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July 11, 2016
Renita Thonvold, left, and Kathy Thonvold are co-facilitators of the Forget-Me-Knot Memory Cafe, opening this week to help people with dementia and their caregivers find support, information and friendship. Anne Polta/Tribune
Memory cafe to fill unmet social, emotional needs of dementia
July 11, 2016 - 11:48am
September 15, 2015
Father, 90, will be held in his son’s shooting
September 15, 2015 - 10:16pm
March 25, 2015
Coalition receives grant for Alzheimer’s education
March 25, 2015 - 8:02pm
October 8, 2014
Willmar to host national speaker on aging, dementia
October 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
July 23, 2014
This flier outlines some of the services available for seniors, caregivers, veterans, the homeless and more. The local ACT on Alzheimer’s group is seeking to spread awareness through trained community educators. (Submitted )
Alzheimer’s coalition settles on projects to implement
July 23, 2014 - 12:19am
June 19, 2014
Caregiver support tops priority list of local initiative on Alzheimer’s
June 19, 2014 - 10:48pm
June 4, 2014
Many voices: Nearly 100 contribute input at community forums on dementia
June 4, 2014 - 11:38pm
May 26, 2014
Lakeview Ranch names Marco referral liaison
May 26, 2014 - 11:43pm
April 25, 2014
Age-related dementia will be the focus of workshops next week in Renville and Willmar
April 25, 2014 - 11:15pm
July 17, 2013
Memory decline may be earliest sign of dementia
July 17, 2013 - 12:41pm
July 15, 2013
Study: Later retirement may help prevent dementia
July 15, 2013 - 11:38pm
September 25, 2012
Walkers of various ages, sizes and species will be on the trail Oct. 6 for the second annual Willmar area Walk to End Alzheimer's. Tribune file photo illustration
Local family is face of Alzheimer's at second annual fundraising walk
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
Dementia the topic of pair of events this month
October 4, 2010 - 12:00am
Families face personal struggle with Alzheimer's
October 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Lori Petersen of Olivia wears goggles Wednesday that will be part of the virtual dementia tour at Church of St. Mary in Willmar. "It should change people," Petersen said of the tour, intended to provided insight into what it's like to live with dementia. The goggles are designed to give people an idea of how someone with dementia navigates through the world. The tour is being offered Tuesday on an appointment basis. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
New regional network focuses on meeting a growing need
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am