CONNECT wishes to extend a huge thank you to everyone who attended the Dementia Aware Utah | Dementia Dialogues education series held in Park City during June 2017.  Anne Asman of the University of Utah and Sheryl Bagshaw of Dementia Assist were outstanding presenters.  You may contact Sheryl Bagshaw at Dementia Assist here:  She would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

You can view the slides presented during the series here: Dementia Aware Utah Presentation Slides – Anne Asman

You can view the heartfelt video of Naomi Feil with Alzheimer’s patient Gladys Wilson here:

You can view the video to experience “12 Minutes In Alzheimer’s Dementia” here:

You can view and purchase Sheryl Bagshaw’s two books here:

The Park City Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 2-3PM at the Summit County Library: Summit County Library-Kimball Junction Branch, 1885 Ute Blvd, Park City, UT 84098. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Alzheimer’s Association also offers Early Stage Support Groups led by trained facilitators and offer dementia-related education, resources, emotional support and connections with others living with the disease.  Pre-registration is required to attend an Early Stage Support Group. Please contact Kate Nederostek, Program Director (801-265-1944 or [email protected]) to learn more. To read LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S, a short story written by the members of the Alzheimer’s Association Utah Chapter Early Stage Support Group about their experiences within this group, please click here.   The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.  Please call 800.272.3900 at anytime 24/7.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact CONNECT Summit County via email at [email protected]