In this session you will learn the differences between normal forgetting, age-related memory loss, mild cognitive impairment and what dementia is. You will become familiar with some of the more common illnesses that cause dementia and the progression of the disease. You will learn about the changes that occur in the brain of someone experiencing dementia and how these changes attribute to their behaviors and their ability to communicate. Along with that, you will learn strategies on how to communicate with someone who has dementia.
6 pm to 9:30 pm ( a snack will be served but please eat dinner before attending)
Facilitator: Patricia GartnerView Fee Schedule
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