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Three area agencies awarded grants to support Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

Three north-central Minnesota agencies have been awarded grant dollars to support people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. According to a release from the Minnesota Board on Aging, an estimated 97,000 Minnesotans have Alzheimer’s disease, which is projected to increase by nearly 25 percent to 120,000 by 2025. Northwoods Caregivers of Bemidji was awarded…

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DHS awards Alzheimer’s grants

The Minnesota Department of Human Services recently awarded grants to two local organizations. According to a release, the grants were awarded to agencies or organizations to help meet the needs of dementia patients and the needs of their caregivers. Northwoods Caregivers was awarded almost $115,000 to engage a nurse to focus on dementia clients with…

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