Developing Dementia Dexterity

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Developing Dementia Dexterity

This three-part online Dementia training series is for caregivers of people with dementia. Each class is an hour long, from 2 - 3 pm EST.

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About this event

April 27: The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online class provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills as well as providing strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia.

May 4: Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement, as well as strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities.

May 11: Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons with Dementia online class provides information on certain behaviors, potential triggers and strategies useful for dementia caregivers, as well as techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors.