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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. 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.

African American Dementia Care Partners Support Group: Every third Tuesday at 7 p.m., contact Tiffany for info, 919-660-7508.

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Long-Term Care Community Support Group: Every third Tuesday at noon, contact Natalie for information, 919-660-7542.

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Duke Dementia Morning Care Partners: Every second Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., contact Bobbi for info, 919-660-7509.

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Younger-Onset: Every second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m., contact Janeli if joining for the first time, 919-660-7565.

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Daughters: Every first and third Wednesday at noon, contact Natalie for info, 919-660-7542.

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Duke Dementia Evening Care Partners: Every second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m, contact Natalie for info, 919-660-7542.

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PLWD Group: Every third Monday at 11:00 a.m. contact Janeli for info, 919-660-7565.

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At this time, we are planning to meet virtually through the remainder of 2022. We will continue to evaluate the situation as the year progresses and offer plenty of warning if the group structure will change.


COME ZOOM WITH US!

A Program of Duke Dementia Family Support Program

COME ZOOM WITH US! is an umbrella of 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. 


Caregiver Connections

Through the Caregiver Journey: Finding Purpose in the Pain

Speaker: Dr. Jenna Renfroe, PhD, ABPP with Tailored Brain Health 

Tuesday, August 23 at 10:30AM

Dr. Jenna Renfroe will offer insights on how to identify, process, accept and move forward through difficult emotions brought on by the caregiving journey. How to find purpose and meaning in challenging times and learn more about post-traumatic
growth through resilience.

Tailored Brain Health, Psychologist, Greensboro, NC, 27408 | Psychology  Today

Dr. Jenna Renfroe is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and founder and CEO of Tailored Brain Health. She has specialized training in providing support for caregiver stress, changes in memory, and stress and anxiety due to life changes. She received her doctoral training at the University of Florida in Clinical and Health Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology.

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Click on this link to access the Zoom presentation the day of the event OR call in by dialing 1-646-876-9923

Meeting ID: 965 7747 1018 – Password: 3513


Upcoming Programs Events and Engagement Opportunities

Event Opportunities

 

Alzheimer’s Association NC Chapter Education Programs 

The North Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has a variety of webinars coming up over the next few weeks.

Thrive with Pride Monthly Series: Discusses various topics related to brain health, caregiving, and unique issues that impact the LGBTQ+ community. Click here to view flyer. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900.

Into the Deep End: Dementia, Veterans, and Caregiving Series. This 4-part series focuses on challenges that caregivers may face every day, with special emphasis on issues unique to Veterans. Click here to view flyer. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900.

 

Engagement Opportunities

Reflections Art Talks 

The Nasher Museum of Art is now offering both virtual and in-person tours through their Reflections: Alzheimer’s Program. If you are interested in learning more about this free engagement opportunity, please contact Natalie.


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.