Hughes Family Tribute Center will host a 10-week Dementia Care-Partner Support Group beginning Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing through Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Care partners who are interested in attending the support group are asked to register to attend and pay $25.00 (plus tax and processing fees) to cover the cost of the workbook and class materials. Limited scholarships are available.
"Feeling understood by others brings down barriers between the dementia care partner and the outside world. This process of being understood is central to being compassionate with oneself. The more people who are compassionate to the dementia care partner from the outside in, the more they are capable of being self-compassionate from the inside out."
Edward G. Shaw M.D., M.A., Co-Author of The Dementia Care-Partner's Workbook
Each weekly session will cover different aspects of caring for someone with dementia. For example, topics during the first three weeks include:
- The first week will introduce the hosts of the group, distribute the Dementia Care-Partner Workbook to those that registered, and begin discussions of what the group will experience and learn over the next 10 weeks.
- The second week will begin a foundation to understand and learn about what dementia is, how it is diagnosed, the various forms of dementia, and much more.
- Week 3 will discuss the key parts of the brain and their functions, defining activities of daily living, and the different stages of dementia from mild cognitive impairment to late-stage dementia. This week builds on top of Week 2's discussion of what dementia is and how it impacts the mind and physical body.
Beginning Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.
Ending, Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Hughes Family Tribute Center
9700 Webb Chapel Road, Dallas, Texas 75220
Cost: $25 to cover workbook and classroom supplies. Scholarships are available
For more Information and to RSVP, visit www.hughesftc.com/rsvp