Lyngblomsten Community Services to expand The Gathering to Lino Lakes
November 29, 2023
Lyngblomsten Community Services is excited to share that The Gathering, a group respite program for those living at home with memory loss, will be offered at the Lyngblomsten at Lino Lakes campus on Wednesdays from 10 AM–2 PM, beginning in early 2024.
The Gathering is a group respite program that provides four hours of brain-stimulating activities and social engagement to older adults experiencing early- to mid-stage memory loss, allowing their family members and/or friends to take a much-needed break from caregiving. The program is led by Lyngblomsten staff with support from a team of volunteers who are specially trained to understand the distinctive needs of people experiencing memory loss.
Other sessions of The Gathering are offered at Lyngblomsten’s St. Paul campus on Mondays and Tuesdays and at St. John in the Wilderness Church in White Bear Lake on Thursdays.
Lyngblomsten Community Services has openings for participants at all three sites and is also welcoming additional volunteers at all sites.
“For more than 20 years, The Gathering has offered a place for persons with memory loss to come together for some fun, laughter, and enrichment. It also provides support, education, and connection for family members and friends who are caring for a person living with memory loss,” said Julie Pfab, Director of Lyngblomsten Community Services. “With the addition of the new Lyngblomsten campus in Lino Lakes, we want to expand our reach and offer this life-giving program to more people living in the northeast metro.”
Click here to learn more about The Gathering.
Interested in participating in The Gathering (at any of the 3 sites)?
Contact Lyngblomsten Community Services at (651) 632-5320 or email@example.com.
Interested in volunteering with The Gathering (at any of the 3 sites)?
Contact Lyngblomsten Volunteer Services at (651) 632-5499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gathering is funded, in part, by an award from the Brookdale Foundation Group and by gifts made to the Lyngblomsten Foundation.