St. Peter’s Community Speakers Series on Difficult Conversations

The Community Speakers Series organized by the Pastoral Care Committee at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rockland is offering another program in the series on Difficult Conversations titled "Helping You Cope with Care for One with Dementia." The program will be Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 2 pm via Zoom.

The presenter will be Cheri Blouin LSW, director of social services for Knox Center and Quarry Hill. She has worked at both facilities that have specialized units for those afflicted with dementia and multiple forms of memory loss. She has conducted local support groups for those who are coping with someone with dementia since 1997. The group is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Association of Maine. Due to the Covid pandemic, the support group is currently using a Zoom platform.

There will be a time for questions and for open sharing followed by a short concluding discussion.

Future programs will cover end of life issues and family conversations. These topics surround difficult and sensitive issues that are important but often avoided in conversations even with close family members. Future dates in 2021 will be announced later.

The programs are free and open to the public. To participate please see the “Latest News” announcements at to register.


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