The Patrick administration in Massachusetts is taking steps to address the growing problem of senior dementia. A new program at the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke is helping veterans and their families cope with Alzheimer’s disease. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.
Bill McGill of Montgomery said he was stressed out a few years ago, when he realized his father..now 90…had been wondering off and might have Alzheimer’s disease. Having him live at the state run Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke has brought peace of mind.