Steering Into the Skid: A One Act Memory Care Play LIVE from the Automobile Gallery (Virtual tour of the gallery included!)

Friday, February 12, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT

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Steering into the Skid helps family members, caregivers, local businesses, and the broader community openly discuss dementia and the most well-known form of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease. Audience members meet Tim and Amanda, played by actors Jim Sweeney and Chanda Foley. In 12 short scenes, one per month–starting on New Year’s Eve–and all taking place in Tim & Amanda’s SUV, the audience comes to know this loving couple and bear witness to the early progression of dementia. As the months pass, the audience sees the subtle changes and adjustments the couple is forced to deal with due to memory loss. The play has prompted conversations addressing the isolation and fear associated with dementia. Experience this unique approach using theater and conversation to learn and make decisions about the future. All community members are encouraged to attend. This place will be streamed LIVE from the Automobile Gallery in Green Bay, WI. We will begin with a tour of the gallery by Executive Director, Darrel Burnett. Following the tour, we will watch the play before breaking out into virtual breakout sessions to discuss the play. Feel free to bring your lunch and join us!

Additional Information

This presentation is being offered via webinar in conjunction with the Brown County Dementia Friendly Community Coalition. The Education Subcommittee of this coalition works to offer programiming that fills educational gaps in our community related to dementia. Registration is required and you will receive an email with instructions to join via your computer after you register.

This presentation is made possible by generous support from the Forget Me Not Fund.

Information

  • Delivery Method: Phone/Webinar
  • Date: Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
  • Audience: General Public
  • Languages: English

Contact

    Primary Contact:
  • Name: Mrs. Kate Kahles
  • Title: Outreach Specialist
  • 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900

Register

    Registration Info:
  • Registration Opens: Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021
  • Type: Registration Preferred (Not Required)
    Payment Informations:
  • Event Fee: Free

Donations accepted and appreciated.

Register Now

Information

This presentation is being offered via webinar in conjunction with the Brown County Dementia Friendly Community Coalition. The Education Subcommittee of this coalition works to offer programiming that fills educational gaps in our community related to dementia. Registration is required and you will receive an email with instructions to join via your computer after you register.

This presentation is made possible by generous support from the Forget Me Not Fund.

  • Delivery Method: Phone/Webinar
  • Date: Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
  • Time Zone: CDT
  • Audience: General Public
  • Languages: English

Contact

    Primary Contact:
  • Name: Mrs. Kate Kahles
  • Title: Outreach Specialist
  • 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900

Register

    Registration Info:
  • Registration Opens: Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021

  • Type: Registration Preferred (Not Required)

    Payment Informations:
  • Event Fee: Free

Donations accepted and appreciated.

Register Now