Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia is not easy. The four-week series, "Dementia and Caregiving: Focusing on the Person while Understanding the Disease Progression," can provide the tips and strategies for better understanding and managing caregiving. This free program will be held Fridays, Jan. 10 to 31, 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Windham Hospital, 112 Mansfield Ave., Johnson Room. Presenter will be Adrianne DeVivo, CDP, dementia specialist, with Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging, the program sponsor. Topics will be: Session 1 - Overview of Dementia; Session 2 - Basics of Good Communication and Understanding Behaviors; Session 3 - Safety in the Environment and How to Structure a Day with Activities; Session 4 - Taking Care of the Caregiver and Care Options. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions. Seating is limited and registration is required. To RSVP, call 1.855.HHC.HERE/ 1.855.442.4373. Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging is a not for profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Each of the 11 resource and assessment centers are designed to enhance access to services and information related to attaining optimal quality of life for seniors and their caregivers. To learn more, visit http://hhccenterforhealthyaging.org or call 1.877.424.4641.

Locations

Windham Hospital - Johnson Room

112 Mansfield Ave
Willimantic, CT 06226


Register

Registration is Required

Dementia and Caregiving Series

Free

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