2017 West MI Dementia Network Meetings

2017 Discussion Topics, Dates, and Locations

Thursday, February 9th

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: Connecting Spiritually with Loved Ones with Dementia

Facilitator: Josh Baron

Location: Raybrook Manor – Friendship Room

Host: Laurie Buter

 

Thursday, March 9th

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: What Do You Do After a Dementia Diagnosis

Facilitator: Cathy Mindes, RN

Location: Raybrook Manor

Host: Laurie Buter

 

Thursday, April 13th

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: Resources Specifically for Dementia

Facilitator: Stephanie Hecksel

Location: AAAWM – 3215 Eagle Crest NE, Grand Rapids 49525

Host: Stephanie Hecksel

 

Thursday, May 11th

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: What’s Normal and the Various Dementias

Facilitator: Dr. Gary Burkhart

Location: Porter Hills Home Care, 555 Cascade West Pkwy SE, Grand Rapids 49546

Host: Jan Amato

 

Thursday, September 14th

3:00 – 3:30 pm – Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: Singing Heart to Heart

Facilitator: Mary Sue Wilkinson

Location: Emerald Meadows

Host: Karen Coy

 

Thursday, October 12th

3:00 – 4:30 pm – Meeting

Discussion: Dealing with Difficult Behaviors

Facilitator: Chris Simmons

Location: Clark

Host: Amanda VanDuinen

 

Thursday, November 9th

3:00 – 4:40 pm – Meeting

Discussion: Annual Planning Meeting

Facilitator: Jan Amato

Location: Porter Hills Home Care, 555 Cascade West Pkwy SE, Grand Rapids 49546

Host: Jan Amato

Please RSVP to jamato@porterhills.org