A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia is often overwhelming and confusing. What does a diagnosis mean? How should I plan? What questions should I ask? Should Mom/Dad still be driving? What should I expect? What resources are available? How should I communicate with my loved one.
Utilizing our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Support Services means you have access to our expert staff throughout your journey.
Individualized Consultation and Support
- One-on-one and family consultations are available to help you and your family
understand the diagnosis and plan for the future.
- Ongoing support and education provide you with continued assistance as needs and questions change.
Support groups facilitated by our experts give you the opportunity to learn from others.
Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education
2422 N. Thompson
2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of each month
Dr. Fayetteville, AR
Last Monday of each month
A light lunch will be provided
2300 SE 28th St.
3rd Thursday of each month
Early Stage Dementia Support Group
This 8-week group is for people who are in the early stages of dementia and their care partners. A care partner is not required in order to attend the group. The group focuses on education regarding dementia, planning ahead, and resources available in the community.
Call the Schmieding Center at 479-751-3043 ext. 245 for more information.
Community educational events related to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia provide you with the knowledge and tools you need throughout your journey.
- Family Caregiver Workshop-Dementia
This workshop presents an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and provides caregiving tips that help maintain respect, dignity and quality of life for the person living with dementia.
- Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience
This program simulates symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias to help caregivers understand these symptoms and enable them to provide care and living environments that are better suited to the individual with dementia.
- Expert Speakers presenting on topics related to dementia
To set up an appointment with our social worker or to inquire about our dementia services, please complete the form below.