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Webinar Announcement: Spirituality and Dementia, Making the Connection

Posted on: Jul 20, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to this informative and helpful webinar offering insights into spirituality and dementia and the Dementia Friendly Ministry of Christian Horizons. The webinar will also discuss some of the added complexities with the COVID-19 environment. This webinar is presented by David Troxel, co-creator of the internationally recognized Best Friends™ Approach to Dementia Care and memory care consultant to Christian Horizons and its new Pathway Memory Support program.

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias lead to short and longer-term memory loss, confusion and challenges related to reasoning, language and personality change. Family care partners often struggle this changing situation leading to emotional, financial and physical stress.

For many families coping with dementia, faith and participation in faith communities, provide a sense of comfort and strength. Yet dementia creates new challenges to these traditions. How do you take a family member to church if her or she has a short attention span? As a caregiver, how can you arrange support at home so that you can still attend church or participate in other church functions? If the person has forgotten past religious rituals, how can he or she still connect to long-standing traditions? If you are a leader in a faith community, how can you best support the growing numbers of families impacted by dementia?

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To register for this webinar go to https://bit.ly/chregistration.