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Calendar Jan 1, 2022

Caregiver Services
Are you or someone you know helping an older adult who is your spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor and you’re looking to connect for support? Give us a call. Our team of experienced professionals will help you navigate the journey.  Our services include:

Education & Access to Resources:  Our staff have many years’ experience supporting caregivers, so they can provide you with quality educational materials and information about local resources for your caregiving journey, as well as offer strategies for support and self-care.

Memory Loss Caregiver Support Groups (online):  Open to persons caring for someone experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Caregiver Coaching:  Our staff are providing caregiver-coaching support to individuals who are providing care to an adult experiencing any form of dementia.

The Gathering:  A stimulating in-person program for people living with memory loss that provides four hours of respite for their family caregivers. Caregivers also have the opportunity to connect with staff for educational materials and support, as well as to form a support network with other caregivers. To learn more, visit our website at www.lyngblomsten.org/thegathering.

Group eRespite:  Our online Group eRespite program provides one hour of engaging, creative programming for persons experiencing memory loss and a break for their caregivers. Multiple sessions held each week in the morning and afternoon. To learn more, visit our website at www.lyngblomsten.org/eRespite.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers:  A six week class that aims to help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for others.    See the “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” entry above (under “Health, Wellness, and Spirituality”) for more details, including registration information.

For more information about any of our Caregiver Services, email us at caregiving@lyngblomsten.org or call Lisa Brown at (651) 632-5320. Additional information is available at www.lyngblomsten.org/caregiving.

Lyngblomsten Caregiver Services is supported, in part, by gifts made to the Lyngblomsten Foundation and is funded under an award with Trellis as part of the Older Americans Act.

Memory Loss Caregiver Support Groups
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Memory Loss Caregiver Support Groups

Free
Calendar Jan 1, 2022

Family and friends who are caring for someone experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia are welcome to participate. All groups are open to caregivers in the community via Zoom (online video communication tool) or telephone. Each session lasts approximately one hour.

  • 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM
  • 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:30 AM
  • 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM

Click here to view printable flyer.

FREE
Registration required. To sign up, contact Caregiver Services at (651) 632-5320 or caregiving@lyngblomsten.org.

Matter of Balance: Falls Prevention
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Matter of Balance: Falls Prevention

Free

with Lynn Amon

Calendar Sep 12, 2022 at 1:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Mondays, September 12-October 31; 1:30-3:30pm 

Redeemer Lutheran Church- Atrium ,  3770 Bellaire Ave, White Bear Lake

In this A Matter of Balance workshop, you can reduce your fear of falls and learn techniques for increasing your activity. With a group of peers in eight weekly sessions, you will learn:

Class Leaders: Lynn Amon, MSW, LSW, and Becky Hulden, RN, BSN

FREE; donations appreciated.Registration preferred by September 9.

Special Registration:  Register online at www.yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/3393

Or by phone: 1-855-215-2174

Powerful Tools For Caregivers
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Powerful Tools For Caregivers

Free

with Lynn Amon

Calendar Sep 20, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Tuesdays• 1:00-2:30PM Living Waters Church, Lino Lakes

This weekly class aims to help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for others. Class includes a free Caregiver HELPBook.

Improve self-care practices such as exercise, relaxation, and open communication methods

Improve your ability to manage emotions, including reducing guilt, anger, and depression

Increase your self-confidence in coping with the demands of caregiving

Class Leaders: Lynn Amon, MSW, LSW and Jessica Drecktrah,MHA, MN, RN, FCN

FREE; donations appreciated.Registration required by September16th.

Special Registration:  Register online at https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/3401 

or contact Lisa Brown at caregiving@lyngblomsten.org or (651) 632-5320.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions
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Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Free

with Juliann Swanson

Calendar Sep 28, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Wednesday's 1:00 – 3:00 PM * September 28 – November 2

Introductory “session 0” on Wednesday, September 21

Location: Online via Zoom

Workshop Leader: Juliann Swanson, RN

 

A wellness class for people age 60+ Living With Chronic Conditions (Including Long-COVID )

• Create individualized action plans incorporating MIND-BODY connection tools.

• Build accountability to SELF via new “healthy habits” with the support of others!

Topics include nutrition, exercise, medication use, pain and , emotions mgmt. communicating with medical providers.

Register online by September 26 at: www.yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/3394

Or by phone: 1-855-215-217





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