Earl Shelp, Ph.D, “Caregiving and the rest of the story”
A 3.5 hour highly engaging program specifically for individuals living with early to moderate Alzheimer’s, related Dementia or memory loss. Planned activities strengthen motor and social skills through games, music, crafts, lunch and socialization. Family caregivers receive 3.5 hours of respite, a break and time away from caregiving responsibilities, while their loved one attends each Gathering Place.
A homebound program focused on helping individuals living with illness or other challenges due to aging. An extended family of trained volunteers offers support and companionship for homebound individuals who belong to a partnering congregation. Family caregivers receive respite, a break and time away from their caregiving responsibilities.
A support group established for family caregivers that offer emotional support, encouragement, friendships and helpful tips about self-care and caregiving. Family caregivers caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s, related Dementias, memory loss or other challenges due to aging may join this monthly support group.