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FREE Session on Behaviors & Interventions with Focus on Dementia with FamilyMeans & Stillwater Medical

Feb 26, 2013


FamilyMeans and Stillwater Medical Group will host the session “behaviors and interventions"
for people caring for someone with memory loss on Wednesday, March 6, at FamilyMeans.

When:           First Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m.

Where:          FamilyMeans, 1875 Northwestern Avenue South, Stillwater, MN  55082

Cost:             Free - Pre-registration is requested

RSVP:            Call Lisa Schiemann at (651) 789-4004 to register or to learn more.

Care for the person with memory loss may be available; ask for details when registering.

The monthly caregiver support and education sessions provide caregivers a place to
connect with others in similar situations as well as have the opportunity to
talk with medical experts and caregiver support professionals. Stanley Smith,
M.D., a geriatrician with Stillwater Medical Group along with Lisa Schiemann
and Carol Davis, caregiver coaches and counselors with FamilyMeans, serve as
the facilitators.

The group will explore issues including:

• Managing difficult behaviors
• Maintaining personal balance
• Planning for legal needs
• Coping with depression
• Developing support systems
• Accessing community resources
• Understanding and dealing with the realities of memory loss