The Abe's Garden® model provides an evidence-based, continuum of care for individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Abe’s Garden® Community Group (AGCG) is Middle Tennessee’s first day program benefiting people with early-stage dementia. AGCG builds on the success of the organization’s residential and day programs, where person-centered, failure-free engagement plays a prominent role.
AGCG provides members a variety of engagement opportunities in a small group environment. Offerings are based on members’ interests, and may include photography classes, songwriting, Nia Wise Moves, foreign language study, and yoga. Additionally, members receive emotional support and build relationships with individuals in similar situations.
Two sessions are available: Tuesdays and Thursdays, or Wednesdays and Fridays. Both sessions meet 10:00am to 2:00pm at Park Manor.
As with all best practices Abe’s Garden® adopts, AGCG’s evolution is guided by outcome data, new findings, and program participants’ needs and interests.
Memberships are currently available, and are subject to initial assessments confirming program suitability, with assessments recurring every six months throughout membership.
For additional information or an application, please contact Judy Given at 615-716-0249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.