Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Caring for Dementia Series

Stillwater, MN

Caring for Dementia: A Six-Week Educational Series for Caregivers

Starting Tuesday, October 15

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments and tours

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Program and discussion

The Lodge at The Lakes at Stillwater
107 Bridgewater Way, Stillwater, MN 55082

For more information, please call 651-439-8200.

The Lakes at Stillwater and Bluestone Physician Services are partnering to offer a complimentary six-week workshop series for dementia caregivers. The goal of the curriculum is to provide an increased understanding of the disease process of dementia and to identify and present resources available to caregivers.

Each session is standalone but participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions. The format will include time and activities for participants to share their experiences. Sessions will be one hour of workshop time following refreshments and social time.

WEEK 1   Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

DEMENTIA BASICS

This workshop describes the types of dementia.

WEEK 2   Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER

Family-led session on the importance of self-care.

WEEK 3   Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

SERVICES & RESOURCES FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Goals of care and advance care planning, local resources, dealing with crisis, and specialists.

WEEK 4   Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

DEMENTIA TREATMENT: MEDICATIONS & NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL

Common medications for early dementia, managing behaviors with medication and non-medication treatments, dementia and depression.

WEEK 5   Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

FINANCIAL, LEGAL & INSURANCE PLANNING FOR CAREGIVERS

Power of Attorney and Healthcare Power of Attorney. Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Hospice.

WEEK 6   Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

LIVING TRANSITIONS: WHAT TO EXPECT

What to expect during a move. What to expect after a hospitalization.


BLUESTONE PHYSICIAN SERVICES

Bluestone is an innovative, primary care practice delivering on-site care to patients living in assisted living and people with disabilities in both residential and community settings. Our care model consisting of a team approach, regular visits, and proactive care, reduces medical costs and patient stress. Providing care since 2006 for chronically ill, frail, elderly and disabled individuals, Bluestone has proven that personal engagement, quality of care and exceptional service results in high patient and staff satisfaction.

THE LODGE AT THE LAKES AT STILLWATER

The Lodge, a 139-unit community on The Lakes at Stillwater campus, offers independent, assisted living, memory care, and care suites. When someone you know is experiencing memory loss, The Lodge is here with Pearls of Life® memory care. Pearls of Life recognizes the value of each individual and helps residents live dignified, well-rounded lives, discovering the treasures, or pearls, within.

Pearls of Life memory care offers Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®, a positive approach to providing care for adults living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This approach of care is based on the methods of Maria Montessori, as adapted for adults by Dr. Cameron Camp, founder of the Center for Applied Research in Dementia. Dr. Camp is the innovator and founder of the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle approach to dementia care. This approach allows residents to focus on their individual strengths and engage in meaningful activities to stimulate the mind and improve overall quality of life.

The Lakes at Stillwater is managed by The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health care communities, residential communities and commercial properties. For over 50 years, they’ve been at the forefront of senior living, celebrating well-lived lives in ways that truly matter. Learn more about The Goodman Group here.


All of the information and materials provided are intended for general knowledge and informational purposes only, and are not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice, treatment, or care. You are advised to discuss any and all of this information with your personal financial advisor, attorney, physician, and/or health care provider (as appropriate). The Lodge/The Lakes at Stillwater makes no guarantees, warranties or representations, implied or express, as to the appropriateness, timeliness, accuracy, completeness, and/or usefulness of any of the information, opinions, advice, services, data or other information contained or referenced in the Caring for Dementia Series.


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