Sundays at 9:30am in the Fireside Room. Feel free to bring a friend!
November 6—Alzheimer’s Association — Jenna Herbig will present information on the programs and services provided by the Alzheimer’s Association including care consultations, early stage programs, education events, and caregiver support groups. Jenna will also be available to answer the questions you have about Alzheimer’s and other related dementias.
Jenna Herbig MSW, LGSW, is the Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association of MN/ND in the Duluth office which serves nine counties in N Minnesota.
November 13—Dementia Friendly Communities
Dementia friendly communities are designed to help a person with dementia do things such as go to the bank and make a deposit and go to the grocery store and find the frozen foods aisle. Mimi Stender, the Dementia Friendly Duluth Coordinator, will discuss the Dementia Friendly Community Toolkit developed by Act on Alzheimer’s.
November 20—Caring for a Person with Memory Loss
Living at home is the desire for most of us, but this becomes more complicated for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Dr. Mary Lou Donovan will discuss caregiver methods for handling challenging behaviors and how to help a person with dementia stay active and independent. Dr. Donovan is a Registered Occupation Therapist with expertise in working with caregivers and people who have memory loss. She is the owner of Positive Dementia Paths.
November 27—Advent Workshop for all ages.