Advanced Dementia Care Webinar

Join us for an enlightening webinar on February 21, 2024 at 10:00 am!

Learn in-depth about the different types of dementia, effective communication, creating a supportive environment, effectively managing dementia-related behaviors, and maintaining personal well-being to prevent burnout. Our Speaker is Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS, Author and DSF Education Director.

What To Expect:

-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.


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Free Live Webinar | Connection Cafes: What Are They And Why Are They Important?

About Event

Connection Cafes are based on the Memory Cafe mode frequently used to promote social support and connection for persons living with dementia. We will discuss why they are important, who should attend and where they can be held. The target audience for this webinar is care-partners, family members, advocates and anyone interested in the

Webinar: Wednesday,  January 31, 2024

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Brought to you by the Georgia Gerontology Society

About Speaker

Alyss Amster got her experience when, in 2017, she joined Amy’s Place, the first free-standing Memory Cafe in Roswell. Later, the name of Memory Cafe was changed to Connection Cafe by Alyss to reduce the stigma associated with cognitive decline. In 2021, Alyss joined the Dementia Spotlight Foundation leadership team by assuming the role of Associate Executive Director.

She supports the Foundation by increasing awareness and serving as the director of the DSF Connection Cafe in Roswell. Connection Cafes (Memory Cafes) provide a safe and comfortable space where care partners and those living with dementia can socialize through appropriate activities. Alyss also serves as co-chair of the Speakers Bureau of Adult Children of Aging Parents (ACAP) of Cobb-Cherokee.

Care Partner’s Online Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one living with dementia? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed, isolated, or in need of a helping hand?

We understand that the journey of being a caregiver can be both rewarding and challenging. That’s why the Dementia Spotlight Care Partner’s Online Support Group is here to provide you with the support and connection you need.

In an effort to help people stay connected and reduce social isolation, we host a weekly virtual caregiver support group. Mark your calendars for the 1st Thursday of every month at 11 am EST, and make sure you have your coffee or tea ready – it’s time to come together and share your experiences, challenges, and triumphs.

Our support group is a safe and welcoming space where you can connect with others who understand what all it takes. To. Be a care partner for individuals living with dementia. You’ll have the opportunity to:

✨ Share your care partner journey with others who truly empathize.

✨ Gain valuable insights, tips, and resources from experienced care partners.

✨ Ask questions, seek guidance, and find emotional support from a caring community.

✨ Discover self-care strategies to help you thrive in your care partner role.

And the best part? You can join us from the comfort of your own home, eliminating the need for travel or scheduling conflicts. All you need is an internet connection and a device to connect with us.

For more information and to register for this uplifting and informative online event, please contact Alyss Amster at We look forward to connecting with you and helping you shine a light on your care partner journey.

Click here to register for our next group meeting.

Let’s come together, support one another, and make each day a little brighter. See you at our next Dementia Spotlight Care Partner’s Online Support Group!

Aftereffects of Caregiving Live Webinar

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Understanding Dementia Care Live Webinar

Are you looking to deepen your understanding of dementia care and gain valuable insights from a renowned expert?

We are thrilled to invite you to the upcoming Understanding Dementia Care Live Webinar, featuring our very own DSF Education Director and esteemed author, Gary Joseph LeBlanc, CDCS.

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, July 19th

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Location: Online (Zoom)

During this engaging webinar, Gary Joseph LeBlanc will share his wealth of knowledge, expertise and personal caregiving experience, offering invaluable guidance on dementia care. Gary has dedicated his life to supporting individuals with dementia and their caregivers, providing practical advice and compassionate solutions.

By attending this webinar, you will:

  1. Gain a comprehensive understanding of dementia and its various forms.
  2. Learn effective communication techniques to connect with individuals living with dementia.
  3. Discover strategies to create a supportive and stimulating environment for those with dementia.
  4. Acquire practical caregiving tips and techniques to enhance the quality of life for both the care partner and the person living with dementia.
  5. Have the opportunity to ask questions and receive personalized advice from Gary Joseph LeBlanc himself.

This webinar is suitable for both professionals working in the field of dementia care and individuals seeking knowledge and support for their loved ones. Whether you are a healthcare professional, care partner, or simply interested in dementia care, this webinar will empower you with the tools and insights to make a positive difference in the lives of those impacted by dementia.

Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in the field! Register now to secure your spot by submitting your RSVP online. Be sure to add this event to your calendar from the registration page.

Please note that spaces are limited, so we encourage you to reserve your spot as soon as possible.

We look forward to virtually welcoming you to the Understanding Dementia Care Live Webinar on July 19th. Prepare to be inspired, educated, and equipped with practical strategies to enhance your approach to dementia care.