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:

Casey Jonson, LBSW at 701-239-3529 or cjonson6@bethanynd.org

Bailey Lohmann, RN at 701-239-3565 ir blohmann@bethanynd.org

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.

If you are interested in attending this program, contact:

Casey Jonson, LBSW at 701-239-3529 or cjonson6@bethanynd.org

Bailey Lohmann, RN at 701-239-3565 or blohmann@bethanynd.org