Date: October 24, 2016
Mt Hood Adult Day Center 376 NE 219th Ave., Gresham, OR 97030
Topic: This presentation will be an interactive, audience participation style workshop. Bring your concerns! Ask questions! The presentation will include demonstration and discussion, "Show & Tell" of Gadgets & Tips for connecting with the person who has dementia. In addition, the roller coaster of emotions experienced by families will be identified and tips for interventions will be shared. The purpose of this presentation is to reduce friction, improve relationships and move toward enjoying each other’s companionship.
Speaker: Joyce Beedle, RN, BSN is the President of Alzheimer’s Consulting Services and the author of The Carebook: A Workbook for Caregiver Peace of Mind. Joyce is a registered nurse who has been helping and training caregivers with Alzheimer’s care concerns since 1984. One of the pioneers of compassionate Alzheimer’s care, her experience in the field provides a living example of how much change has occurred in Alzheimer’s care in the past 30 years. She is known nationally for her expertise on Alzheimer’s and dementia care. She is also a consultant, publisher and author of family caregiver books.