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Dining with Dementia: Techniques to Bring Joy to the Table

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15 Craigside

Ground Floor Theater

15 Craigside Place

Honolulu, HI 96817

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Dining with Dementia: Techniques to Bring Joy to the Table

Please join Dorothy Colby for a Positive Approach to Care™ seminar, developed by Teepa Snow (www.teepasnow.com), that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia throughout their journey. Participants leave sessions with a better understanding about the devastating experience of losing cognitive ability and/or functionality as well as insights into interpreting needs.

This 2-hour skills-based workshop is based on Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to Care philosophy. This dementia care workshop is for anyone wishes to improve their ability to approach, connect and provide care with those living with dementia.

Recommended for family members who provide direct care, professional care providers and volunteers who work with people living with dementia.

Workshop Overview:

• Visual, verbal and physical interaction skills to optimize engagement in meals

• Interventions to support meals and drinks that provide pleasure and interest while minimizing risk and optimizing nourishment and hydration

• Ways to address concerns and reach consensus regarding late life care and end of life support when eating and drinking are becoming no longer safe or desired

• How to modify foods for to accommodate chewing and swallowing challenges and changes.

Participants will receive handouts of the material covered. Refreshments will be provided. Other Positive Approach to Care resources will be available for purchase.

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Where is 15 Craigside?

-- 15 Craigside is centrally located on Nuuanu Avenue, mauka of the Craigside Condominium complex.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

-- The entrance to 15 Craigside's parking lot is off of Nuuanu Ave. Parking is behind the building. A valet will direct you to a stall and hold your keys for you.

Where can I learn about other Positive Approach to Care classes available?

-- Visit www.dorothycolby.com to see a listing of all current classes running.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

-- Yes, you may transfer your ticket to someone else. Please email info@dorothycolby.com to let Dorothy know who will be attending in your place.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

-- Email info@dorothycolby.com if you have any questions.

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