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July 2019

Dementia Live

July 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

July 19th – James L. West Center Appointments available between 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Dementia Live® Is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. Dementia Live takes approximately 45 minutes and time slots available every 20 minutes. Spaces in each time slot are limited, please reserve a time slot call 817-877-1199 to schedule your time. REGISTER…

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Dementia Friendly Chapel Service

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth | Chapel, 800 W 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel Join us each Wednesday for a 45-minute service including singing of old hymns, scripture reading, and prayer. This weekly service is open to all persons with special needs, care partners, families and anyone who likes to sing the old hymns.

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Normal or Not Normal Aging

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
James L. West Center for Dementia Care, 1111 Summit Ave.,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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July 25th from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. – James L. West Center  Registration Requested    This workshop uses Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care training model and we will explore the differences between normal aging and not normal aging while gaining a better understanding of what to expect as we get older and how it is different from those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach™ to Care (PAC) is a training and advocacy organization offering…

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Dementia Friendly Chapel Service

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth | Chapel, 800 W 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel Join us each Wednesday for a 45-minute service including singing of old hymns, scripture reading, and prayer. This weekly service is open to all persons with dementia, care partners, families and anyone who likes to sing the old hymns.

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August 2019

Sexuality and Dementia

August 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

August 1st from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. - James L. West Center This class describes the changes that happen in the brain during the progression of the dementia and some of the sexual behaviors that may be seen. We will also discuss a variety of interventions for these changes. REGISTER NOW! Phone:  817-877-1199 Email:   caregiver@jameslwest.org In Person: 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Online: www.jameslwest.org

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Dementia Friendly Chapel Service

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth | Chapel, 800 W 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel Join us each Wednesday for a 45-minute service including singing of old hymns, scripture reading, and prayer. This weekly service is open to all persons with dementia, care partners, families and anyone who likes to sing the old hymns.

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Hospice 101: Everything you wanted to now, but were afraid to ask

August 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

August 7th – Lunch & Learn    Hospice 101: Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask The West Center Lunch & Learn Series meets the first Wednesday of every month and is for family care partners to come together to learn and support each other over lunch. Please RSVP 48 hours in advance to ensure we have enough lunch for everyone. Donations for lunch are appreciated. REGISTER NOW! Phone:  817-877-1199 Email:  caregiver@jameslwest.org In Person: 1111 Summit Ave.,…

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Dementia Friendly Chapel Service

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth | Chapel, 800 W 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel Join us each Wednesday for a 45-minute service including singing of old hymns, scripture reading, and prayer. This weekly service is open to all persons with dementia, care partners, families and anyone who likes to sing the old hymns.

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Compassionate Touch® Skills

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
James L. West Center for Dementia Care, 1111 Summit Ave.,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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August 15 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Compassionate Touch® is a proactive caregiving approach that uses focused touch to bring personalized care to persons with dementia. Personalized approaches are first priority for responding to and preventing behavioral expression and Compassionate Touch® techniques provides practical tools that create positive outcomes and help achieve person center dementia care. REGISTER NOW! Phone: 817-877-1199 Email: caregiver@jameslwest.org In Person: 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Online: www.jameslwest.org      

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Dementia Friendly Chapel Service

August 21 @ 10:00 am
First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth | Chapel, 800 W 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States

Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel Join us each Wednesday for a 45-minute service including singing of old hymns, scripture reading, and prayer. This weekly service is open to all persons with dementia, care partners, families and anyone who likes to sing the old hymns.

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