When: Fri., Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 2016
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. RSVP is required. "Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors" 10:30-12:30 then take an hour lunch break from 12:30-1:30 and then "Effective Communication Strategies" from 1:30-3:30. This program is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.