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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Director's Notes: Enrollment applications being taken
Brainerd celebrates School Board Recognition Week
Operation Round-Up offers Impact Grant
Pine River-Backus School Board: TeHennepe to resign at end of school year
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Area Girls Basketball: Patriots defend home court over Pillager
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates tame Tigers
PR-B 5th-graders first at C-I
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Senior Menus: Feb. 18-22, 2019
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Organizers of local dementia choir sing its praises: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
Those with dementia struggle to remember, but one of the last things to be forgotten is music. A new choir in the Brainerd lakes area hopes to...
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 24, 2018
Choir starting for dementia patients
Dementia patients and their caregivers are invited to join a new choir designed specifically for them. The choir will gather at 7 p.m. Monday...
November 24, 2018 - 6:30am
September 29, 2018
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
Dear Carol: My mom, 83, is in a memory unit because she has advanced Lewy body dementia (LBD). While a nurse was bathing Mom, she noticed a breast...
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 21, 2018
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Donna Larson and her husband Kevin prefer to live in the moment. The Crosslake couple stop to smell the proverbial roses more often than they...
September 21, 2018 - 5:00am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Revealing dementia diagnosis largely up to the person
Dear Carol: My mom was diagnosed with an early stage of dementia. Unfortunately, she thinks that there's still a strong stigma surrounding dementia...
September 1, 2018 - 6:08am
August 4, 2018
Medications can be undetected cause of personality changes
Dear Carol: My husband has been diagnosed with a slow-growing type of leukemia that is well controlled by medication. He takes several medications...
August 4, 2018 - 10:03am
May 21, 2018
The Longest Day: Recognizing beginning stages of Dementia
A family member, visiting his dad in a nursing home, once said while leaving his father's room, "If dad would only try harder..." What this family...
May 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2018
Memory Cafe offers support, educational resources for caregivers and loved ones with dementia
BAXTER—Each month, a group of 20-plus community members gather to share stories, sing and laugh as part of a distinct program for those affected by cognitive impairments. It's dubbed the Memory Cafe, and it serves a role by providing a special outing for both the caregiver and...
March 10, 2018 - 10:30am
September 26, 2017
Faith in Action to present aging, dementia workshop Sept. 28
To be prepared for caregiving as it pertains to aging and to learn to cope with dementia at home and in the community, family caregivers, caregiver...
September 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 20, 2016
Back to Basics: Presentation to show silver lining on aging
Back to Basics What: 10th annual sustainable living event hosted by Happy Dancing Turtle of Pine River, featuring workshops and over 50 vendors...
January 20, 2016 - 2:07pm
July 1, 2015
Dementia support group schedules free meetings
A memory loss support group for the caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease will meet Wednesday, July 22, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Heartwood Senior Living Community in Crosby and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Home Instead in Brainerd. Rachel Cummings from Treasured Times...
July 1, 2015 - 11:18pm