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1. It’s fun! Can you imagine being a kid again? Running around and playing games? Seeing something for the first time and being amazed by it? By becoming a mentor, YOU can spend a few hours each week, just being a kid again. The whole goal of...

Alzheimer's Association - St. Louis Chapter

Alzheimer's Caregiving is Exceptionally Demanding A new study released by the Alzheimer's Association shows that caring for someone with Alzheimer's often exacts a significant physical, mental and emotional toll on the caregiver.  According to the...

GWR YMCA

It’s one of the many ways that the YMCA practices Social Responsibility. The Y is a charitable cause and, as such, we raise funds during the Annual Campaign to ensure that all community members have access to the Y, and continue to advance...

GWR YMCA

Have you ever wondered how to go about choosing a charity, or finding more information about a charity before making a donation? It can be an overwhelming experience, especially when there are so many wonderful causes and places to support. Well,...

GWR YMCA

Taking Care of the CaregiverMore than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  During the month of November – designated as National Caregivers Month – the Alzheimer’s Association is hoping to...

GWR YMCA

November is Military Family Month, and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Gateway Region YMCA offers the following tips to help children of military...

GWR YMCA

Our older adults are valuable members of our families and communities. Let’s work together to keep them healthy and safe. On Falls Prevention Awareness Day (9/22), learn how to help your parent, grandparent, friend or neighbor reduce their risk...