Alzheimer's Community Series
An annual series of education programs where you can join others in your community to learn about Alzheimer’s disease, coping skills and resources.
All presentations: Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30pm
Presented by: Kesstan Blandin, PhD, Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter
In six locations via teleconference:
Registration: Programs are free but a reservation is necessary. Please call 603.606.6590 to reserve your spot. Ask about participating via the internet.
The Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease - June 11, 2014
Learn the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and how it impacts the brain, symptoms, medications, diagnosis, progression of the stages and risk factors. Learn an effective way to approach the major decisions in living with Alzheimer’s and how to strategize to make changes as easy as possible.
Understanding Communication & Behavior - June 18, 2014
Building on our understanding of how Alzheimer’s impacts the brain, learn communication techniques to ensure positive engagement. Analyze behavior as communication when language breaks down and learn how to respond in challenging moments effectively to manage and possibly prevent future problems.
Difficult Conversations - June 25, 2014
Learn how to have honest and caring conversations about some of the most difficult topics: the importance of going to a doctor for diagnosis or follow-up, concerns about driving and making legal and financial plans
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