Connection Café (Memory Cafe) – Alpharetta

Get ready to don your fanciest hats and join us for an unforgettable afternoon at our upcoming May 9th Connection Cafe, where we’ll be celebrating the Kentucky Derby in style!

It’s time to saddle up for an afternoon of fun, laughter, and camaraderie in a welcoming and supportive environment tailored for those living with dementia and their care partners. Whether you’re a seasoned racing enthusiast or just looking for a delightful outing, our Derby-themed event promises an afternoon of joy, connection, and cherished memories.

So mark your calendars and RSVP today to secure your spot for this exciting event! Don’t miss out on the chance to make new friends, strengthen existing bonds, and experience the magic of the Derby together.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Claim Your Spot:

To help us prepare, please RSVP below by Wednesday, May 8th, or to Alyss Amster at 678-332-1711 or alyss@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org.

Connection Café (Memory Cafe) – Alpharetta

Join Us For Our Connection Café!

Presented by Dementia Spotlight Foundation and Senior Service of North Fulton 

Who: Those Living w/ Dementia & Their Care Partners

When: Every Second & Fourth Thursday Of The Month

Time: 1:30-3:30 PM

Where: Alpharetta | Crabapple Senior Center

12624 Broadwell Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004

For More Info or to Sponsor A Cafe, Contact Alyss Amster: 678-332-1711 or

Alpharetta Fire Department | 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

Understanding Dementia Care (Carrollton)

Are you a care partner, healthcare professional, or just curious about how to navigate dementia care with confidence and compassion?

Join us for an enlightening event that promises to equip you with invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance your caregiving journey.

Understanding Dementia Care Event

Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: Tabernacle Baptist Church

150 Tabernacle Dr., Carrollton, GA 30117

This event is designed to empower caregivers with essential knowledge and tools to provide exceptional care for individuals living with dementia.

What To Expect:

Dive Deep into Dementia: Gain insights into the various types of dementia and how they impact individuals’ lives, enabling you to tailor your care approach effectively.

Masterful Communication: Learn communication techniques specifically tailored to fostering deeper connections and understanding.

Creating Supportive Environments: Discover how to cultivate a nurturing and positive atmosphere that truly supports those living with dementia, enhancing their quality of life.

Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors: Discover strategies to better manage dementia-related behaviors.

Self-Care is Key: Understand the vital importance of personal well-being for caregivers and learn practical ways to prevent burnout, ensuring you can continue to provide the best care possible.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enrich your caregiving journey. RSVP Today!

To reserve your spot, call (770) 832-9010. Spaces are limited, so secure your place now!

Empower yourself with knowledge, compassion, and support at the Understanding Dementia Care Event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Understanding Dementia Care (Peachtree City)

Are you a care partner, healthcare professional, or just curious about how to navigate dementia care with confidence and compassion?

Join us for an enlightening event that promises to equip you with invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance your caregiving journey.

Understanding Dementia Care Event

Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Peachtree City United Methodist Church

225 Robinson Rd Peachtree City, GA 30269

This event is designed to empower caregivers with essential knowledge and tools to provide exceptional care for individuals living with dementia.

What To Expect:

Dive Deep into Dementia: Gain insights into the various types of dementia and how they impact individuals’ lives, enabling you to tailor your care approach effectively.

Masterful Communication: Learn communication techniques specifically tailored to fostering deeper connections and understanding.

Creating Supportive Environments: Discover how to cultivate a nurturing and positive atmosphere that truly supports those living with dementia, enhancing their quality of life.

Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors: Discover strategies to better manage dementia-related behaviors.

Self-Care is Key: Understand the vital importance of personal well-being for caregivers and learn practical ways to prevent burnout, ensuring you can continue to provide the best care possible.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enrich your caregiving journey. RSVP Today!

Click here to reserve your spot, or contact Alyss Amster at Alyss@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org or call (678) 332-1711. Spaces are limited, so secure your place now!

Empower yourself with knowledge, compassion, and support at the Understanding Dementia Care Event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Understanding Dementia Care (Peachtree City)

Let’s Talk Dementia Care: Understanding, Connecting, and Thriving!

Mark your calendars for a special event happening at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 24th, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Join us for a deep dive into dementia care that’s all about understanding, connection, and practical support. No stuffy lectures here – we’re keeping it real and relatable while diving into some crucial topics.

Topics Include:
  • Understand the various stages of dementia and how they shape individuals’ lives.
  • Master effective communication strategies tailored to dementia caregivers.
  • 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.

Ready to join the conversation? RSVP now online or by contacting Alyss Amster at Alyss@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org or give her a call at (678) 332-1711. Let’s come together, learn, laugh, and support each other on this journey of dementia care.

Connection Café (Memory Cafe) – Roswell

Join Us For Our Connection Café!

Presented by Dementia Spotlight Foundation and Senior Service of North Fulton 

Who: Those Living w/ Dementia & Their Care Partners

When: First & Third Friday Of The Month

Time: 1:30-3:30 PM

Where: Roswell Senior Center

1250 Warsaw Rd, Roswell, GA 30076

For More Info or to Sponsor A Cafe, Contact Alyss Amster: 678-332-1711 or alyss@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org

Connection Cafe

Are you ready to kick off the New Year with a burst of laughter, friendly competition, and heartwarming moments?

Join us on January 5th for a special Connection Cafe event where we’re putting our own spin on the classic game show, Family Feud!

Our Connection Cafe is not just about the game; it’s about fostering connections, creating cherished memories, and sharing joy in a supportive and uplifting environment. Designed for those living with dementia and their devoted care partners, it’s the perfect opportunity to ring in the New Year with a vibrant community that understands your journey.

Here’s what you can expect:
  • A lively rendition of Family Feud brought to you by Empower Recreational Therapy that will have you laughing and bonding with fellow attendees.
  • A warm and welcoming space where you can strengthen existing connections and form new ones.
  • A chance to celebrate life, love, and laughter in a supportive atmosphere.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to start the year with a smile. Mark your calendar for January 5th, and join us at Roswell Senior Center for a Connection Cafe like no other. We can’t wait to see you there!

Claim Your Spot:

To help us prepare, please RSVP below by Thursday, January 4th, or to Alyss Amster at 678-332-1711 or alyss@dementiaspotlightfoundation.org.

Understanding Dementia Care Seminar (Lithia Springs, GA)

Join us for an enlightening evening as we delve into the world of dementia care with our esteemed Education Director, Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS. This highly anticipated seminar will be held on Friday, September 29th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and promises to be a transformative experience for caregivers, families, and healthcare professionals alike.

Event Highlights:

🔹 Expert Insights: With decades of hands-on experience and a deep commitment to dementia care, Gary Joseph LeBlanc will share his wealth of knowledge on the intricacies of dementia. Drawing from his personal journey and professional expertise, he will guide attendees through a comprehensive understanding of the condition.

🔹 Effective Communication Techniques: Discover the power of communication in dementia care. Learn strategies that foster meaningful interactions and connections, even in the face of cognitive challenges. These techniques can significantly enhance the quality of life for both caregivers and individuals living with dementia.

🔹 Practical Caregiving Tips: Gain practical, actionable advice from Gary that will empower you to provide the best possible care to your loved ones or clients with dementia. From daily routines to managing challenging behaviors, these insights will equip you with the tools needed to navigate the caregiving journey with confidence.

🔹 Inspiring Personal Journey: Embark on an inspiring journey with Gary as he shares his personal experiences and stories. Through heartfelt narratives, he will underscore the importance of compassion, empathy, and understanding in the world of dementia care.

🔹 Empowerment Through Understanding: This seminar isn’t just another event – it’s a life-changing opportunity to transform your approach to dementia care. Walk away with a newfound sense of purpose and an arsenal of strategies that will positively impact the lives of care partners and individuals living with dementia.

Don’t miss out on this exceptional chance to learn from a true leader in the field of dementia care. Join us on September 29th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and take a step towards becoming a more compassionate and effective caregiver.

Event Details:

📅 Date: Friday, September 29th

🕕 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

📍 Venue: Cornerstone Baptist Church, 7167 S Sweetwater Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Secure your spot today and embrace the power of understanding in dementia care. This seminar promises to be a remarkable experience that will leave you inspired, informed, and empowered.

For inquiries and ticket reservations, please contact Lorraine Whitson at lo.whitson@gmail.com.

 

Understanding Dementia Care (Atlanta, GA)

Mark your calendars for an event that will enlighten, inspire, and empower you in the journey of dementia care! Dementia Spotlight Foundation, in partnership with Senior Provisions, presents “Understanding Dementia Care” – a transformative event you won’t want to miss! Join us on Wednesday, September 6th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the welcoming St. James United Methodist Church located at 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342.

As part of our commitment to enhancing dementia care and support in the community, we are proud to have our Education Director, Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS, share his expertise on dementia care and personal experiences. Gary will take you on an inspiring journey, unveiling the power of understanding and supporting those impacted by dementia. This isn’t just another event; it’s a life-changing opportunity to receive invaluable insights and tips that will empower professional caregivers, care partners, and families alike.

What can you expect from this event?

🧠 Deep Insights: Gary’s profound knowledge will unravel the mysteries of dementia, providing you with a clear understanding of the condition and its impact on individuals and their loved ones.

💡 Practical Strategies: Discover innovative and effective caregiving techniques, equipping you with the tools to provide exceptional care and support to those living with dementia.

🗣️ Personal Stories: Gain invaluable insights from real-life experiences, as Gary shares touching anecdotes that will touch your heart and leave you feeling truly inspired.

🎉 Community and Support: Connect with like-minded individuals and professionals in the field, fostering a strong network of support and understanding.

Whether you’re a care partner, family member, healthcare professional, first responder, or simply someone interested in making a positive impact, this event is for you. Let’s come together to shine a light on dementia and make a difference in the lives of those impacted.

We know that you wouldn’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event. Seats are limited, and we anticipate a high demand for this event. Don’t hesitate! Grab your spot now by RSVPing through the link below to ensure you’re a part of this transformative experience.

Together, let’s shine a spotlight on dementia care and create a world where compassion and understanding thrive. We can’t wait to see you there!

RSVP HERE TODAY!

Feel free to share this event with family, friends, or colleagues who might benefit from learning more about dementia care. The more, the merrier! RSVP today to secure your seats.