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Thursday
21
JUN

The Longest Day: Virtual Dementia Tour

09:30
17:00
Bethany Life
Event organized by Bethany Life

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During a Virtual Dementia Tour experience, trained facilitator Lyn Hilgenberg guides participants through common everyday tasks and exercises while outfitted with patented devices that alter their senses. The Tour enables caregivers to experience for themselves the physical and mental challenges those with dementia face and use the experience to provide better person-centered care.

Join us on The Longest Day—a spring team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association®. This unique event is held annually, on
or near, the summer solstice. We chose the longest day of the year, to honor those living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, for whom every day is the longest day.

Lyn Hilgenberg Bio:
Beginning with her work as Child Advocate within the juvenile justice system to her extensive career within the medical and dental field as an Administrator; Lyn’s career has been a unique blend of experiences. She developed an understanding of family issues as well as an appreciation for health and wellness. Lyn furthered her understanding of geriatric concerns as the Owner and Director of Client Services for her non-medical home care company and as an Executive Director for assisted living.

Through her company Daylily, Lyn provides educational and consulting assistance for families and facilities regarding topics of healthy aging and dementia care. Lyn conducts state mandated C.C.D.I. (Chronic Confusion & Dementing Illness) training for facilities and has presented to several local, state, and national organizations.

A $10 donation per tour will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association to help find the cure for Alzheimer's.

Venue

Bethany Life