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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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This webinar will offer a how-to look at caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Instead of focusing on the symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and possible cures for Alzheimer’s, the emphasis will be on the care and dignity of the individual in order to help them live a more fulfilling life. Family members will learn how this unique approach to person-centered care helps to successfully manage behaviors and positively engage their loved one.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Learn to maintain quality of life
  • Receive tips on keeping a loved one engaged and managing behaviors
  • Gain insight into taking care of the caregiver
  • Earn one hour of  *free* continuing education credit by attending the event and completing a CEU survey

Presenters:

Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders. 

 

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