Memory Loss & Dementia: Toward Community Awareness and Support
March 5, 2022, 10:30am
Offered by Marigrace Becker, Program Manager of Community Education and Impact at the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center, and Mary Jane Knecht, Manager of Creative Aging Programs at the Frye Art Museum.
Admission
Free
Sponsored by
Kip Greenthal, The Hamlet, Lopez Island Family Resource Center, Lopez Island Home and Hospice Support, San Juan County Health, Senior Services.
Caregivers, family members, and friends of those living with dementia are invited to participate in an educational, interactive opportunity on March 5, 2022, at 10:30 am at Lopez Center for Community and the Arts. This free event will guide our community on how best to support people who are living with dementia.

Participants will learn the basics of dementia, tips for communication, and how the creative arts can play a special role in health and well-being. This informative session will be led by Marigrace Becker, Program Manager of Community Education and Impact at the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center. The talk also includes a preview of Meet Me at the Movies, an interactive film program designed for people living with dementia, with a follow-up event planned for April 2, 2022.

The programs are organized by the Frye Art Museum with co-hosts LIHHS, The Hamlet, LIFRC, Senior Services, and San Juan County Health, with special thanks to Kip Greenthal for fostering this wonderful opportunity.

Please note that proof of Covid vaccination will be required at the door. Masks and social distancing will be required for everyone’s safety. If Covid cases surge again, the event may be postponed.