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Friends & Family with Dementia (Hybrid)

Know someone dealing with cognitive decline? Does it feel hard knowing what to say, or do, or how to react? Even more importantly, do you care enough to want to stay involved, but are afraid of saying or doing the ‘wrong’ thing? Feeling guilty that you’ve not interacted with close friends who are dealing with this? These are issues we’ve all been touched by in some way. The questions, fears, and misgivings are not unique, but there is support at TBE.

Join a conversation led by congregants who have experienced life with a loved one with dementia and Rabbi Karen Landy. Rabbi Karen is a chaplain at Newbridge and Hebrew Senior Life. The  purpose of this conversation is to help those who want to maintain a relationship with friends and family members, even when cognitive changes are impacting that relationship. The goal is to prevent the isolation of people with dementia and their family caregivers from supportive friends and relatives. Join us for an open, friendly, thought provoking, and informative discussion. It promises to be an opportunity to learn and be able to show the compassion and caring you thought you couldn’t.

In-person attendance is encouraged in order to get the most out of the experience and information exchanged by speakers. We urge people to attend in person to participate fully in this conversation. We are offering a Zoom option so as to not exclude anyone unable to attend in person.

Registration: This event is available in person and online. Please click the purple registration bar above to pre-register. If you are joining on Zoom, once you have registered, your unique access link will be emailed to you.