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Webinar Series - Dementia and the Church

By Scott Hughes

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More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. An estimated 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and that number is climbing. How can churches respond? How can churches equip caregivers? What can churches do to be more welcoming of those with dementia?

The Committee on Older Adult Ministry is partnering with Discipleship Ministries to produce a webinar series to explore these questions. Join experts in this field for this four-part webinar series taking place in the first quarter of 2020.

Click the links below to register for this free webinar series. Following the webinar, all registrants will receive an email link to the recorded webinar.

Five Things You Should Know about Dementia from a Faith Perspective, with Bishop Ken Carder - Register for Webinar Recording

February 14, 2020 – Five Things a Caregiver of Faith Needs to Know about Dementia, with Mary Margaret Lehman - Register for Webinar

March 12, 2020 – Five Things You Need to Know to be a Good Visitor with Someone who has Dementia, with Michelle Barclay - Register for Webinar

April 22, 2020 – Five Things You Need to Know to Minister to Individuals with Early Dementia, with Peggy Bargmann - Register for Webinar

Scott Hughes is the Executive Director of Congregational Vitality & Intentional Discipleship, Elder in the North Georgia Conference, M.Div. Asbury Theological Seminary, D. Min. Southern Methodist University, co-host of the Small Groups in the Wesleyan Way podcast, creator of the Courageous Conversations project, and facilitator of the How to Start Small Groups teaching series.

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