Living with Dementia

If you are caring for someone living with dementia, please consider attending this class.

Living with Dementia:
Optimal Well-Being and Activities of Daily Living
Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:45 am – noon
Held at 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 100, Dublin, CA 94568-3024
Register at: https://www.hopehospice.com/about-hope-hospice/family-caregiver-education-series/

Providing personal care for a loved one with dementia can present overwhelming demands on the caregiver, often leading to frustration and exhaustion. This class will explore effective strategies for managing the activities of daily living (dressing, eating, bathing, toileting, walking, transferring, etc.) with the goals of promoting optimal well-being and personal identity for the patient and maintaining the physical and emotional health of the family caregiver.

Speakers: Jill Smith, RN, Hope Hospice Director of Volunteers
Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, CARES® Dementia Specialist

Debbie Emerson, MS, Hope Hospice Community Health Educator
CARES® Dementia Specialist

Asbury provides a support group for those caring for loved ones with dementia: The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 11am-12noon, Fireside Room. Contact the church office for more information: 447-1950. We’d love to have you join us. You’ll find encouragement, support and information in these informal gatheirngs.

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