Caring for the Dementia Caregiver: The Challenging Journey with Hidden Blessings
November 17, 2020 | 5:00 p.m.
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
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.
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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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!