Difficult Conversations: Adult Children and their Aging Parents

It is a common topic of conversation these days among those whose parents are facing the impacts of aging. “My Mom has fallen three times within the past few months and I’m so worried about her.” “Since my Mom died, my Dad seems down. His mobility is so limited; he rarely leaves the house anymore.” […]

5th Conference for Caregivers will be held April 7 at Beth El Synagogue

The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer’s Task Force will present the 5th Conference for Caregivers. “Keeping the Spirit Alive: The Conference for Caregivers and Those Supporting a Loved One with Dementia” will be held on Sunday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue (5225 Barry St W, St Louis Park). […]

Dementia Film and Discussion Series

The Twin Cities Jewish Alzheimer’s Task Force, a collaboration between Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS), Jewish Children and Family Service of Minneapolis, and St. Paul Jewish Community Center (JCC) will present the Dementia Film and Discussion Series. The series, originally offered in 2017, will feature a movie followed by discussion led by a […]

Training Designed to Create Dementia Friendly Communities

In 2010 the State of Minnesota passed legislation requiring the state to prepare for the huge impact Alzheimer’s disease will have on our population and our resources over the next few decades. One of the five areas the state identified as needing attention is helping communities become dementia capable. The state chose five pilot communities […]