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Dementia Support Center

As dementia progresses, people depend more on help from others. We work to educate and help families find services to decrease their stress from caring for a loved one with dementia.

Services

Care Consultants work directly with caregivers to help identify and lower their risk of stress and burnout by helping them identify formal and informal services.

Support • Health • Activities • Resources • Education (SHARE)

The early and moderate stages of dementia can be an important time to prepare for the changes that lie ahead SHARE empowers families to get the most out of today while planning for tomorrow.

The program consists of 5 sessions that work through educating about dementia, initiating discussions about care preferences, building a support plan, and how to maintain their plan.

Open to community members caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or cognitive difficulties.

Join from your home by computer or phone! Email dsc@uwyo.edu for access information.

Individual counseling for caregivers and care receivers.
Respite/companionship service provided by trained volunteers.
Our Supported Independence program helps to maintain the health, safety, and independence of persons with dementia who may need additional support. 

Consultants identify caregiversrisk of stress and burnout by equipping family caregivers with the right resources and services based on tailored care plans for every unique caregiving journey.

Training for individuals, businesses, first responders, healthcare workers, and anyone interested in helping people with dementia and their caregivers.

Upcoming Events

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month; join from home by phone or online! Email dsc@uwyo.edu for access information.

Memory Screenings

Take a free online memory screening through the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. In-person memory screenings will resume at a later date.


Additional Information

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

News

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Caring Companions Creator Receives UW’s Marvin Millgate Student Engagement Award

April 9, 2020 ‖ Morgan Longstreth, a University of Wyoming Department of Psychology doctoral student from Newark, Ohio, is conducting research that focuses on issues in older adults related to mental health, technology preference and rurality.

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UW Receives Grant to Enhance Dementia-Capable Care in Albany County

December 17, 2018 ‖ The University of Wyoming recently received a grant to provide community-based services for people with dementia and their family caregivers in Albany County.

Contact Us

Dementia Support Center

Phone: (307) 460-8458

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: dsc@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3415

Laramie, WY 82071

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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