InterFaith Works 23rd Annual Spiritual Care Day: Ministering to Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers

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Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle will share discoveries she made with her husband Harrison as they traveled the long road of his dementia. Both long time Buddhist meditators and teachers, Olivia and “Hob” made the decision to approach his diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease through the lens of the Buddhist concept of mindfulness. Ms. Hoblitzelle will offer spiritual insights from their unique journey as well as give practical suggestions that will help us minister more effectively to persons living with dementia and their caregivers. Her acclaimed book, Ten Thousand Joys and Ten Thousand Sorrows has been recommended by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and has received several awards including the Gold Medal: Independent Publisher Book Award. Olivia is an author, therapist and teacher. She is now focusing on elder issues, spirituality and conscious aging.

For more information and to register, see the attached flyer below.

InterFaith Works of Central New York, through education, service and dialogue, affirms the dignity of each person and every faith community and works to create relationships among us.

Zen Center of Syracuse is a member of InterFaith Works

Date: 
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 - 8:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 
Crouse Hospital-Marley Education Center 765 Irving Avenue at Waverly Street, Syracuse
Program fee: 
$30
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