The Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team (RSV/AD) invites you to events and activities throughout the fall that provide support and education for caregivers and families of persons living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Join us to help make Roseville a more welcoming place for people living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team (RSV/AD) invites you to events and activities throughout the fall that provide support and education for caregivers and families of persons living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
RSV/AD is hosting film documentaries and discussions about dementia, caregiving and the arts. The films are from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Lyngblomsten, 1415 Almond Ave, St. Paul. All films and discussions are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Lyngblomsten is handicapped accessible.
Sunday, November 1Alive Inside – Follow a social worker as he explores how music can reawaken the vitality of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. (78 minute film)
Sunday, November 15I Remember Better When I Paint – Follow an artist with Alzheimer’s disease who was lost, agitated and withdrawn and see how the creative arts helped her regain an interest in life and the people around her. (54 minute film)
RSV/AD is also hosting four educational seminars this fall. Experts will speak on specific topics and respond to questions. Seminars meet at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. They are free and open to the public. No registration is required. City Hall is handicapped accessible.
Thursday, October 15Testing for Dementia: Diagnosis to Treatment and Real World Implications – Learn about the assessment used to diagnose dementia. Learn how it is explained to families and patients and how assessments can provide pathways for referrals and follow-up.Dr. Sonia Mosch, PhD, LP, ABPP, Health Partners Center for Memory and Aging
Thursday, October 22Caregiver Stress/Burnout (Taking Care of You) – You are not alone as a caregiver. Learn how others cope as a care partner. Get tips and tools for a balanced and fulfilled life while caring for a loved one.Catherine Engstrom MSW, LGSW, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Caregiver Services
Thursday, October 29Practical Tips for Avoiding Power Struggles – Practice hands-on techniques to diffuse battles, communicate better and simplify your interactions.Deb Nygaard, Arthur’s Residential Care
Get more information about these and other efforts at www.cityofroseville.com/dementiainfo or contact Janell Wampler at 651-604-3520.