Mind Matters: An Evidence-Based Therapeutic Group Program for Persons with Memory Loss

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the MindAlert Series, sponsored by MetLife Foundation

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Mind Matters is an evidence-based therapeutic group program for persons with early memory loss and a 2014 MindAlert winner. This webinar will present why and how the program was initially developed, the benefits, basis in research, participant enrollment process, planning of activities, provision of supportive case management, outcomes, successes, and challenges.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of a group program for persons with early memory loss
  • Identify the therapeutic components of an early memory loss program and their basis in research
  • Understand how to develop their own early memory loss program in their community
  • Plan and conduct successful activities and provide support for the person with memory loss and their families

Presenters:

Barb Brandt is a licensed clinical professional counselor with 24 years experience in aging and dementia care, 13 of which have been at House of Welcome Adult Day Services. Barb is the Mind Matters program manager, having been involved since its development.

Julie Lamberti is a licensed clinical social worker with 30 years experience in aging and dementia care, 25 of which have been as Director of House of Welcome Adult Day Services. Julie initiated the development of Mind Matters and continues to oversee its operation.