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Duke Dementia Family Support Program

We’re still here for you! Our team is working remotely to offer education, consultation and support. So don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone (919-660-7510). 

 

 

Upcoming Support Group Dates 

All of our support groups are meeting using Zoom, where participants can connect by video or telephone on a smart phone, tablet, laptop or PC. If you have not previously participated in a support group, but are interested in joining now, please contact the appropriate staff member listed below.

Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designLong-Term Care Community Support Group: Tuesday, April 20 at noon, contact Natalie for information, 919-660-7542.

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Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designDuke Dementia Morning Care Partners: Tuesday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m., contact Bobbi for info, 919-660-7509.

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Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designYounger-Onset: Tuesday, April 13 & 27 at 7 p.m., contact Janeli if joining for the first time, 919-660-7565.

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Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designDaughters: Wednesday, April 21 at noon, contact Bobbi for info, 919-660-7509.

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Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designDuke Dementia Evening Care Partners: Thursday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. contact Natalie for info, 919-660-7542.

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Flat Calendar Icon | Calendar icon, Calendar logo, Calendar designPLWD Group: Monday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m. contact Janeli or Natalie for info, 919-660-7542.

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While it’s preferred to meet face-to-face, we are grateful that technology allows us to continue to connect with each other. 

Stay Well,

Bobbi, Lisa, Janeli & Natalie

 


COME ZOOM WITH US!

A Program of Duke Dementia Family Support Program

COME ZOOM WITH US! is an umbrella of four virtual services to provide opportunities for engagement, connection, and stimulation for people living with dementia (PLWD) and educational webinars for their families in the face of unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19.

Come Sing with Us!

Click here to see former performances. Enjoy and watch them as often as you would like. 

Mark Your Calendars for the Upcoming Music Program:

Tony Thompson | ReverbNation

Join us via Facebook Live as we enjoy the musical talents of North Carolina’s own Tony Thompson. This month he will perform original jazz songs from his 21 years in the business, some of his work influenced by the late Miles Davis. So grab your favorite dance partner, sing loudly and join us for a fun afternoon. Feel free to invite other family and friends. There is no charge and no registration.

Don’t have Facebook? Don’t worry, all attendees will use this link to view the event. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for additional information.

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Caregiver Connections

Caregiver Connections: An Educational Webinar Series with the Experts. Take a look at our Caregiver Connections tab to view past presentations from the experts.   

Mark Your Calendars for the Upcoming Webinar:

Hospice 101 with Duke HomeCare & Hospice

Monday, April 26th from 11AM – 12PM EST

April’s Caregiver Connections will focus on the important topic of hospice, what it is, how to
start services, how it can be helpful, eligibility and more.

Speakers: Christie Smith and Katerina Leyzerovich, Social Workers with Duke HomeCare & Hospice

Christie Smith, LCSW, is the Clinical Social Work Lead at Duke HomeCare & Hospice. She has worked in a variety of settings ranging from inpatient hospital care and clinics to private practice settings. She has been a social worker for over 20 years focusing primarily on end-oflife issues, grief and loss.

Katerina Leyzerovich, LCSW, is a Clinical Social Worker at Duke HomeCare & Hospice. She is originally from California, bringing with her experience in end-of-life, grief and loss primarily with dementia patients. She has been a social worker for 8 years.

Click on this link the day of the event or call-in by dialing 1-929-205-6099; Meeting ID: 851 9096 6454; Password: 3513

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Some Information has Moved! 

Be sure to click below to stay tuned to regularly updated info on Engagement Activities, Suggested Reading and Covid & Dementia. Check back regularly as we continue to update the below pages.

 

                          

Engagement & Activities                               Suggested Reading                                    Living with Dementia During Covid-19


The Duke Dementia Family Support Program provides consultation, education and support to people living with dementia and their care families. We also consult with professionals caring for people living with dementia and Duke employees seeking help with elder care decisions.