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Dementia Support Group (Ridgefield)

November 27, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2024

Bereavement Support Group

Presented by: Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter

When: Fourth Monday of every month, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: RVNAhealth, 27 Governor Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877

RSVP: Open and free to the public. No RSVP necessary. Contact facilitator Mel Wutke with any questions at: mwutke@rvnahealth.org or 203-851-3321

Objective: Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association® support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for people living with dementia and their care partners to:

  • Develop a support system.
  • Exchange practical information on challenges and possible solutions.
  • Talk through issues and ways of coping.
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns.
  • Learn about community resources.

Visit alz.org/ct to learn more about caregiver programs and resources. To further extend your network of support, visit ALZ connected®, our online community, at alzconnected.org.

About RVNAhealth’s Melissa Wutke

Melissa is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and currently works at RVNAhealth as a Home Health Aide Supervisor. Before joining RVNAhealth, she acquired extensive experience working with persons affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias in private home, assisted living, and memory care facilities. Melissa previously ran the Newtown Alzheimer’s Support Group through the Alzheimer’s Association (AA) and has received numerous certifications through AA.

Details

Date:
November 27, 2023
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

RVNAhealth
27 Governor Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Phone:
203.438.5555 ext. 1119