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Experts aid caregivers, bust memory-loss myths

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A person giving care to a loved one with dementia told River Falls resident Nancy Abrahamson that the experience was like "heading west in a covered wagon with no map."

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Abrahamson, the caregiver support coordinator for the St. Croix County Aging and Disability Resource Center, said that situation is played out more and more often as the instances of dementia rise.

A demonstrated and vocalized need in the community prompted an upcoming pair of free, educational workshops.

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