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Stronger Together Conference 2021

Join the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan for our (virtual) Annual Conference Stronger Together, 2021.  We are pleased to offer a variety of educational sessions including topics such as social isolation, post-pandemic health concerns, learning cultural humility, current elder abuse legislation, and future trends in aging.  Those who register for the two day conference will […]

AARP MI Live Facebook Event Inside Dementia Minds

Virtual

AARP MI will interview six Dementia Minds representatives live on Facebook and YouTube. Discover their passion for the mission of the organization to develop a corps of Dementia Minds group (persons living with dementia) to create dialogue and education about strategies to live well with dementia. Included in their interview will be a discussion of […]

Free

Dementia Strong

Virtual

Join Brian LeBlanc, Talk Show Host of Dementia Strong and Vice President of the National Council of Dementia Minds as he interviews Brenda Roberts. Join them for a discussion regarding the newly formed not-for-profit organization, National Council of Dementia Minds. Join them live on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/WeAreDementiaStrong

A Moment in Time: A Day in the life of a Person Living with Dementia

Virtual

Michigan Assisted Living Associations Live Web Seminar The impact of dementia can provide challenges to complete daily activities that were once considered simple. Challenging? Yes, but not necessarily impossible. You may be surprised that many challenges are not related to memory but due to changes in sensory perception. Learn firsthand about these changes directly from […]

$35.00

The Three Cs of Persons-Centered Support: Compassion, Curiosity and Creativity

Virtual

Michigan Assisted Living Associations Live Web Seminar Discover the benefits of cultivating a culture of compassion, curiosity, and creativity within your organization. These three elements are the keys to person-centered support especially for individuals living with cognitive change. Learn how to transform challenges into opportunities for discovery by: Hiring for compassion; Developing curiosity; and Opening […]

$35.00

A Moment in Time: A Day in the life of a Person Living with Dementia

Virtual

Michigan Assisted Living Associations Live Web Seminar The impact of dementia can provide challenges to complete daily activities that were once considered simple. Challenging? Yes, but not necessarily impossible. You may be surprised that many challenges are not related to memory but due to changes in sensory perception. Learn firsthand about these changes directly from […]

$35.00

The Black Dementia Minds' Presentation of For Such a Time as This

Virtual

For Such a Time as This is an interactive presentation by seven black individuals living with dementia. In this dramatic presentation, they will share the impact of their diagnosis and the important role their faith plays in their ability to live well. This presentation is hope-filled, challenging, and inspirational. Be prepared for a powerful experience […]

FREE

The Three Cs of Persons-Centered Support: Compassion, Curiosity and Creativity

Virtual

Michigan Assisted Living Associations Live Web Seminar Discover the benefits of cultivating a culture of compassion, curiosity, and creativity within your organization. These three elements are the keys to person-centered support especially for individuals living with cognitive change. Learn how to transform challenges into opportunities for discovery by: Hiring for compassion; Developing curiosity; and Opening […]

A Journey with Dementia Minds

The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center 601 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI

A Journey with Dementia Minds is an interactive presentation by eight individuals living with dementia. In this dramatic and humorous performance, you will experience their journey beginning with the recognition that something was wrong, testing, diagnosis and depression that often follows the diagnosis. Undergo the passage from the darkness of depression into the light of […]

FREE

"This is an amazing initiative that should be shared with families, health care professionals, researchers, etc. Interacting with the Black Dementia Minds group has been a life-changing experience for me. I have gained a new outlook on life that now influences my research. To improve the quality of life for persons living with dementia, we must listen and learn from them."

Fayron Epps, PhD, RN

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