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Dementia-Friendly Community Series: Let's Talk About Memory Loss — Why Are We So Afraid?



Fall 2016 Dementia Series
Working Toward a Dementia Friendly Community

Let’s Talk About Memory Loss: Why Are We So Afraid

Sunday, October 23rd
two times, two locations (choose one):

9:40 a.m. at
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
715 Minnetonka Mills Rd.
Hopkins, MN 55343

1:00 p.m. at
Open Circle Adult Day
34 10th Ave. S.
Hopkins, MN 55343

RSVP: 952-697-3871

Many people avoid diagnosis because of the stigma associated with the disease. Caregivers and people with dementia often feel deserted by their friends and family.

  • Acknowledge the devastation of the disease
  • Explore the impact of memory loss on identity
  • Discuss ways to cope with the diagnosis
  • Learn ways to support friends and families

Click to download the flyer

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Speaker: Patty Crawford
Manager, Open Circle Adult Day Program