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Chances are that you have heard of Alzheimer’s disease. But, do you know the man after whom this memory robbing disease is named? Alois Alzheimer Alois Alzheimer was born on June 14, 1864, in the small Bavarian town of Marktbreit, Germany. He excelled in science and attended the Universities of Berlin, Tübingen and Wurzburg, where...
March 23, 2017
Intimacy and Romance While Caregiving Author, actress and past caregiver, Kathryn Leigh Scott recently joined us on Caregiver Crossing to discuss how she coped when her husband, Jeff Miller, founding editor of Los Angeles Magazine, was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). She let us into one of his hallucinations of having Princess Diana visit...
March 23, 2017
Tax season can be a confusing time in and of itself, but throwing in caring for a loved one with a life-altering diagnosis + tax credits + deductions and you have the potential for real confusion. Tax Preparation Made Easy Thanks to our friends at Lilly for Better Health and CareGiving.com for their work in...
March 21, 2017
Spring is officially here – celebrate by placing your Joy’s House Spring Flower Sale order today!
March 15, 2017
Pauline Coderre and Desiree Moody, both with Lilly for Better Health joined us on Caregiver Crossing to discuss two of the most difficult aspects of caregiving as published in recent blog posts on CareGiving.com.  The first, being how to talk with family members about the roles and responsibilities of caregiving in order to maintain harmony...
Happy Birthday to Joy’s House at UIndy We’ve created so many wonderful memories and are looking forward to so many more!!! Thank you from our family! Thank you for all the shared birthday wishes, messages, and fun balloons! All of us are so grateful to be a part of the Joy’s House family!
March 7, 2017
Joy’s House and Brewers of Indiana Guild. One of these things is not like the other…or are they alike? While they may seem like the “odd couple”, in truth, they’re the perfect pair. After all, both are nonprofits based in Indianapolis and both are invested in bettering their community. Sure, their services are different, but...
A Day Away Caregiver Retreat The staff and volunteers at Joy’s House invite you to a free event for all caregivers on April 8th.  The day will start with a full breakfast, and an exciting key note presentation from Kathryn Leigh Scott. Attendees will then have the opportunity to attend educational breakout sessions and pampering massages,...
CARE Kits are binders filled with templates and trackers that can be shared within the caregiver’s support and medical team. This critical tool was essentially designed to help caregivers keep important information in one place and to educate them on the many details of caring for a loved one with a life altering diagnosis.  What...