Community Education & Support

From: Kaye White, Memory Care Navigator, All Saints Church

This month:

Empowering Caregiver Conference
Keynote Speaker: Sharon Johnson, Vice-President and Director Hearthstone Institute, Education and Advisory Division
Where: Duck Woods Country Club
March 30, 2022 – 8:30 to 3:00
Cost: Free for caregivers/$25 fee for Professionals

This program will highlight efficacy of the I’m Still Here® approach to dementia care. This evidence-based model utilizes non-pharmacologic treatment modalities – communication techniques, environmental adaptations, and meaningful activities – as a basis for providing an
unparalleled quality of life for persons living with dementia. Also

Afternoon presentations by:
Brian LeBlanc and Maureen Rulison will speak on “Living With Dementia,” Dr. Hamid Okhravi and Dr. Bahar Niknejad on “Faces of Dementia and Therapeutic Options.”

Lunch will be served. For registration information contact

Caregivers Support Group
Second Wednesday of each month from 2:30 – 4:00 at The Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills
Contact Anne Kelleher at

Outer Banks Caregivers’ Day Out
Begins March 21 (will meet each Monday from 10:00am to 1:00pm
at the Parks and Recreation Center, Kill Devil Hills

This new program is designed to allow the caregiver to have three hours when their loved one is cared for by trained volunteers in a safe place where they will have games, exercise, music, snacks and meet new friends.

To sign up contact Program Director, Dianne Denny at: or call 252-489-9508.