October 2016 SPIN Meeting, Feeling Confused??? Tips for Communicating with folks who have Dementia a

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Date: October 24, 2016

Time: 3:00-5:00pm

Location:

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.

Host: Mt. Hood Adult Day Center provides opportunities for socialization, emotional support, physical advancements, intellectual stimulation and spiritual growth. . When the mind is stimulated in a nurturing environment wonderful things can happen. We like to call it Life Enriching Care. We work with your family to ensure each participant has individualized day care planning to enable them to function at the height of their capabilities. Mt. Hood Adult Day Center is located in the Clear Creek business park (building C), just a few minutes from I-84.

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