Did you know memory loss is not a normal part of aging? In this video we will identify what is normal forgetting versus signs and symptoms of dementia. We will also learn about the common causes of dementia and what steps should be taken when you are concerned about a loved one’s memory loss. Learn about ways you can help maintain a healthy brain and overall memory.
Part 2 Occurred: November 11, 2020 Beyond the Words: Communication Strategies for Those with Dementia
Join us as we identify how and why verbal skills change in persons with dementia and the importance of non-verbal communication. We will look at different communication techniques and activity strategies to facilitate meaningful interactions and for successful engagement for care partners and the person living with dementia.
Part 3 Occurred: November 18, 2020 Practical Tips for Caregivers
We discuss the changes caused by dementia related to: communication, participation (in cares and activity), and behavior. We will look at common approaches to use when providing cares (ADLs) and breakdown those common misconceptions about behaviors for those with dementia.