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Kelly shares here Journey with Dementia Together. Watch Kelly's full story here:            https://youtu.be/2TrMTi7zia4          [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://dementiatogether.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Walking-in-the-Light.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video]...

Ready. Set. Already going. READY.  We're ready to continue offering our support, education, and enrichment programming in-person and online because our mission remains clear and unchanged: No one has to walk the dementia journey alone.  2023 calendar.  SET.  Because of the generosity of a previous care partner, current volunteer, and long-time donor...

Thank you SO much to our 2022 annual sponsors! Sponsors help us provide trainings, social enrichment events and support to our community. Consider sponsoring Dementia Together with a tax-deductible donation. If you would like to be a corporate community partner, contact us at help@dementiatogether.orgor 970-305-5271 to learn...

Making your visits count: Tips for family members visiting loved persons in a long-term care communities living with dementia. How can you as a family member create joyful feelings that will linger for your loved person even when the facts of the visit may not be...

‘Tis the Season for Family Gatherings At our Dementia Together SPECAL® (pronounced “speckle”) classes and workshops, we discuss how loved ones with dementia sometimes withdraw or become agitated during family gatherings.  The assumption is often made, “it’s just part of the disease.”  At Dementia Together, we...

At Dementia Together, we have the privilege of facilitating a care partner support group-both in-person and online. Deep friendships have formed. Grief is shared. Practical strategies are discussed. And joy abounds so that people who attend feel better when they leave than when they arrive. Our friends feel seen. They feel heard. They feel...

[caption id="attachment_9829" align="aligncenter" width="281"] "Home isn't always a Place is it?"[/caption] At our Dementia Together support groups, classes, and workshops, we share strategies based on the SPECAL® Method, a simple, family-driven approach rooted in person-centered care.  This method employs tools and mantras that take into...

At Dementia Together, we have investigated many approaches to dementia care however, Door Dash is a new one for us.  We continue to primarily share the simple method called SPECAL® (pronounced “speckle,” developed by the Contented Dementia Trust in the UK).  Our classes, workshops, and...

We recently reached capacity of guests at the beautiful Sweet Heart Winery for our Dementia Together Joy on the Journey first “official” fundraising event.  We more than met our match to help us sustain and grow our services, and for a couple sweet...

-Except for a few minutes every year, most people FORGET about groundhogs. -Groundhogs are sometimes called other names but that DOESN'T CHANGE WHO THEY ARE. -Groundhogs are good at burrowing and hiding or even biting when they feel threatened. Sometimes they are surprisingly agile to swim or...