A support and educational program for family members who have a loved one with dementia who reside in a nursing home.
- The course runs on Tuesdays nights from 5:15pm to 7:15pm
- There is no cost to attend the “Endings & Beginnings” Program
- Registration is necessary to arrange for proper distancing and snacks
- Vaccination/Booster STRONGLY encouraged – Those who do not want to provide proof of vaccination status will be asked to wear a face shield in addition to the face mask that is required for all attendees.
If you are interested in attending this program, contact:
Session 1 – April 5, 2022
Discussion Topic: Family changes, losses and growth
Session 2 – April 12, 2022
Meet the staff: Certified Nursing Assistant
Education Topic: Stages of Alzheimer’s disease
Session 3 – April 19th
Meet the Staff: Nurse
Education Topic: Treatment and medications. How far we have come in Alzheimer’s research
Session 4 – April 26th
Meet the Staff: Unit Clerk
Educational Topic: Effective Communication
Session 5 – May 3rd
Meet the Staff: Community Life
Education Topic: Behaviors. The nature of a memory care unit.
Session 6 – May 10th
Meet the Staff: Dietitian and Chaplain
Educational Topic: Dietary changes through the disease process. End of life and ambiguous loss. The DeMoe family: early-onset genetics.