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 (New Port Richey, FL)

Join us for the Dementia Spotlight Foundation’s Caregivers Support Group @ New Port Richey, FL

In partnership with The Fox Lodge.

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 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Fox Lodge, located at 7601 Little Rd Suite 103E, New Port Richey, FL 34654. It is a safe and welcoming environment where caregivers can share their experiences, and find emotional support from fellow caregivers.

RSVP HERE

For more information, please contact Gary Joseph LeBlanc at gary@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org or call (352) 345-6270.

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

The Aftereffects of Caregiving (Land O’ Lakes, FL)

Join us on October 11th, 2023, at 10:00 AM for an immersive and enlightening event featuring author Gary Joseph LeBlanc, the Education Director of Dementia Spotlight Foundation. This transformative event, themed “Helping Caregivers Heal,” is designed to address a topic often overlooked – the profound process of finding oneself after the caregiving journey.

Are you a caregiver who has poured endless love and dedication into the well-being of your loved ones? Or are you in the process of readjusting to life beyond caregiving? This event is crafted with you in mind. Gary LeBlanc, author of the insightful book “The Aftereffects of Caregiving,” brings his personal experiences and expert insights to guide you through the intricate path of rediscovery and healing. Plus, hear from our special guest speaker Julie Sanchez of accentCare.

Caregiving can take a toll on your own sense of identity, leaving you feeling fragmented and uncertain about the way forward. During this event, Gary will explore the aftermath of caregiving and offer practical strategies to navigate the journey of self-renewal. Gain invaluable tools, connect with a community of like-minded individuals, and embark on a transformative journey towards healing and personal growth.

Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a new chapter of self-discovery. Register now to secure your spot. Let’s navigate the path of healing together and emerge stronger, wiser, and more self-aware.

Understanding Dementia Care (Aqua Apartments – Residents Only)

Are you a caregiver seeking to enhance your dementia care skills? Join us for the Understanding Dementia Care event, hosted by Dementia Spotlight Foundation. This knowledge-packed event will equip you with expert insights and practical strategies to provide the best care for your loved ones living with dementia.

Date: October 24th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 🏠

Location: Aqua Apartments, 4505 North Rome Avenue, Tampa, FL. 33603 (Residents Only)

🎙️ Key Speaker: Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS, DSF Education Director Benefit from the vast experience of Gary Joseph LeBlanc, an authority in dementia care. With his deep understanding and personal journey, Gary will cover essential topics, including:

Navigating Dementia’s Stages: Learn to tailor your care approach as dementia progresses.

Effective Communication Techniques: Discover proven methods to connect and engage with individuals with dementia.

Creating a Positive Care Environment: Foster an atmosphere of compassion that uplifts both caregivers and patients.

Behavioral Management Strategies: Gain insights into addressing and managing dementia-related behavioral challenges.

Caregiver Self-Care: Explore strategies to prevent burnout and prioritize your well-being.

This event is a unique opportunity to learn, connect, and grow within a supportive community of caregivers. No RSVP needed – just mark your calendar and be there to network and learn from fellow caregivers and professionals.