Alzheimer's & Dementia Information

About Us
In September 2013, members of the Roseville community formed an alliance to work to improve conditions for Roseville individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia (A/D) and their unpaid caregivers. The alliance is named the Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team. Participants in the alliance include community members, municipal staff, aging services professionals, and ISD 623 school district personnel.

About the Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team
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RSVL A/D is on Facebook!


Thank you to Paula Biever and Sheryl Fairbanks for making this happen.
Like our account at https://www.facebook.com/RsvlMNDementiaInfo for
the latest from RSVL A/D.

Activities, Support Groups, Educational and Community Events


There are many dementia-related events each month. These items are arranged into three groups: Activities; Support Groups; Educational and Community Events. These sections were formerly grouped as Ongoing Events and Special Events.

Click on the links below for a monthly listing of events that are primarily in the Roseville area. Remember to always check the details on any event, as the time and location can change.

Let us know what you think. You can reach us at RosevilleAlzDem@gmail.com.

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Caring & Coping

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Dementia: Caring & Coping


Dementia: Caring & Coping is a speaker series presented by Roseville Alzheimer's & Dementia Community Action Team (RSVL A/D) and the Ramsey County Library. Click the flyer for information on dates and times, topics and location. During 2018, the series will only be offered during January, February, May, June, September, and October. Other special programming will be available for seniors, individuals with cognitive impairments, and their caregivers. Check the calendars above or click on the images below for more details about activities, support groups, as well as educational and community events.
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Dementia: Caring & Coping Video Series


Past presentations, handouts and videos of RSVL A/D's popular Dementia: Caring & Coping series are now available. RSVL A/D has partnered with CTV North Suburbs to produce video of selected presentations from the series, which are now available for free online. To watch the videos, visit the RSVL A/D Video page. Presentation materials from past RSVL A/D events are available on the Dementia: Caring & Coping Presentations page.

Hot Topics



Memory Minders


The Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team and the Ramsey County Library branches in Roseville and Shoreview have combined forces to make new dementia-related materials available for caregivers. Both library branches have a caregiver reading collection for care partners of those with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or memory loss. The libraries have also added Memory Minders. Memory Minders are kits that contain activities specifically designed for use with patrons with memory loss, and have been featured on Northeast Journal and KSTP-TV.

Memory Minders Update


Ramsey County Library and Roseville Alzheimer's & Dementia Community Action Team (RSVL A/D) are pleased to announce the expansion of the popular Memory Minders Kits for Caregivers.

Memory Minders Kits are designed for caregivers who are caring for people experiencing memory loss.  The materials in the kits are specifically selected to spark memories, create conversation and provide positive and engaging interactions between people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia and their care partners. 

The new collection of Memory Minders Kits feature materials specific to Lewy Body Dementia and helping children understand dementia as well as kits with new activities and books. Each Kit is unique and features a variety of materials for care partners.

Kits are available at Ramsey county branch libraries and may also be requested online at www.rclreads.org.  Please contact Carol Jackson at carol.l.jackson@co.ramsey.mn.us for more information about Memory Minders.

Memory Minders: Travel Kit


Memory Minders: Travel Kit is a practical collection of tips for local and extended travel with someone with dementia. It also has planning and “take along” documents to help make your travel with someone with dementia as smooth as possible. Creators share their insights and tips as former caregivers to reduce stress, increase safety and improve engagement. The Travel Kit also includes a handout suggesting ways to hold effective family celebrations, outings and holiday gatherings that include friends and loved ones with dementia.

Find all the elements necessary to build a Memory Minders: Travel Kit Dementia: Caring & Coping Presentations page.
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Giving Voice Chorus®-St. Paul - A Chorus for People Living with Alzheimer’s and their Caregivers comes to Lyngblomsten.

Lyngblomsten now offers Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH).
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Social Work Assistance Available


Walk-in, free social work assistance is now available at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville. Community Resource Advocates, trained social workers, provide guidance for accessing resources for housing/shelter, mental health care, food shelves, transportation, domestic violence issues, youth resources, scholarships for daycare/preschool on Wednesdays from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in conference room B.  For more information call 651-724-6062.

Do you need to make a clinic appointment?


On Tuesdays HealthPartners Center for Memory & Aging offers a Diagnostic Clinic Day where patients can see a neurologist, neuropsychologist, geriatric psychiatrist, physician assistant and nurse all at one visit. To make an appointment call 651-254-7000 and press option 1.

Advance Care Planning


Check out information on Advance Care Planning. You'll find resources for free, local, year-round assistance; dementia-specific tools; and documents to help you start the conversation with your physician.

Previous Hot Topics can also be found on the new 
Shared Resource Tools page.

Resources for Caregivers/People with Memory Loss


The Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team has developed a guide for caregivers, care recipients, and people with early memory loss in the Roseville area. Included in this guide is information on caregiver coaching, caregiver support groups, activities for caregivers and people with early memory loss, respite, adult day services, research opportunities, and grief support.

Advance Care Planning
Caregiver Coaching
Support Groups
Activities for People with Memory Loss and Their Caregivers
Respite & Adult Day Services
Research Opportunities
Grief Support
Safety Tips
Shared Resource Tools
Caregiving
More About Dementia
Helpful links to find additional information about Alzheimers and Dementia.

More About Dementia

Community Resources


Additional information about what resources are available in the community for both information and assistance services, and volunteer opportunities to assist caregivers.

Community Resources

Contact Us


Email: RosevilleAlzDem@gmail.com 

Reasons to send us an email
  • Please share your comments, suggestions, corrections, etc.
  • Interest in volunteering in Roseville ACT on Alzheimer’s project.
  • Interest in learning about and/or participation in other RSVL A/D projects.