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Caring for the Dementia Caregiver: The Challenging Journey with Hidden Blessings

November 17, 2020 | 5:00 p.m.
Webinar Series
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Presented by Ruth Hjelmgren, MA, MSE, Director of Community Relations at Artis Senior Living of Woodbury and Mollie Lund, BSW, Director of The Artis Way Experience

Have you found yourself suddenly “cast” in the role of caregiver for someone who is experiencing dementia and memory loss? Are you at a loss in how to navigate this new reality? This compelling series is based on current research that translates into positive actions for the individual experiencing dementia and the caregiver. We will describe:

  • Challenges caregivers face in managing the changing needs of their loves ones
  • How to find ways and the time for self-care
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Innovative ideas on staying safe and sane during a pandemic and social unrest
  • Actions that can bring meaningful purpose, grace and dignity to each person's life

This series is given in grateful partnership with:

The Artis Way Memory Café

November 18, 2020 | 1:00 p.m.
More Dates Available
Virtual
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Presented by Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, internationally respected for her work in the field of dementia and caregiving. Recognized by Oprah, Maria Shriver, Dr. Oz and AARP of Minnesota.

The Artis Way Memory Café offers a comfortable gathering opportunity for those living with dementia and their caregiver. Our goal is to support those living in our local area and connect them to others on a similar journey.

Memory Cafés around the world have seen new friendships blossom as people learn from one another’s experiences, share resources and support each other while learning, laughing and crying together. Come check us out! We consider ourselves a group of friends getting together, and we each reap the benefits of feeling accepted and supported on this compelling journey.

Please Register By the Monday Prior to the Event.

What's Next? Helping Individuals & Families Respond to a Diagnosis of Memory Loss

December 8, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.
Online Webinar
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Presented by Sherrie All, PhD, International Speaker, Writer, Licensed Clinical Neuro-Rehabilitation Psychologist, Brain Health Expert and Owner/Director of the Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness

All too often, people diagnosed with dementia are left thinking, “what’s next?” It can be daunting—between implementing doctor’s orders, researching treatments and being able to spot gimmicks—you might not know where to start. Dr. Sherrie All, international speaker, writer, licensed clinical neuro-rehabilitation psychologist and brain health expert, has a practice that addresses just that conundrum. She will share her experience and insights.

Please Register By Friday, December 4th

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You want your loved one to stay the person they’ve always been, regardless of memory loss.

At Artis, that’s our goal, too: Within the safety of our intimate Memory Care community, we keep them connected to what they love, learning every preference so they live with self-determination and purpose. It’s how we honor them and provide a level of customization you won’t find anywhere else. That’s why we call it The Artis Way.

We invite you to experience our elegant surroundings and exceptionally attentive, respectful, and loving care firsthand.

For a personal tour, or answers to your questions, please feel free to contact us at 651-493-2840.

We look forward to meeting you and discussing how we can provide for your loved one’s specific needs!

The Artis Way :: Vintage Photo Collage

The Best Anniversary

My husband has aphasia and has lost his ability to speak. It’s very frustrating for him, and it’s a sadness for me too. So imagine my surprise when Artis helped him celebrate our wedding anniversary. When I visited him that day, residents and staff were all gathered around the room, carrying a banner the residents had made—with my husband in the center, holding a bouquet of flowers and a card for me! They even helped him sign his name on the card—something he hadn’t been able to do in years! In a way, it was one of our best anniversary celebrations. Thank you Artis, from the bottom of my heart.

The Artis Way