ANNOUNCEMENTS

December General Membership Meeting | December 16; 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Mature African woman talking with friend on laptop

Let’s wrap up 2020 with a look at the positive side. We know that good things have happened and that COVID-19 has given many of us opportunities to deliver services in new and different ways. Join us for Stories of Endurance, where members share successful programs, caregivers going the extra mile and the new ways of meeting the needs of your clients.

 

Virtual Happy Hour | Thursdays 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 
PRESENTED BY THE SRC AND THRIVENT FINANCIAL
 
Join us for networking and a presentation from a fellow SRC Member.
Thursdays 4 pm – 5 pm

November 19, we will not host SRC Virtual Happy Hour.  We encourage you to join the Marketing and Admissions Game Night! 

 
Would you like to present? Please let us know!

Peak Vista needs your help!

Due to Covid, help of all kinds is in high demand. Please see below for a list of items that care management is looking for to help it’s clients.
 
Keep in mind, items must be new, but company logos are ok.
 
Drop off only new items, to Chad Werner at the 340 Printers Parkways Clinic or contact at 719-344-6479 Chad.Werner@peakvista.org
 
Brand new winter gear needed:
 
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • gloves
  • scarfs
  • hats
  • small first aid kit
  • back packets 
  • socks 
  • travel tooth brush and tooth paste
  • tents
  • flashlight
  • Cap stick
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hand warmers
  • Gift card for gas
  • Gift card for Groceries
 
NO FOOD PLEASE
 
“We are seeing lives touched in simplest ways. A small act of kindness can change the world.
If you can help that is a blessing!”
 
~ Chad Werner

Support Groups for Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association support groups meet on an ongoing basis and are for family or friends who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. The groups are facilitated by volunteers who are screened, trained, and supervised by the Alzheimer’s Association. These groups are a safe place to receive support for the difficult journey of dementia.
 
Due to an abundance of caution during COVID-19, ALL support groups are held in a VIRTUAL and INTERACTIVE format through an application on your computer, tablet, or smart phone called Zoom. A call-in option is also available for each group.
 
Support groups are for family members or friends who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia at any stage of the disease. No cost to attend.
 
We host both general and specialized groups.
 
SPECIALIZED GROUPS are offered for the variety of needs specific to particular types of dementia and caregiving scenarios. Please note, caregivers may attend any group that best meets their needs.
 
  • Veterans Caregivers
  • Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers
  • Grieving through Dementia: A support group to discuss anticipatory grief
  • Younger Onset Caregivers
  • New Beginnings : A support group for those grieving the loss of a loved one
  • Adult Children Caregiver Group: A support group for children car-ing for aging parents
  • Men’s Caregiver Group
  • Adult Children Caregiver Group: A support group for children caring for aging parents
  • Women’s Caregiver Group
  • Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Group
  • Sandwich Generation Caregiver Group: A support group for those raising children and caring for an elder with dementia
 
To register or for more information:

Regional Education Programs

December 2020 Schedule
 
Alzheimer’s Association educational programs are for family or friends who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia at any stage of the disease. The groups are facilitated by staff and volunteers who are screened, trained and supervised by the Alzheimer’s Association. No cost to attend.
 
Due to an abundance of caution during COVID-19, ALL support groups are held in a VIRTUAL and INTERACTIVE format through an application on your computer, tablet, or smart phone called Zoom. A call-in option is also available for each group.
 
Upcoming Class Topics and Schedule outlined below:
 
Effective Communication Strategies | December 4, 10am – 11am
Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia | December 7, 5 pm – 6 pm
Dementia Conversations | December 10, 2pm – 3pm
Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia | December 14, 10 am – 11 am
Dementia Conversations | December 14, 6pm – 7pm
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s | December 15, 10am – 11am
Effective Communication Strategies | December 17, 10am – 11am
 
To register or for more information:

Project Angel Heart | Meal Delivery, Free of Charge

Project Angel Heart delivers meals to people living with many different types of diagnosed illnesses, including cancer, ESRD, heart failure, MS, COPD, ALS, HIV/AIDS (over 150 different primary illnesses).  Our clients face difficulties preparing a nutritionally appropriate meal, either due to their illness, treatments, and/or physical and/or mental disability.  

We serve people regardless of age.  Currently our youngest client is 1 and our oldest is 101.  Dependents of clients are also eligible to receive meal delivery at no charge.  

Our meals are prepared to meet the nutritional requirements of our clients.   Meals are prepared fresh each day.  Every Saturday, clients receive frozen meals that are easily reheated in an oven or microwave, as well as bread, soup, milk and fruit. 

Contact us or learn more at our website. 

Memories in the Making | Virtual Gallery

Memories in the Making
The Pikes Peak Memories in the Making Committee is thrilled to be able to share some of our stunning works of MIM art with you virtually this year! The circumstances of 2020 have brought us this wonderful opportunity to start our own website and extend the appreciation of these artists to a larger audience.  
 
Click here to see the Gallery page and marvel at the beautiful expressions created by those in our community living with memory loss. 

Do you have an announcement or event you would like to share with the SRC Members? Please send us your details and we will share on our website, social media and weekly newsletter!

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