Dementia Caregiver Support Group

//Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Dementia Caregiver Support Group2018-05-03T15:44:34+00:00

When and Where

  • 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 9-10 a.m.
    (note: there will be no gathering May 26, Memorial Day weekend)
  • Easter on the Hill, 4200 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan MN (map)

What to Expect

  • If you have a loved one or are caring for a loved one living with dementia/Alzheimer’s, attend this support group to share about your own struggles and needs, identify and reduce personal stress, learn communication skills for challenging situations and much more
  • This confidential group is facilitated by two capable Easter members, Angie and Shirl, and is open to anyone.
  • Questions? Contact Pastor Brandon at pastorbrandon@easter.org or 651-452-3680.
  • Bios:
    Angie Swetland served seniors for over 40 years in faith-based not-for-profit settings, including 19 years at Presbyterian Homes and Services where she oversaw Dementia Care education and programs. She has helped develop and teach the Dementia Care Specialist certificate program offered by the Alzheimer’s Association of MN/NDShirl Behles— Shirl Behles was sole Caregiver for her husband for 5 years. He died from Early On-Set Alzheimer’s at the age of 60. She has worked with Wilder Foundation for four years as an active trained volunteer where she teaches skills to help with the Caregiving Process along with supporting Caregivers through a program called PS I Understand.