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Demystifying Dementia Behaviors


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As the population ages, dementia (including Alzheimer’s) increases. Caring for a person experiencing dementia can be challenging. What is normal and what isn’t? What is the best way to respond to gain cooperation and maintain the dignity of the person while reducing caregiver stress and frustration? Intended for those interacting with people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias on a regular basis.

Section 1 Dementia Basics

Will provide attendees a broad overview of dementia and warning signs.

Section 2 Dementia Behavior

This 2 hour session will dive more deeply into the stages of dementia and the difficult behaviors that may accompany them. Attendees will come away with strategies for how to deal with these behaviors and provide meaningful activities for their loved ones.

Section 3 Dementia Essentials

Will provide attendees with information for support to include caregiver support, legal support, community support and available resources.