Entries by PortervilleADS

Educating America Tour: Utah

Educating America Tour: Utah November 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm MST Mountain Time To protect the health and safety of participants and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held virtually over the Internet. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4504204768881846028 Register in link above…   Conference Agenda 10:00 am – 10:15 am (Mountain Time) Welcome & […]

Creating a Safe, Nurturing Environment for an Alzheimer’s Patient – GUEST BLOG – By Lydia Chan

https://www.allinmiami.com/blog/Creating-a-Safe-Nurturing-Environment-for-an-Alzheimers-Patient-GUEST-BLOG-By-Lydia-Chan Creating a Safe, Nurturing Environment for an Alzheimer’s Patient – GUEST BLOG – By Lydia Chan Amit Bhuta Although he was born in India, Amit Bhuta has been living in South Florida for over 40 years and truly loves everything about his home in Miami. … Jan 24 5 minutes read By Lydia Chan Caring for a […]

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.