Support and Education for Early Dementia
Support and Education for Early Dementia (SEED) is an eight-week research program for newly diagnosed individuals living with mild cognitive impairment or dementia and their families. The weekly sessions include an educational portion led by expert speakers, followed by a designated time for peer support and conversation led by Northwestern social workers.
This program offers:
- An emotional supportive network with other families
- Education from expert guest presenters, tailored to the needs and preferences of those with dementia and their families
- Social engagement
- Awareness of helpful resources and services
- This program typically runs twice annually; once in the fall and once in the spring
- Space is limited; the group typically caps at approximately 20 participants
- Light breakfast and coffee/tea service is provided
Prior registration and an interview are required to participate. Please contact Debbie Dyslin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"This is an important program because I felt like a loner at the beginning, but I have a lot of company now."
— Person with diagnosis, 2017Back to top