Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 11:00-1:30
Learn about the causes and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, discover how Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are diagnosed, and understand more about the behaviors that can be caused by the symptoms of Alzheimer ’s disease and other dementias.
Capturing Life’s Journey
Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 11:00-1:30
Learn techniques to encourage your loved one to share their stories and memories. Become familiar with the format of the Life Journal, learn how to record information about your loved one’s past, and find out how to use the Life Journal in partnership with professional caregivers.
Techniques to Handle Challenging Behaviors
Tuesday, November 6, 2012: 11:00-1:30
Learn more about the challenging behaviors that may be displayed by those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, discover techniques to help handle the behaviors. Explore various techniques to manage different types of behaviors.
Activities to Encourage Engagement
Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 11:00-1:30
Learn about the benefits of staying active for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Discover various techniques to encourage your loved one to engage in activities, become familiar with activities that are suitable for late stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias to stimulate your loved one’s five senses.