When you have a need, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Area IV Information and Referral Dept. is available to assist you with information about community resources and Area IV services.
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Families caring for persons with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease are encouraged to contact us to discuss changes due to the Disease, as well as options for care.
Area IV is a member of the Indiana Care Circle, an organization dedicated to working for quality care through networking with other professionals in the field. Area IV is a member of the Alzheimer's Care Coalition -- the mission of which is to provide education for families of persons with dementia -- see www.alzheimerscarecoalition.org.
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Raising Awareness of Chronic Care Management
Nearly half of all adults in America live with at least one chronic disease. Typical healthcare can not always deal with each individual's needs. However, there are strategies that everyone can tailor to fit their own personality and lifestyle. A few healthcare professionals are embracing these strategies across the country, bringing the issue of chronic pain management to light and raising awareness in insurance companies.
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Signs of Abuse and Neglect
See article for lists of things to watch for in case you believe someone's being physically, psychologically, or sexually abused; neglected: by themself or others; or they're being exploited.
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The 27th Annual SENIOR GAMES will be held June 10-14, 2013 for seniors age 55+ living in Area IV-served counties. The deadline to register is June 3rd. See Activities/Wellness on this website for the registration form -- due by June 3rd.
Wacky Wednesdays at the Movies for Seniors will show "The Vow" on June 12. Breakfast snack at 9 a.m. and movie starts at 9:30 a.m. Bring a friend and enjoy the Fellowship & Fun!
People who live in Carroll, Clinton, Tippecanoe, or White Counties and are buying a house can take a Homebuyer Class, offered year-round, to help them learn the steps involved in purchasing a home.