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Wyoming Dementia Together Network

Are you a family member or friend of someone living with dementia?  

The Wyoming Center on Aging and Partners invite you to join:

Wyoming Dementia Together Information
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Wyoming Dementia Together is a community of experienced professionals who partner with caregivers to provide confidential education and support free of cost to those whose loved ones are living with dementia.

Receive bi-weekly education and support that is specifically tailored to you and other families and friends of people living with dementia in the Rocky Mountain region.

 

Download and share the:

Wyoming Dementia Together Informational Flyer


General Information

Participation is Free. Join from your home computer or phone!

Caregiver Experience and Networking:  Caregivers throughout the region are offered the opportunity to receive suggestions to support caring for their loved ones by sharing their story for discussion and feedback to a network of caregivers as well as a professional support team.

Professional Support Team:

Facilitator - Sabine Schenck, MS. Laramie, WY

Team Lead - Carol Taylor, LCSW.  Social Worker.  Jackson, WY

Katherine Kitchen Andren, PhD, ABPP-CN. Neuropsychologist.  Salt Lake City, UT

Dani Guerttman, Dementia Consultant.  Casper, WY

Theresa Robinett, MOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist. Casper, WY.

Scott Veatch, Caregiver. Casper, WY

and YOU!

Considerations:

  • A one-time registration is required. Please call WyCOA at (307) 766-2829 or email wycoa@uwyo.edu. *Note all information provided is kept confidential. You will receive the information to join each week via email once registered.

  • All participants are asked to complete an Event Survey for each network.

  • Join early, call (307) 766-2829 for assistance!

  • Participation in the study and the Wyoming Dementia Together Caregiver Network does not establish a patient/provider relationship.  Any advice provided during the study is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for obtaining medical advice or treatment from a primary physician or other medical professional.


WDT Network Topics

Wednesdays 10:30 am – 11:45 am MDT (*note new time providing an extra 15 minutes!)
A bi-weekly caregiver experience plus educational discussion

Wyoming Dementia Together Format:
10:30am-10:35am: Introductions & Welcome
10:35am-11:15am: Educational Discussion
11:15am-11:35am: Caregiver Experience
11:35am-11:45am: Wrap Up & Coming Attractions

Date

Educational Discussion Topics 

(View previous recorded sessions at the Aging Resources Page, under the Alzheimers and Caregiving Section!)

June 1st

Engaging Activities for Your Loved One and You to Enhance Cognitive Engagement

June 15th

Continence Care and Personal Hygiene

June 29th

Planning for Good Health – Medical Decision Making

Topic Series: Caregiver Potpourri.  Download the Brochure now!

July 13th

Communication: Engaging your Loved One with
Dementia in their Personal Care

July 27th

Collaboration: Enhancing Personal Care for Your Loved

One with Dementia

August 10th

Resources: How to Identify and Obtain Appropriate Resources to Care for Your Loved One at Home

Augiust 24th

Home Care: Levels of Care – Respite Care, Home Care, Caring Companions, and Others

Sept 7th

Advocacy for Your Loved One: What is Your Medical Team Trying to Say? And How You Could Respond

SAVE THE 2022 DATES: Sept 21st, Oct 5th, Oct 19th, Nov 2nd, and more. Previous subjects available for viewing: Contact WyCOA for more info!



Review the resources discussed during each network here!


 Be sure to check out the Wyoming Dementia Together ONCE AGAIN YouTube Channel!

 Hosted by Scott Veatch, WDT Professional Support Team Member

Click on “subscribe” and on the “bell” icon next to it and you will be notified when we upload a new video. Don’t forget to “like” us and feel free to leave a comment.

 

 

Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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