Understanding Dementia Care Event (New Port Richey, FL)

Join us for an informative and empowering session on “Understanding Dementia Care,” led by Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS.

This special event will take place on:

📅 Date: Wednesday, May 15 at 2 PM

📍 Location: New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St, New Port Richey, FL

Gary Joseph LeBlanc, the Education Director of the Dementia Spotlight Foundation, brings his wealth of experience as an author and dementia communication specialist to guide you through the intricacies of dementia and related diseases. He will share practical strategies for improving communication and managing dementia-related behaviors, providing crucial insights that can enhance caregiving for loved ones living with dementia.

Whether you’re a caregiver, family member, or simply interested in gaining a deeper understanding, this session will offer practical tools and knowledge to navigate dementia care with confidence and compassion.

Mark your calendar and join us for an afternoon dedicated to empowering yourself with the information and support needed to make a positive impact. We look forward to seeing you there!

NO RSVP REQUIRED!!!

Florida Health Department | Dementia Awareness Training

Dive into the world of understanding and compassion at our Dementia Awareness Event!

We are thrilled to unveil a remarkable opportunity for you to expand your understanding of dementia at our Dementia Awareness Class, taking place at North Florida College in the Van H. Priest Auditorium on May 1st. Organized in collaboration with the Florida Health Department in the Big Bend Region, this event promises to be an enlightening journey into the realm of dementia awareness and understanding.

📅 Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

🕙 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 📍

Location: Van H. Priest Auditorium, 325 Turner Davis Dr, Madison, FL 32340

What’s even more exciting? This event is now open to the public! Whether you’re in the healthcare industry and want to equip your staff with invaluable knowledge or a devoted family caregiver seeking insights to enhance your caregiving journey, this session is tailor-made for you.

Led by the esteemed Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS, DSF Education Director, and Author, this class is your ticket to understanding dementia like never before. Mark your calendars, spread the word, and make plans to join us for an informative session that promises to inspire, educate, and empower.

Let’s come together to foster a community of support and understanding for those living with dementia. Don’t miss out on this educational opportunity that could truly make a difference in the lives of many. See you there!

Click here to RSVP Today! For more info contact Gary Joseph LeBlanc at gary@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org

 

Pasco County Sheriff’s Dept. | Dementia Awareness Training

In our First Responders Training, we cover:
  • The basics of dementia
  • How dementia and memory loss can affect behavior and communication
  • Strategies to effectively communicate with people living with dementia during an emergency
  • Practical scenarios to help first responders understand the unique needs of people with dementia

Want to sponsor a Dementia Training or organize training for your staff or community? Contact Gary Joseph LeBlanc at (352) 345-6270 orgary@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org

Dementia Care Seminar Lunch & Learn

Get ready for an eye-opening experience at our Dementia Care Seminar Lunch & Learn!

Join us on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, at Keystone Place at Terra Bella, where learning meets delicious eats.

From 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, we’re diving deep into the ins and outs of dementia care, covering everything from understanding the stages of dementia to mastering the art of effective communication. Learn how to create a warm and supportive environment and tackle dementia-related behaviors like a pro. Plus, discover essential tips for keeping your own well-being in check and avoiding burnout.

Join us at 2200 Livingston Rd. in Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639, for an afternoon of learning, laughter, and maybe a few “aha” moments.

Reserve your spot now by calling 813-388-2121 and get ready to revolutionize your approach to dementia care!

Semi-Annual Dementia Care Seminar

Join us for an empowering and informative event hosted in partnership with  the United Way of Hernando County!

On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, we invite you to Xavier Hall at St Frances Cabrini Church, located at 5030 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609, for our Semi-Annual Dementia Care Seminar.

This FREE seminar is specifically designed for families and caregivers navigating the complexities of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Our lineup of dynamic guest speakers will provide invaluable insights, drawing from their firsthand experiences to equip you with essential tools and knowledge for every aspect of this journey.

What To Expect:
  • Gain insights into different types of dementia and how they shape individuals’ lives.
  • Master effective communication strategies tailored to dementia caregivers and care partners.
  • Cultivate a positive environment that truly supports those living with dementia.
  • Tackle challenges head-on and discover strategies to manage dementia-related behaviors.
  • Discover the importance of self-care for caregivers and how to prevent burnout.

Plus, on-site respite will be available at the event, ensuring you can fully engage and absorb the invaluable knowledge being shared.

RSVP TODAY!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow. For any queries, reach out to the United Way office at 352-688-2026 or drop us an email at Care@UnitedWayHernando.org.

Caregivers Support Group (Hudson, FL)

Join us for the Dementia Spotlight Foundation’s Caregivers Support Group @ Hudson, FL 

This supportive gathering offers caregivers the opportunity to connect with others who understand the challenges and rewards of dementia caregiving. Gain valuable knowledge and practical tips to help you navigate the journey of caring for a loved one with dementia.

The Caregivers Support Group takes place every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Hudson First United Methodist Church, located at 13123 US 19. Hudson, FL 34667. It is a safe and welcoming environment where caregivers can share their experiences, and find emotional support from fellow caregivers.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Laura Arnold at larnold32@gmail.com or call (727) 808-2053.

Caregivers Support Group (Hudson, FL)

Join us for the Dementia Spotlight Foundation’s Caregivers Support Group @ Hudson, FL 

This supportive gathering offers caregivers the opportunity to connect with others who understand the challenges and rewards of dementia caregiving. Gain valuable knowledge and practical tips to help you navigate the journey of caring for a loved one with dementia.

The Caregivers Support Group takes place every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Hudson First United Methodist Church, located at 13123 US 19. Hudson, FL 34667. It is a safe and welcoming environment where caregivers can share their experiences, and find emotional support from fellow caregivers.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Laura Arnold at larnold32@gmail.com or call (727) 808-2053.

Caregivers Support Group (Hudson, FL)

Join us for the Dementia Spotlight Foundation’s Caregivers Support Group @ Hudson, FL 

This supportive gathering offers caregivers the opportunity to connect with others who understand the challenges and rewards of dementia caregiving. Gain valuable knowledge and practical tips to help you navigate the journey of caring for a loved one with dementia.

The Caregivers Support Group takes place every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Hudson First United Methodist Church, located at 13123 US 19. Hudson, FL 34667. It is a safe and welcoming environment where caregivers can share their experiences, and find emotional support from fellow caregivers.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Laura Arnold at larnold32@gmail.com or call (727) 808-2053.

Understanding Dementia Care @ The Fox Lodge

Join us for an enlightening and empowering event!

“Understanding Dementia Care,” is an event where we delve into the world of dementia, offering valuable insights and strategies for caregivers and families. This event promises to be a beacon of knowledge and support for those seeking to enhance their understanding of dementia care.

🗓️ Date: Wednesday, Jan. 31st, 2024

🕙 Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

📍 Location: The Fox Lodge – 7601 Little Rd Suite 103E, New Port Richey, FL 34654

Our speaker, Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS, a renowned author and DSF Education Director, will be your guide on this educational journey. With years of experience and a deep passion for dementia care, Gary will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to provide exceptional care and support to those affected by dementia.

What To Expect:

Understanding the Dementia Landscape: Gain insights into the different types of dementia and explore how each type shapes the individuals’ lives.

Effective Communication Strategies: Master communication techniques tailored specifically for dementia caregivers. Learn how to connect with and support your loved ones effectively.

Creating a Supportive Environment: Discover the art of cultivating a positive and nurturing environment that genuinely supports individuals living with dementia.

Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors: Tackle challenges head-on and unlock proven strategies to manage and address dementia-related behaviors with confidence.

Self-Care and Preventing Burnout: Understand the vital importance of self-care for caregivers and learn practical tips to prevent burnout while providing the best possible care.

What’s more? There will be various dementia care resources and vendors available at the event, ready to provide you with valuable information and support!

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to enrich your knowledge, connect with fellow caregivers, and gain the confidence and skills needed to provide exceptional dementia care. Whether you are a family member, healthcare professional, or simply curious about this important topic, this event is designed to benefit everyone.

RSVP TODAY to secure your spot!

Seats are limited, so be sure to reserve yours now and embark on this meaningful journey of understanding dementia care. We look forward to welcoming you on January 31st at Fox Lodge!

Understanding Dementia Care @ Gardens of Westbrooke

We are excited to invite you to The Gardens of Westbrooke for a seminar on Understanding Dementia Care on December 6th.

Our presenter will be, Gary Joseph LeBlanc, Dementia Communication Specialist, Author, and Education Director of the Dementia Spotlight Foundation; he will provide invaluable insights into dementia-related diseases, positive communication strategies, handling difficult dementia behaviors, and much more.

This seminar is a must-attend event for both family and professional caregivers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in dementia care.

RSVP with Jaylin Gant at 352-610-2219 or markerer@gardenswb.com