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Financial Focus: Caregivers must also care for themselves

https://www.independentri.com/columns/article_e19132f6-035a-11eb-a6fc-774d6b1cead4.html Michael Paolino Edward Jones Financial Advisor Oct 3, 2020 If you’re a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with an illness such as Alzheimer’s disease, you’re probably  already facing some significant emotional and physical challenges – so you don’t need any financial ones as well. Yet, they are difficult to avoid. What steps can […]

Depression can deepen over time for Alzheimer’s caregivers

https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/health-fitness/sns-nyt-alzheimer-caregivers-depression-20200912-rpdvztpitrdkld6d4ssunr5bii-story.html By HEALTHDAY TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY | SEP 12, 2020 AT 7:50 AM Add a heightened risk for depression to the list of challenges facing the caregivers of loved ones who have Alzheimer’s disease. A new study found that older adults caring for spouses newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s had a 30% increase in symptoms of depression compared to those […]

Caregiving during COVID-19

https://www.alz.org/greatermissouri/helping_you/virtual-programs-and-services   Caregiving during COVID-19   The social distancing guidelines in place across Missouri and Illinois have resulted in even more challenging caregiving situations. We’re here to help. Contained on this page is information about our ongoing support mechanisms – 24/7 Helpline and virtual and phone-based care consultations and support groups – as well as our […]

VADS to run out of funds by mid-October

Adult Day Care center in desperate need of financial help The Recorder PORTERVILLE, CA – The COVID-19 pandemic could force the closure of Porterville’s Valley Adult Day Services and time is running out. There are 690,000 men and women over the age of 65 with Alzheimer’s and dementia in California. Those who provide them service […]

No Respite? Valley Adult Day Services in need of financial help

https://www.recorderonline.com/news/valley-adult-day-services-in-need-of-financial-help/article_9a3a7640-eecb-11ea-81bf-2ff89fbef320.html BY CHARLES WHISNAND cwhisnand@portervillerecorder.com  Sep 4, 2020 Updated Sep 4, 2020 An organization that provides respite for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia — and those who provide their care — is in jeopardy of closing its doors for good. Valley Adult Day Services located at 227 E. Oak in the old Veterans Hall […]


Also we do have a gofundme set up. https://gf.me/u/ytv9yf Any donation will help make an impact. Thank you in advance for your contribution to Valley Adult Day Services it means so much to us. Donations are 100% tax deductible.

Our Donation Web Page

Please be aware our Donation page is up and running now. https://valleyadultdayservices.org/donate/ Any donations to our organization are greatly appreciated.  Your donation changes lives. Also your tax-deductible donations to Valley Adult Day Services do more than you can imagine to bring information and service to dedicated families who provide long-term care at home.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers in Long-Term or Community-Based Settings

Emergency situations, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, present special challenges to the delivery of Alzheimer’s and dementia care in long-term and community-based care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living, home health, home care and adult day care. People receiving care or utilizing services in these settings are particularly vulnerable to complications due to their […]


Webinar: Recognizing Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Those Living with Dementia Webinar: Recognizing Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Those Living with Dementia August 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT Click here to register This webinar will assist learners in recognizing some of the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in those living with […]