Tue, Feb 02 | Virtual meeting

1st Tuesday Dementia Support Group Panama City

Free and open to the public. RSVP required; you will automatically receive a link to attend virtually. Our guest speaker for February 2021 is: Total HealthWorks
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Time & Location

Feb 02, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CST
Virtual meeting

About the Event

Support groups are important for the people living with Dementia but also for care partners, family, friends, and healthcare professionals as a "point of contact" for education, support, and resources.

Hands-On Skill Building Session

1st Tuesday Dementia Support Group virtual meeting February 2, 2021 9:30 am CST.

Senior Helpers of Panama City, FL.

This is a follow-up to “A Morning with with Teepa” event giving attendees time to practice caregiver techniques such as hand-under-hand and using a Positive Approach. The focus is on activities of daily living, specifically eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, walking, and grooming.

Our guest speaker in February 2021 is Total HealthWorks:  https://totalhealthworks.com/ 

Members of our 1st Tuesday Dementia Support Group of Panama City frequently refer to the "Senior GEMS" strategies as a guide for families living with dementia. Our  best meetings were when we were able to sit around the table and discuss matters that no one understands - until they have a family member or friend living with Dementia.  Now we meet virtually, until such time as it is safe to start meeting again in-person.  We have limited in-person attendance at the Beach Chamber with social distancing.

If you are looking for a support group or you just want to learn more about dementia, RSVP to rerceive a Zoom link.  If you are looking for solutions, we use Senior GEMS strategies to:

1.  help change resistance and refusals into participation and successful interactions

2.  help care partners understand which state of brain change the person is experiencing and how to respond appropriately

Call Senior Helpers of Panama City (850.215.1793) for more information about Companion Care, for details about Caregiver training, for a free Senior Gems DVD / strategy tri-fold, or to schedule a "Skill Building" Workshop training.

Registration is Closed
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Dementia Family Pathways

1038 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, FL 32401

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Dementia Family Pathways is a non-profit public benefit 501(c)3 corporation formed August 2019 and is operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue code.  Dementia Family Pathways is not organized and shall not be operated for the private gain of any person.  The property of the corporation is irrevocably dedicated to its educational and charitable purposes; no part of the receipts or net earnings of the corporation shall be used for any activities other than its mission.  Dementia Family Pathways will always retain control over the contributed funds and will provide the relative information regarding its activities on its website.