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Understanding Dementia Care

May 31, 2013 9:00am - 1:00pm
May 31, 2013 5:00pm - 8:00pm

On Friday, May 31, 2013, Senior Helpers of Pawleys Island and the Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina are hosting two seminars that address this growing public health crisis. Led by nationally- renowned dementia care expert Teepa Snow, these educational seminars will help local families and healthcare professionals gain a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.  These seminars focus on what the person can do and provide the techniques for effect interaction.

Join Senior Helpers, the Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina, and Teepa Snow for seminars that  provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia. These sessions provide basic information and communication skills to improve interactions and ultimately create more meaningful moments together. Families and caregivers will learn strategies to reduce conflict, improve interactions, and work together with loved ones. Teepa will introduce the Senior Gems® approach, a method for identifying characteristics of normal aging through late stage dementia.

Event Date:: May 31, 2013

Event Start time:: 09:00 AM

Event End time:: 01:00 PM

Event Location: HGTC - The Thomas C. Maeser Auditorium 950 Crabtree Lane Myrtle Beach, SC  29577

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Event Date:: May 31, 2013

Event Start time:: 05:00 PM

Event End time:: 08:00 PM

Event Location: HGTC - Grand Strand Campus Conference Center

For more information:: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1190941   &

http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1191045