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Living with Dementia Series – Session 2
September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Understanding Behaviors as a Form of Communication
Identify signs of distress or unmet needs in people with dementia and learn how to adapt or modify your own communication to provide the best possible support. Participants will also learn how to interpret behaviors, find approaches that may reduce distress, promote positive wellbeing, incorporate meaningful activities, develop self-care, handle mobility issues, and more. Advance registration is required for info sessions and Memory Café.
Tuesday, Sept. 20; 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Derry Township Community Center, 605 Cocoa Ave., Hershey, PA 17033
Wednesday, Sept. 21; Noon-2:00 p.m.
4 Seasons Senior Center, 47 CJEMS Lane, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Wednesday, Sept. 21; 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Centre Care Rehabilitation and Wellness Services, 250 Persia Road, Bellefonte, PA 16823
Are you providing care to someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias and looking for more information and support?
Join us for this dynamic, engaging, in-person educational series that offers realistic tips, reliable community resources, and practical tools for care partners to use daily in the caregiving journey.
Attend one or more events in the series, which will be offered in three convenient central Pennsylvania locations.
Each event includes an optional on-site “Memory Café,” where you can bring your loved one living with dementia to enjoy activities in a safe environment while you attend the informational session.
“Living with Dementia” will be offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays—August 30/31 (completed), September 20/21, October 25/26, and November 15/16—in three locations: Hershey, Mifflintown, and Bellefonte.