Jamie Ramsey spoke to us on the core mission of the Riley County Senior Center. The Center offers lots of opportunities to find friends, learn new skills, gain recreation. and get a great noon meal or meal delivery. Whitney Short spoke on how the Center is helping with the needs of those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Whitney, whose job is to work on these issues in our area, talked about her reasons for working at the Senior Center, then explained what Alzheimer’s is. (More below)
The Center facilitates support groups for care givers, and have partnered with the Beach Museum at K-State to provide arts programming for those with memory issues and their families. They have a live webinar each month on dementia and Alzheimer’s issues.