come together over the years to participate in our annual Alzheimer’s 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event was a great success in raising awareness and adding to our total of over $100,000 raised to support respite care grants and other educational resources.
As a caregiver, you likely have many responsibilities. It is important to take care of your own well-being and to connect with others that understand.