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Dementia Spiritual Support Group

When: April 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Benedictine Center of the St. Paul Monastery, Mapplewood, MN, 2675 Benet Rd, St. Paul, MN 55105

 

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How Can The Church Be Ready for the Tidal Wave of Dementia?

The Alzheimer’s Association (http://www.alz.org/downloads/facts_figures_2012.pdf) reports “that an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2012. This figure includes 5.2 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s.   One in eight people age 65 and older (13 percent) has Alzheimer’s disease.Nearly half of people […]

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Post reply to NPR Story: Elders with Dementia Music

I love this piece about music and dementia for two reasons: 1) It shows that the individual is still alive, still responsive and still who he or she is. We most times fail to remember that this person is still an indiviual with thoughts, hopes, dreams and desires. Music helps us express who we are. 2) I […]

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Dementia Support Group

Our ministry of supporting those in the transition of dementia through the spiritual support group got off to a great start in September at our first meeting at the St. Paul Monastery.  The group of five engaged in serious and extremely honest conversation about the journey with Alzheimer’s disease and then moved into a time […]

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