El Arte de Cuidar ~ Seminario de Alzheimer's
Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
|El Arte de Cuidar
a conference for Alzheimer’s caregivers
Thursday, Nov. 14
This free conference will be conducted entirely in Spanish. It will focus on strategies for caring for loved ones who have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.
Keynote speaker Dr. Luis Postigo, a geriatric care specialist, will discuss the importance of keeping individuals with Alzheimer’s or other dementia active and what activities are appropriate for them.
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Arte de Cuidar is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region; Catholic Family Center; The Community Place of Greater Rochester Inc. and Ibero American Action League.
El Arte de Cuidar is an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to better care for loved ones with the disease, but also for caregivers to take better care of themselves. The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease among Hispanics is 1.5 times higher than it is among non-Hispanic whites, according to the Alzheimer’s.
Workshops at El Arte de Cuidar will address topics such as managing challenging behaviors and communication. It will include sessions on the importance of art and music for individuals with dementia and on recognizing the signs of elder abuse.
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Alzheimer's Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region Chapter
To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
A world without Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester & the Finger Lakes includes Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties.
We serve individuals and families facing Alzheimer's disease and other diseases, including multi-infarct dementia, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, Lewy body dementia and Pick's disease.