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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

Heidi Maxwell, PsyD. Psychologist.  Cheyenne, WY

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

2021 Date

Educational Discussion Topics 

Download the Brochure for May 26th-August 18th

Topic Series: "Nuts and Bolts of Caregiving"

May 26th

Caregiver Tools and Techniques - Adapting your Environment

June 9th

Caregivers Count Too - Caregiver Values and Preferences

June 23rd

Decision Making - Overview

July 7th

Decision Making – Creating a Safe Environment

July 21st

Decision Making – Health and Well Being

August 4th

Decision Making – Financial Planning

August 18th

Decision Making – Legal Planning

Download the Brochure for September 1st-Dec 22nd

Topic Series: "The Caregiver Roadmap"

Sept 1st

Caregiver Decision Making: Legal Decisions # 2

Sept 15th

What are my Care Options?  Levels of Care Session 1 

Sept 29th

What are my Care Options?  Levels of Care Session 2

Oct 13th

Care Coverage: Insurance Coverage, Private Pay, and Community Support

Topic Series: "Caring for the Caregiver during the Holidays"

(View previous recorded sessions of the Caring for the Caregiver Webinar Series:
Supporting caregivers of people living with dementia during the holiday season on our Aging Resources Page, under the Alzheimers and Caregiving Section!)

Oct 27th

Caring for my loved one during the Holidays – Support at home or in assisted living

Nov 10th

Taking Care of the Caregiver: Communicating with Family and Friends during the Holidays

Nov 24th

No session – Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec 8th

Holiday Celebrations: Making it a Great Season for All

Dec 22nd

Celebrating the Caregiver

SAVE THE DATES: January 12th, Jan 26th, Feb 9th, Feb 23rd and more!



Review the resources discussed during each network here!


 

Contact wycoa with questions or to register now!

wycoa@uwyo.edu | (307) 766-2829 

 

Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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