Are You Caring for Someone with Dementia?

You might not know it, but you need support too. We can help.

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Join a Movement of Hope

The Meaning & Hope Institute is excited to announce the next chapter in a national movement of hope. Join us for a free virtual event with Dr. Pauline Boss and get early access to our new community for family caregivers.



Free Video Series

A unique, free-of-charge discussion series for family members caring for someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

10 Week Free Finding Meaning and Hope Discussion Series

Dr. Pauline Boss offers expert strategies to lower your stress and better navigate your unique caregiving journey.

Don’t wait until it’s so difficult you’re ready to walk away. It’s just not a healthy situation. That’s the thing that comes up over and over at support groups — deal with things early on. That’s why I think this program is so important.”


You Need Support Too

Caring for a loved one who has dementia can be very stressful, often involving years of loneliness, isolation, financial stress, and physical health challenges. At the Meaning & Hope Institute, we have resources and support to help you through the challenges you are facing.

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Meaning & Hope Institute

Duet: Partners in Health & Aging established the Institute as a program of nonprofit during 2017, based on the work of Pauline Boss, Ph.D. and her groundbreaking book Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping with Stress and Grief.

The Institute offers a range of supportive services including the Finding Meaning and Hope discussion series, training and certification for discussion facilitators, webinars and support groups, and referrals to a wide variety of additional services provided by Institute partners.

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Finding Meaning and Hope Sponsors

Finding Meaning and Hope is made possible through the generous funding provided by: