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Caregiver support tops priority list of local initiative on Alzheimer’s

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WILLMAR — Support for caregivers of aging adults with dementia topped a list of priorities identified at a community forum earlier this month on Alzheimer’s disease and age-related dementia.

Increased awareness and knowledge of dementia also was high on the list. Lagging a little further behind was the development of specialized health services for people with dementia.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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