I Made A Promise: How to cope with the guilt and heartbreak when promises are broken

This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3XVaRxz When people make promises while caring for their loved ones, they base their decisions on the information they have at the time, with no way of knowing what the future will hold. This program will discuss […]

Change your thinking: How to replace twisted thinking with healthy thoughts

This is a free, online event. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3FUBLOV PRESENTERS: Jamie Cobb, CAEd, Vice President of Dementia & Caregiving Education -James L. West Center for Dementia Care Hollie Glover, MA, LPC, NCC, Director of Education and Family Support Services -James L. West Center for Dementia Care HOSTS: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging James […]

Stress-Busting for Family Caregiver of Persons with Alzheimer’s & Dementia

RSVP: Every Tuesday starting January 17th through March 14th, 2023 Email caregiver@jameslwest.org or call 817-877-1199 to register Overview: The Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers™ is an evidence-based program that provides support to family caregivers of persons with dementia. It is proven to: Improve the quality of life of family caregivers who provide care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease […]

Compassionate Touch: Elevating Human Connection

Virtual

Compassionate Touch® is an approach combining skilled touch and specialized communication, shown to prevent stress reactions for people living with dementia and enhance the quality of life for those in later stages of life. This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3WuhdCE Benefits Easy […]

Dementia Live® A Virtual Simulation Experience

Virtual

Dementia Live® is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. **Dementia Live can be done in-person and scheduled by appointment. It can be experienced individually or in larger groups and takes approximately 45 […]

Adult Day Programs 101

Virtual

Adult Day Programs 101: What are they and how they can help? This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3QT00AM Do you worry that your family member with dementia doesn't have any opportunities to socialize? Does he/she sit in front of the TV or […]