When: Tue., Sept. 12, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Behavior is one of the primary ways people with dementia communicate their needs and feelings once the ability to lose language is lost. Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of dementia. "Understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors" will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12p.m. A free hour-long lunch with time for questions will be held from 12-1 followed by "Effective Communication Strategies" from 1-2:30 pm.